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Meet the Socialist Marine & Anti-Police Brutality Protester Who Won Democratic Seats in November

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– Can the emergence of non-traditional candidates help revive a faltering Democratic Party that is facing its lowest approval rating in nearly a quarter century? We speak with two Democrats who won key races with support from grassroots sources outside of the Democratic Party. In Charlotte, North Carolina, Braxton Winston is a former middle school football coach who took to the streets in 2015 along with hundreds of people to protest the police killing of Keith Lamont Scott. We also speak with Lee Carter, a Democratic Socialist and former Marine who unseated the Republican majority whip of Virginia’s House of Delegates.

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27 Comments

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    IKnowYourCommentIs
    November 27, 2017 at 4:48 pm

    There ya go liberal snowflakes. You pushed to silence free speech against people you disagreed with. Now sites from the left are also being hidden by Google tube.
    Well done.

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    Lets Have A Discussion
    November 27, 2017 at 4:53 pm

    Socialist marine? Is he going to storm Congress and proclaim the dictatorship of the proletariat?

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    Sirhcl P
    November 27, 2017 at 5:13 pm

    Free thinkers I love it

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    Sirhcl P
    November 27, 2017 at 5:17 pm

    You can trust Lee Carter cause he's missing a tooth an don't give a f*ck caps are way to expensive for a real person

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    B Smith.
    November 27, 2017 at 5:27 pm

    When the novelty wears off you'll still be left with DNC puppets. Hope they prove me wrong but they won't.

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    SW Raptor
    November 27, 2017 at 5:28 pm

    Establishment Democrats are on the way out. They don't realize it yet and they're fighting tooth and nail to stay relevant. Problem is that people are done with 2 conservative parties and it's long overdue to have the workers represented again.

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    Laura Powers
    November 27, 2017 at 5:34 pm

    No Aimy…Justice and convictions for corrupt DNC VOTE THRIVES is essential and real vote saftey.

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    Liberty Doctrine
    November 27, 2017 at 5:35 pm

    Socialism is inherently violent .

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    royce dock
    November 27, 2017 at 5:43 pm

    The Democratic party is plotting against them as we speak with a smile!

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    unun septium
    November 27, 2017 at 6:54 pm

    There are enough people who remember learning that government jobs are supposed to be public service. Furthermore, the younger generations have grown up under constant war and corporate rule. These two groups of people, no matter where they stand on the political spectrum, are getting ready to change things for the better.

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    Loone Wolf
    November 27, 2017 at 6:57 pm

    Yeah baby! Very happy card carrying member of Our Revolution; excited to finally see some unapologetic leftists win ?

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    Grim Locke
    November 27, 2017 at 7:24 pm

    Real American Heroes

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    Amity Bell
    November 27, 2017 at 7:51 pm

    Braxton Winston, you a hottie badass @[email protected]

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    Bruce Lee Roy
    November 27, 2017 at 8:38 pm

    Braxton should have had more time.

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    Nancy Martin
    November 28, 2017 at 1:02 am

    Are we subservient to the market, or is it to us?

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    do ht
    November 28, 2017 at 1:34 am

    Yeah i understand he served for whatever reason, it's part of his credentials, but please stop strutting out "marine" every time. you can't support a socialist and glorify the most brutal symbol of imperialist oppression of the 21st century in the same breath. Almost seems like a subconscious attempt at seeking patriotic chauvinistic approval.

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    A B
    November 28, 2017 at 3:36 am

    Venezuela has worked out well for revolution! Eating your dog and living in misery is a great outcome to shoot for Marxists.

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    A B
    November 28, 2017 at 3:54 am

    Weird that Bernie rolled over and sold out like the pig he is. Too bad the millennials can’t form complete sentences, work and be taken seriously.

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    Jay
    November 28, 2017 at 3:54 am

    Fuck the Democrats, lets bury them

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    Rachel Golem
    November 28, 2017 at 3:57 am

    FOLLOW ME COMRADE!!!! TO THE EMPTY FOOD STORE!!!!!!

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    Julius C.
    November 28, 2017 at 4:04 am

    I live in Charlotte, voted for Braxton. Also, interesting to find out but not surprising, the Democrats abandoned Lee Carter but he still won anyway.

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    November 28, 2017 at 4:59 am

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    Ryan Johnson
    November 28, 2017 at 5:53 am

    Anyone ever feel like they're complicit in everything we do and the guilt takes over?

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    Plastic Hooks
    November 28, 2017 at 4:15 pm

    Maybe the democrats can vote on whether they want for profit money in their party and that come be something to unite the party.

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    kid of the king
    November 28, 2017 at 5:56 pm

    in this time of unrest in America I had begun to feel defeated and for the first time ashamed to be American..these two men have renewed my faith in my country I feel there is a possibility for change one person at a time

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    Nellie K. Adaba
    November 29, 2017 at 8:14 pm

    It's over with the Democrats, just like the Socialists in Europe which are similar to Democrats.

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    l d
    December 3, 2017 at 11:02 pm

    Wow. Great interviews.

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