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Jamaal Bowman Declares Victory Over 16-Term Rep. Eliot Engel

Jamaal Bowman, Democratic candidate for NY-16, addresses supporters at a stop in Hastings-on-Hudson during his ”Bowmentum World Tour” the weekend before Election Day.Gina M Randazzo/ZUMA Wire For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.Another year, another congressional heavyweight from New York City who is on the verge of falling…

AOC: Trump Is “Going to Cost Lives” If He Doesn’t Use the Defense Production Act

Samuel Corum/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) sharply criticized President Trump on Sunday for not using his authority to force manufacturers to make medical supplies and other protective equipment that healthcare workers are using to fight the coronavirus. “We cannot wait until people start really dying in large numbers to start production, especially of more…