[Rushtalk] Four socialist-backed candidates win Pennsylvania legislative primaries

John Quayle blueoval57 at verizon.net
Mon May 28 15:16:58 MDT 2018


/*The Costa name is big in Pittsburgh and has been for a long time. This 
is either a temper tantrum or gross cheating was involved. */


On 5/28/2018 2:03 PM, Carl Spitzer {C Juno} wrote:
> *Four socialist-backed candidates win Pennsylvania legislative 
> primaries* By Avery Anapol <http://thehill.com/author/avery-anapol> - 
> 05/16/18 07:29 AM EDT 5 
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> Four Democratic candidates backed by the Democratic Socialists of 
> America (DSA) won primary elections 
> <https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/pennsylvania-dsa-major-primary-wins-state-house_us_5afbba0fe4b06a3fb50bb5d7> for 
> legislative seats in Pennsylvania on Tuesday.
>
> In the Pittsburgh area, Summer Lee and Sara Innamorato, Democrats who 
> are both members of the DSA, won primaries for state House Districts 
> 34 and 21.
>
> ADVERTISEMENT Lee and Innamorato defeated state Reps. Paul Costa and 
> Dom Costa, both Democrats. They do not have Republican opponents in 
> the general election.
>
> Costa congratulated Lee on her victory, telling the Pittsburgh 
> Post-Gazette 
> <http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-local/2018/05/15/Paul-Costa-Dom-Costa-Summer-Lee-Sara-Innamorato-incumbents-lose-state-House/stories/201805150126> 
> that her campaign had done a better job getting people out to vote."
>
> "They energized a lot of people, and they showed up at the polls,” he 
> told the outlet.
>
> In Philadelphia, Democrats Elizabeth Fiedler and Kristin Seale won 
> legislative primaries for House Districts 184 and 168. Fielder does 
> not have a GOP opponent in the general election, while Seale will take 
> on Rep. Christopher Quinn.
>
> It was a great night for female candidates in the Keystone State in 
> general, as all four women unseated male state representatives. 
> Pennsylvania has an all-male delegation to the U.S. Congress, but 
> several women won primaries for the House on Tuesday night and will be 
> favorites in November.
>
> The DSA hailed the legislative victories as a huge moment for the 
> socialist movement.
>
> Arielle Cohen, co-chair of the Pittsburgh DSA chapter, told HuffPost 
> <https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/pennsylvania-dsa-major-primary-wins-state-house_us_5afbba0fe4b06a3fb50bb5d7> 
> that she feels a "monumental shift" after the victories, noting DSA’s 
> growing membership since President Trump 
> <http://thehill.com/people/donald-trump>Donald John Trump 
> <http://thehill.com/people/donald-trump>NYPD has received 18 percent 
> more threats of school violence this year than last: report 
> <http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/389599-nypd-has-received-18-percent-more-threats-of-school-violence-this-year> 
> GOP congressman says he’s leaving Congress because ‘all I do is answer 
> questions about Donald Trump’ 
> <http://thehill.com/homenews/house/389597-gop-congressman-says-hes-leaving-congress-because-all-i-do-is-answer-questions> 
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> MORE <http://thehill.com/people/donald-trump>'s election.
>
> "We won on popular demands that were deemed impossible. We won on 
> health care for all, we won on free education,” she said.
>
> “We’re turning the state the right shade of red tonight,” she added.
>
>
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