Adem Bunkeddeko came within 2,000 votes of unseating longtime Brooklyn Rep. Yvette Clarke two years ago, on the same day Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ousted powerful Rep. Joe Crowley in Queens and The Bronx.

The anti-poverty strategist with a Harvard MBA had campaigned on his biography as a successful son of Ugandan war refugees — and on his New York Times endorsement. Another boost: Wall Street dollars that raised his profile but put him under fire from the Democratic Party’s rising left wing.

U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-Brooklyn) Photo: John McCarten/New York City Council Adem Bunkeddeko came within 2,000 votes of unseating longtime Brooklyn Rep. Yvette Clarke two years ago, on the same day Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ousted powerful Rep. Joe Crowley in Queens and The Bronx.

The anti-poverty strategist with a Harvard MBA […]

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