I don't think there's any one head of the Democratic Party

She said earlier this week that "there wasn't a single mom" consulted when the decision was made to switch Flint's water source, which led to lead contamination that has been blamed primarily on Republican Gov. Rick Snyder's administration.

"Miss Ocasio-Cortez, I'm really excited that you've been elevated to that position and I would love to have a real conversation with you about the issues", Shapiro said, in a segment on "The Ben Shapiro Show".

This week, she got up to bat again in an interview with Pod Save America.

In this June 27, 2018, photo, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, victor of a Democratic Congressional primary in NY speaks to a reporter in NY. The 28-year-old Democratic rising star is stumping for two young, progressives hoping to win Democratic primaries in Kansas and MI. But it didn't translate into victory.

One of the candidates for the House in the state was likely to become the first Muslim woman in Congress. Rashida Tlaib won a Democratic nomination and will not be opposed by the Republicans in November.

El-Sayed had the blessings of Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez, who campaigned for him on consecutive weekends ahead of the primary. John James and Sandy Pensler squared off in a GOP primary for the chance to face Democratic Sen. In November, Thompson will face U.S. Rep. Ron Estes, the Republican congressman who beat him a year ago in a special election after receiving the backing of President Donald Trump. He has trailed in recent polls.

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Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questioned why Republicans are happy to pay for tax cuts and "unlimited war" but the GOP, and some Democrats, don't see "Medicare-for-all" or other progressive ideas as financially feasible.

"What we need to realize is our struggles are linked", she told supporters. "Not only am I eager to discuss the issues with you, I'm willing to offer $10,000 to your campaign today for you to come on our Sunday special", he continued. El-Sayed even won an endorsement and campaign time from progressive firebrand Bernie Sanders.

"The fact that there was so much more attention from the media and the electorate because the Libertarian party was participating in the primary". Slotkin, who has raised more money than Rep. Mike Bishop, said that particularly this year, voters are looking for candidates "who will no longer just kind of check the box on voting the right way" but are asking how they will defend their rights.

Called a polemicist by fans and a pugilist by detractors, Shapiro fired back at Ocasio-Cortez's dismissal of his debate proposition in a series of Twitter posts.

Calling Gretchen Whitmer the most liberal member of anything is something her Democratic competitors would have contested during the primary.

Her campaign spokesman, Corbin Trent, said her interstate travels to bolster other liberals are "for the distinct objective of benefitting people in her district".

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