Explosion of activism: A new breed of Democrat rises in a red state

Precious McKesson was only loosely involved in local politics... until Donald Trump's presidential election. 2016 saw McKesson supercharged, propelling her from local volunteer to a prominent party role as the Nebraska Democratic Party's first ever constituency director. She's indicative of a new breed of Democratic operative — progressive, outspoken and authentic, even in a deep red state.

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