The upset of the 2018 primary season took place on Tuesday in the Democratic race in New York’s 14th Congressional District. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old Democratic Socialist, defeated Rep. Joseph Crowley, a 10-term incumbent and the fourth-ranking Democrat in the House. The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast team reacts to the surprising result and debates whether comparisons to the tea party are apt.
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