The Democrats' 'Jewish Squad' Is Fighting for Reelection in Trump Country

Reps. Elissa Slotkin, Elaine Luria, Kim Schrier and Susan Wild may not be as well known as AOC’s squad but they’re a new breed of blue lawmaker, flipping traditionally GOP districts

Four Jewish female Democrats swept into Congress after winning tough races in the 2018 midterm elections, each of them flipping their seat in the House of Representatives from Republican control. Now, with the 2020 election just hours away, these four lawmakers are fighting to stay in power – and their battles could also have an impact on the presidential contest between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.

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