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Cori Bush of Netflix's 'Knock Down the House' Discusses Her Newest Campaign

We spoke with Cori Bush — one of the grassroots congressional candidates featured in the Netflix documentary ‘Knock Down the House’ — about her first run for Missouri’s 1st congressional district House seat, as well her upcoming election in 2020. Her opponent, incumbent Lacy Clay Jr., succeeded his father, Clay Sr., who took the seat in 1969. During the 2017-2018 congressional cycle Clay accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars of corporate PAC money. Bush refuses corporate PAC money and is endorsed by progressive leaders like Angela Davis, Nina Turner, and Shaun King.

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