Progressives Rescind Endorsement of NC Congressional Candidate over AIPAC Donations

The Progressive Caucus of the North Carolina Democratic Party is revoking its endorsement of a U.S. House candidate due to donations she accepted from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).

In a statement on Sunday, the caucus said it will no longer support North Carolina state Sen. Valerie Foushee in her bid for the House because she accepted donations from AIPAC, which has endorsed Republican candidates who objected to the certification of the 2020 presidential election results.

The caucus said it contacted Foushee’s campaign and encouraged the candidate to reject AIPAC’s support, but the candidate refused, saying the campaign’s commitment to the group is strong and unyielding.

As a result, the caucus said it is pulling its support.

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