Richard Neal Defeats Progressive Challenger Alex Morse In Massachusetts

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with Rep. Richard Neal during a news conference on Capitol Hill, December 10, 2019.

After a string of several high-profile progressive wins in House primaries — including Cori Bush in Missouri, Jamaal Bowman in New York, and Marie Newman in Illinois — Morse’s loss is a tough hit for Justice Democrats and their allies. Neal was the highest ranking Democrat the group took on this cycle, and they hit him repeatedly for taking corporate donations and holding up major legislation, including blocking Medicare for All and not seeking to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns in his role as the chair.

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