by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/05/20, 04:11 pm
A woman who was once homeless and led Black Lives Matter protests in Ferguson, Mo., snagged the Democratic nomination for a U.S. House race in Missouri. Cori Bush, 44, unseated longtime Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr. in Tuesday’s primary election. Clay represented the state’s 1st Congressional District for 20 years after his father, William Lacy “Bill” Clay Sr., retired in 2000.