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Ocasio-Cortez stumps for fellow progressive in Delaware

August 31, 2018

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York is taking time away for her campaign for U.S. House to stump for a fellow progressive Democrat in Delaware.

Ocasio-Cortez, who defeated 10-term Rep. Joe Crowley in a June congressional primary, traveled to Delaware on Friday to show her support for Kerri Lynn Harris, a political novice and community activist trying to unseat three-term incumbent Democratic Sen. Tom Carper in in next Thursday’s primary.

Speaking to a crowd of about 300 at the University of Delaware, Ocasio-Cortez noted that Harris traveled to New York to help her in her long-shot political bid, and that Harris has her support as well.

Harris and Ocasio-Cortez encouraged the crowd to get engaged in politics and fight for change, no matter what the odds.

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