Tag Archives: Jamaal Bowman

Progressive Defeats 16-Term Dem Rep. Eliot Engel

The New York Times reports: Jamaal Bowman has scored a stunning victory over Representative Eliot L. Engel of New York in a Democratic primary, defeating the 16-term incumbent and overcoming the efforts of the Democratic establishment in a profound show of progressive political power. Mr. Bowman, a middle school principal from Yonkers, was declared the winner on Friday, after a …

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NEW YORK: Progressive Jamaal Bowman Set To Oust Powerful Longtime US House Rep. Eliot Engel [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: Jamaal Bowman, a liberal Black middle-school principal, was ahead in early Democratic primary election results Tuesday in his bid to oust long-time U.S. Representative Eliot Engel from a congressional seat representing part of New York. Bowman, 44, was leading Engel, the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, by 59.48% to 35.31%, the New York state elections board …

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Longtime House Dem To Get Primaried From The Left

The Hill reports: Long-time New York Democratic Rep. Eliot Engel has drawn a primary challenger in his 2020 reelection bid who is supported by a key group that backed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) in her upset win. Middle school principal and former teacher Jamaal Bowman [photo] launched his progressive campaign on Tuesday to represent New York’s 16th congressional district, pitting …

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