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A 2016 hangover: Some Bernie Sanders supporters still upset

A 2016 hangover: Some Bernie Sanders supporters still upsetIOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — It was hard to miss Cheri Pichone's excitement about Bernie Sanders' second presidential run. She showed up to a recent Iowa rally decked out in Sanders gear, complete with a figurine of the Vermont senator and progressive icon.



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Erdogan on track to lose Turkey's biggest cities in shock poll upset

Erdogan on track to lose Turkey's biggest cities in shock poll upsetWhile official vote tallies and Turkish broadcasters put the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) candidates ahead in both cities, the Islamist-rooted AKP promised appeals that could delay the final results for days. Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics since sweeping to power 16 years ago and has ruled with an ever tighter grip, campaigned relentlessly for two months ahead of Sunday’s vote, which he described as a “matter of survival” for Turkey. “The people have voted in favour of democracy, they have chosen democracy,” said opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu, whose secularist CHP also held its Aegean coastal stronghold of Izmir, Turkey’s third largest city.



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Bill Maher says the reason red state voters are so upset is because they want to be the blue states

Bill Maher says the reason red state voters are so upset is because they want to be the blue statesThe blue parts of America are having a prosperity party while that big sea of red feels like their invitation got lost in the mail, says Bill Maher.



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Person upset by abortion stance tipped site to racist photo

Person upset by abortion stance tipped site to racist photoA "concerned citizen" upset by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's recent comments on abortion legislation tipped off a conservative news site about a racist yearbook photo now threatening the governor's career, the site's editor said Monday.



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Another Dem upset: Pressley beats 10-term Rep. Capuano in Boston primary

Another Dem upset: Pressley beats 10-term Rep. Capuano in Boston primaryBoston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley, center, celebrates victory over U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Mass., in the 7th Congressional House Democratic primary, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Boston. In the latest blow to establishment Democrats, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley defeated Rep. Michael Capuano for the nomination in Massachusetts’s Seventh Congressional District on Tuesday.



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Another Dem upset: Pressley beats 10-term Rep. Capuano in Boston primary

Another Dem upset: Pressley beats 10-term Rep. Capuano in Boston primaryBoston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley speaks to supporters at a campaign event on July 28 near Boston. In the latest blow to establishment Democrats, Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley defeated Rep. Michael Capuano for the nomination in Massachusetts’ 7th District. Pressley will become the first black woman to represent Massachusetts in Congress, after serving as the first black woman to serve on the city council.



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Man upset by wife's illness kills them both at hospital

Man upset by wife's illness kills them both at hospitalVALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — A man who said he wanted to end his ailing wife's suffering shot her to death in her bed at a suburban New York hospital Wednesday and then killed himself, police said.



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The Democratic Socialists of America show their muscle in New York congressional upset

The Democratic Socialists of America show their muscle in New York congressional upsetOcasio-Cortez will be the first DSA member in Congress this century, but she isn’t the first candidate to score a dramatic upset with the help of the left-wing organization. And if they have their way, she won’t be the last.



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Democrats see major upset as socialist beats top-ranking US congressman

Democrats see major upset as socialist beats top-ranking US congressmanOcasio-Cortez: who is the new progressive star of the Democrats? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old Democratic socialist from the Bronx, has unseated Joe Crowley, a 20-year congressman, in a stunning political upset that sent shockwaves through the party. The victory, in a New York district primary election to determine who stands against the Republicans in November’s midterms for a seat in Congress, immediately prompted debate about the wider ramifications for the Democrats, and whether it heralds a further move to the left.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeats top House Democrat Joe Crowley in primary upset

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeats top House Democrat Joe Crowley in primary upsetIn a stunning upset, 28-year-old Ocasio-Cortez unseated Crowley, who had been seen as a possible replacement to Rep. Nancy Pelosi as Democratic Leader.



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