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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: U.S. Representative from New York
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also known by her initials as AOC, is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district. The district includes the eastern part of the Bronx and portions of north-central Queens in New York City. She is a member of the Democratic Party.

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New Poll Bad News For AOC [Video]

New Poll Bad News For AOC

A new poll is bad news for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' senate chances. According to the Washington Examiner AOC's chances of ousting either of New York’s senators are miniscule. The new poll showing..

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AOC Hammered By Primary Opponent [Video]

AOC Hammered By Primary Opponent

Former CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera is running a primary challenge to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The Hill reports that during a recent debate she slammed AOC's response to the coronavirus,..

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AOC On The Hook For Unpaid Taxes [Video]

AOC On The Hook For Unpaid Taxes

Fox News reports that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hasn’t paid a 7-year-old tax bill left over from a failed business venture. AOC founded Brook Avenue Press in 2012. It was a publishing house that..

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This is not 'Christmas': Dems pass $3 trillion relief bill [Video]

This is not 'Christmas': Dems pass $3 trillion relief bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed a $3 trillion Democratic bill that would double the amount of aid approved by Congress to ease the human and economic toll of the coronavirus..

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AOC Criticizes Republicans Citing Federal Debt [Video]

AOC Criticizes Republicans Citing Federal Debt

Rep. Alexandria Ocaio-Cortez criticized Republicans, saying they are using the federal debt as an excuse. She said they want to restrain the government from giving out more aid to average Americans..

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AOC to co-head Biden climate change panel [Video]

AOC to co-head Biden climate change panel

U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will co-chair a climate change policy group for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, giving him a prominent liberal voice that could help..

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez To Serve On Biden's Climate Policy Task Force [Video]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez To Serve On Biden's Climate Policy Task Force

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will serve as co-chair of Joe Biden's climate policy task force. The group was created by former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign and Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign...

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AOC Joins Nintendo's 'Animal Crossing' [Video]

AOC Joins Nintendo's 'Animal Crossing'

According to Business Insider, "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" is the new thing! Everyone is playing the hit Nintendo game— even Congress. Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the most recent..

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AOC: Biden Allegations "Not Clear Cut" [Video]

AOC: Biden Allegations "Not Clear Cut"

On Thursday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez addressed the sexual assault allegation faced by former Vice President Joe Biden. In an interview with NPR Ocasio-Cortez explained the allegations are not a..

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Biden faces calls to address sexual assault allegation [Video]

Biden faces calls to address sexual assault allegation

A growing number of women are calling on the presumptive Democratic presidential candidate to address an allegation he sexually assaulted a Senate aid in 1993. This report produced by Jonah Green.

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Biden faces calls to address sexual-assault allegation [Video]

Biden faces calls to address sexual-assault allegation

A growing number of women are calling on the presumptive Democratic presidential candidate to address an allegation he sexually assaulted a Senate aid in 1993. This report produced by Jonah Green.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez And Elizabeth Warren Want To Stop Mergers During COVID-19 Pandemic [Video]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez And Elizabeth Warren Want To Stop Mergers During COVID-19 Pandemic

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez want to stop mergers of large companies during the coronavirus pandemic. According to Business Insider, they plan to introduce a bill called..

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Deletes Tweet About Oil Market Collapsing [Video]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Deletes Tweet About Oil Market Collapsing

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wrote a tweet about the oil market collapsing, saying “You absolutely love to see it.” She wrote: “It's the right time for a worker-led, mass investment in green..

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AOC Slammed For Tweet Celebrating Economy Collapse [Video]

AOC Slammed For Tweet Celebrating Economy Collapse

On Monday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York wrote a tweet in which she celebrated the collapse of oil prices. "You absolutely love to see it," the progressive Democrat tweeted. "This along..

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AOC Wants Biden To Go Left [Video]

AOC Wants Biden To Go Left

On Wednesday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she wanted to see VP Joe Biden move further to the left. She outlined key areas where she'd like to see Biden make a shift: immigration, Puerto Rico,..

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Biden earns Warren backing in show of Democratic unity [Video]

Biden earns Warren backing in show of Democratic unity

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden for president on Wednesday, delivering another high-profile backing from a liberal former rival as he aims to unify the Democratic..

