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Cynthia Nixon and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez call out Cuomo for his Women’s Equality Party snub

The two female candidates took shots at the Women's Equality Party for endorsing the men in their respective races over them.

Can Kerri Harris be the first progressive to oust a sitting Democratic senator?

Kerri Evelyn Harris looks to take the progressive revolution Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez started all the way to the U.S. Senate.

Barack Obama signals support for a universal basic income

The former president signaled his openness to the policy in a speech Tuesday in South Africa.

Ocasio-Cortez defeated Crowley in the primary, but he won’t take his name off the November ballot

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is once again battling with Rep. Joe Crowley, this time over whether or not he is running a third party challenge to her campaign.

Meet Ayanna Pressley, the congressional candidate poised to become the next Ocasio-Cortez

The first black woman to ever sit on Boston's city council is running an insurgent campaign against a long-serving Democratic congressman.

Progressive challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez bests top-ranking Democrat in stunning primary upset

The race represents the biggest upset against the Democratic establishment in 2018.

How a Native Hawaiian Democrat is pushing the party left on his home turf

Kaniela Ing, 29, thinks Democrats have gotten complacent in blue states like Hawaii. He wants to change that.

This young progressive is teaching Americans how to run for office — by challenging Nancy Pelosi

Ryan Khojasteh won't be old enough to be in Congress until five days before the November election, but that isn't stopping him.

This progressive millennial aims to bring change to America’s wealthiest congressional district

Suraj Patel is running on a bold progressive platform that includes defunding Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Progressive challenger in Michigan governor’s race is running to the left on gun control

Abdul El-Sayed, the man running to be Michigan's first Muslim governor, plans to spend significant resources in an online ad campaign calling out his primary opponent on gun control issues.

Meet the young progressive Latina trying to oust one of the most powerful Democrats in the House

One of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country has been represented by a white man for nearly two decades. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants to change that.

Meet the anti-Trump candidate running to become the United States’ first Native American governor

Paulette Jordan wants to try and turn a deep-red state progressive in the era of Trump.

This Muslim American woman is running for Congress as a direct challenge to Trump’s agenda

Michigan native Fayrouz Saad, born to Lebanese immigrants, worked in Barack Obama's Homeland Security department and was Detroit's director of immigrant affairs.

Abdul El-Sayed, a doctor from Detroit, could be America's first Muslim governor

"I'm running because I believe I will be the best governor for the state of Michigan — whether or not I'm Muslim."

Inspired by the Women's March, the #MeToo movement and opposition to the Trump administration, these progressives decided to take matters into their own hands and run for office.