After Crowley’s Defeat, Which Democrats Could Go Down Next?

By Simone Pathé of Roll Call

After the shocking primary defeat Tuesday night of the first Democratic incumbent of the cycle, attention immediately shifted to Massachusetts Rep. Michael E. Capuano.
The 10-term Democrat has been facing a primary challenge from Ayanna Pressley, the first woman of color elected to the Boston City Council, for much of this year in his safe Democratic district.

But the unexpected fall of Rep. Joseph Crowley, a member of House leadership, combined with a narrow victory for his fellow New York Rep. Yvette D. Clarke on Tuesday, raised a question: What other Democrats could lose to primary challengers who, until now, have been mostly dismissed as long shots?

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Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is retired chairman of Radnor Inc., an international political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Know as a coalition builder, he has participated in election campaigns and legislative efforts in the United States and several other countries.
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