Race for Brooklyn Rep. Yvette Clarke’s House Seat Spans Democratic Spectrum

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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