Veteran U.S. Congressman Engel defeated by liberal Bowman in New York primary

Veteran U.S. Congressman Engel defeated by liberal Bowman in New York primaryLiberal Black former middle-school principal Jamaal Bowman has ousted veteran Democratic U.S. Representative Eliot Engel from the congressional seat representing parts of New York City that he was first elected to in 1988. The primary race was closely watched as a test of the strength of the Democratic Party's left wing after moderate Joe Biden became the presumptive presidential nominee. The New York Times and the Associated Press both called the result of the June 23 election on Friday.




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