‘Republican AOC’ Laura Loomer gains steam in congressional run

‘Republican AOC’ Laura Loomer gains steam in congressional run

By Jon Levine

April 18, 2020 | 1:26pm | UpdatedEnlarge Image

13Republican Candidate Laura Loomer, who’s running for congress in Florida’s 21st District.

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Laura Loomer, a 26-year-old conservative provocateur running for Congress in the Sunshine State, is gaining strength with activists and donors buzzing about the possibility she is the conservative answer to New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

“She’s the Republican’s AOC,” longtime GOP strategist Roger Stone gushed to The Post. “She’s young. She’s energetic. She’s feisty. She’s anti-establishment, and she has an enormous national following, as does AOC, which can help finance a congressional race.”

Like the Queens/Bronx congresswoman, few took Loomer seriously when she declared her candidacy 


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