Progressive group allied with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announces its first Democratic primary target, Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar

A progressive group allied with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced on Friday that it will target Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas for a primary challenge in 2020.   Cuellar is one of the most conservative Democrats in the House, despite representing a deep blue district.  The Texan is the progressive left’s first target in a controversial national effort to target incumbent Democrats in safe blue districts. 

Justice Democrats, the progressive group that helped Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez win her insurgent primary bid, announced on Friday that it will recruit a 2020 primary challenger to Rep. Henry Cuellar, a conservative Democrat who represents

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