Linda Sarsour, a Bay Ridge political firebrand who shot to nationwide fame after organizing the historic Women's March on Washington in January, has been named one of the top 50 political trendsetters in the country by Politico, the influential, must-read website covering Washington, D.C.

Sarsour is Number 46 on Politico's "Politico 50" list, a roster that comes out every year. This year's list includes such luminaries as U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, former top Trump administration advisor Steve Bannon and actress Melissa McCarthy.

"The ideas blowing up American politics and the people behind them," reads the subhead of the "Politico 50" section of Politico.

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