Joe Crowley, 10-term Democrat expected to be party’s next House leader, loses to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, in New York

Joe Crowley, a 10-term Democrat pegged as his party’s next leader in Congress, lost his party’s New York primary to a 28-year-old socialist, in one of the biggest upsets in recent American political history.

With 88% reporting, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had 57.6% and Crowley had 42.4%, The Associated Press said.

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