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Several Progressive Incumbents in PA Are Not Getting Party Endorsements, Including in Philly

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Kimberly Paynter
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WHYY
Progressive Rep. Elizabeth Fielder is running for her third two-year term.

Philadelphia’s Democratic committee usually backs incumbents in contested primaries. But this cycle, they’ve turned their backs on multiple progressives in favor of more conservative challengers. WHYY’s Katie Meyer reports, progressives say they think party insiders are out of touch with voters.

(Original air-date: 4/20/22)