‘President Biden has a lot of blood on his hands’: A progressive House candidate makes Gaza his ‘top issue’

Posted on AllSides October 20th, 2023
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In February, when Pervez Agwan launched his campaign for Congress, he talked about economic inequality, a “green new Houston,” and cutting out corporate donors. Moderate Rep. Lizzie Fletcher had won the Texas 7th Congressional District when it was a swing seat; Republicans had re-drawn it as a safely Democratic seat, ready for more progressive representation. And by the end of September, he’d raised nearly $550,000 for his campaign.

Since Oct. 7, Agwan has emphasized another difference with Fletcher: He wants a ceasefire in Gaza, and she supports Israel to the hilt, even calling...

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