Candidates hope to replicate Ocasio-Cortez's tactics across the country

Candidates hope to replicate Ocasio-Cortez's tactics across the countryRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., stunned the political world last year when she pulled off an upset victory against a 10-term incumbent who held a leadership position in the Democratic caucus. Now candidates are looking to replicate some of her tactics to take on Democratic incumbents across the country. According to the group the Justice Democrats, which backed Ocasio-Cortez in her race, the first-time candidate succeeded in part because of her unique social media strategy, a refusal to take money from large corporations and her recognition of issues that resonate with millennials.

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Hariri says Israeli drones in Beirut attempt to stir Middle East tensions

Sun Aug 25 , 2019
BEIRUT/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said two Israeli drones which crashed in a suburb of Beirut dominated by the Iranian-backed Hezbollah were designed to stir up regional tensions. One drone fell and second exploded before dawn and caused some damage to Hezbollah’s media center in the southern Dahiyeh suburbs, a Hezbollah official told Reuters, in the first such incident since the two sides waged war in 2006. “The new aggression…constitutes a threat to regional stability and an attempt to push the situation toward further tension,” Hariri said in a statement from his office. Posts from the same […]