Stacey Abrams Didn’t Play It Safe. Neither Do These Female Candidates.

The question went out late one night on a private message chain of insurgent female candidates for Congress: Do you really attack a fellow Democrat?

“I feel like I’ve been pulling punches,” wrote Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is challenging a longtime Democratic incumbent, Joe Crowley of New York, in a primary. “Do you ever get any pushback from voters, or those who don’t want ‘party infighting?’”

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