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A slate of insurgent progressives who hoped to ride to victory on the coattails of New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mostly fell short on Tuesday. But their campaigns have put pressure on the party "establishment."
Conservatives and right-wing media figures are arguing that Democrats have embraced left-wing positions on immigration, including calling for the elimination of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, as part of a "coup" to retake political power.
A stunning upset win against a longtime Democratic incumbent in the New York primaries on Tuesday has many talking about a 'Democratic Spring.' The 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat Rep. Joe Crowley in New York's 14th District.
The deepening turmoil in Venezuela has brought repudiation from around the world, but some of those governments reap political benefit from their condemnations.
"Latin America is already fairly independent ... and [Trump’s] message, I think even for the progressive leaning of Latin America, would be positive."
For the first time in the country's post-Soviet history, no left-wing parties will make it into parliament.