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FEATURING SHAHID BUTTAR – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi became the only woman to ever be House Speaker, and hopes after this year’s mid-term elections to retake that position. The House minority leader who represents California’s very liberal leaning 12th district is now facing another hurdle on her way to retaking the house – a grassroots challenger in the June primary.

My guest Shahid Buttar, has been a long-time critic of Pelosi who he has accused of enabling continued violations of privacy and civil rights particularly during the past year.

As Democrats attempt to take on Republicans in the November elections, how will they fare against progressives running to their left earlier in the year?

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Shahid Buttar, Candidate in primary election for California’s 12th Congressional District, former Director of Grassroots Advocacy at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and before that the Executive Director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee.

**This segment was originally broadcast on February 23, 2018.

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