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“They flipped exactly zero House seats. Zero point zero,” said Matt Bennett, a senior vice president of the centrist Democratic thank tank Third Way, referring to two prominent progressive groups that emerged from Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential bid — Our Revolution and Justice Democrats. Our Revolution did not dispute that figure. Spokesperson Diane May said the group still won at least 67 races overall and noted that two of its endorsed candidates, J.D. Scholten, who challenged Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, and Liuba Grechen Shirley, who took on Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., came “very close to unseating incumbents.”. On the other side, according to the moderate New Democrat Coalition, whic... Full story

9 November