Squad squabbles: How big-name Democratic group could be in big trouble

Progressive House Democrats referred to as “the Squad” are facing an onslaught of personal problems spanning from ethics complaints and federal criminal investigations to competitive primary contests, setting up a tough 2024 election season right out of the gate for some of the Democratic Party’s most vocal members.

Since the fall of last year, several of the Squad members have come under fire for their support of Palestinians as Hamas and Israel continue to wage war in the Middle East. Underneath this joint effort of solidarity are separate personal problems that weigh on each member and put them on the defensive heading into primary season.

Reps. Cori Bush (D-MO), Jamaal Bowman (D-NY), Summer Lee (D-PA), and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) all face brutal primary challenges, with their
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