Posted 3 years ago on Aug. 29, 2018, 9:21 a.m. EST by factsrfun
from Phoenix, AZ
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"The liberal wing of the Democratic Party: Next to the upset win of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York in June, Andrew Gillum’s victory in Florida’s Democratic primary for governor is their biggest triumph of the election cycle.
The mayor of Tallahassee was up against the epitome of the party establishment in Gwen Graham, a moderate former congresswoman whose father was a popular governor of the state. But an infusion of millions from billionaires Tom Steyer and George Soros, plus an endorsement from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), ended up being enough to vault Gillum to victory. This is an unequivocal win for the liberal Sanders wing of the party, and Gillum is guaranteed to get more attention as the first African American nominee for governor in Florida...."