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AOC Talks About Biden Support [Video]

AOC Talks About Biden Support

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is one of the most dynamic figures in Democratic politics. Her endorsement is coveted. In the 2020 primary she endorsed Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Now Joe Biden is..

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Democrat Ocasio-Cortez plans to back Biden but wants to see tougher stances

U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of Congress's leading progressives, told Politico on Wednesday she wanted to see former Vice President Joe Biden refine his stances on issues including..
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Stuck in Washington, 2020 Democratic senators send family, Ocasio-Cortez to barnstorm Iowa

Bernie Sanders scrapped Iowa campaign appearances, Amy Klobuchar sent campaign representatives to "hot dish" dinners and Elizabeth Warren planned a remote video speech as the Democratic U.S. senators..
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Tabata Amaral: Congresswoman dubbed 'Brazil's AOC'

A video of her grilling the education minister went viral, but Tabata Amaral has a bigger war to wage.
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U.S. lawmakers urge Apple to restore HKMap app used in Hong Kong

A bipartisan group of seven U.S. lawmakers including Senators Ted Cruz, Ron Wyden and Marco Rubio and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday urged Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook to..
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Ocasio-Cortez 'set to endorse Bernie Sanders for president'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a leading progressive figure, looks set to give Bernie Sanders' campaign a boost.
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White House hopeful Sanders gets endorsements from star progressives

High-profile progressives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar threw their support behind Bernie Sanders' campaign for president as the U.S. Senator held his own on Tuesday during a three-hour..
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Ocasio-Cortez to endorse Sanders for 2020 Democratic nomination

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, long a standard bearer for progressive causes, has secured the endorsement of the newest star on the leftist stage, U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, to be the..
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Ocasio-Cortez sells ambitious U.S. welfare legislation in home district

U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday promoted her ambitious welfare legislation to constituents in her home district in New York, finding a friendlier audience than she often..
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First Amendment group asks Representative Ocasio-Cortez to unblock users

The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University said on Thursday it has asked Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to unblock any Twitter users she has barred on the basis of their..
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Progressive candidate concedes in New York City Democratic primary

The Democratic primary race for Queens district attorney finally came to end an end on Tuesday with political newcomer Tiffany Cabán, a progressive backed by U.S. Representative Alexandria..
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Harris, Ocasio-Cortez float plan to lift low-income communities in climate plans

U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris and U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday introduced a bill that would ensure any climate change legislation considered..
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U.S. House Speaker Pelosi all smiles after meeting with Ocasio-Cortez

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had no hatchet to bury on Friday, playing down tensions after a meeting between the powerful speaker and freshman..
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Ocasio-Cortez: Officers sacked for post suggesting lawmaker be shot

Two officers are fired over a Facebook post suggesting the liberal congresswoman needed "a round".
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Louisiana policemen fired over Facebook post suggesting Ocasio-Cortez be shot

A Louisiana policeman who suggested on Facebook that high-profile U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed to be shot was fired on Monday, along with a second officer who "liked" his post.
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Ocasio-Cortez: 'He is putting millions of Americans in danger'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticises President Trump's immigration policies at an event in New York.
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Trump relished rally chant, Ocasio-Cortez tells constituents in Queens

U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said on Saturday that President Donald Trump relished a chant by the crowd at a campaign rally this week that called for a Democratic congresswoman to be..
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Ocasio-Cortez and Tlaib's testimony on detained migrants

Representatives Ocasio-Cortez and Tlaib describe conditions at US facilities at the southern border.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued over blocking people on Twitter

A YouTuber and a New York politician sue the US congresswoman for blocking them on the site.
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Ocasio-Cortez describes 'horrifying' conditions at Texas migrant facility

Migrants held at a border patrol station in Texas were being kept in "horrifying" conditions that included psychological abuse and being told to drink out of toilets, Representative Alexandria..
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New York progressive backed by AOC declares victory in local Democratic primary

Political newcomer Tiffany Caban, a progressive Democrat endorsed by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, declared victory in a close-run primary race for district attorney in the New York..
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AOC's backing boosts New York progressive in local Democratic primary

Political newcomer Tiffany Caban, an insurgent progressive Democrat endorsed by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, led a nationally watched primary race for district attorney in the New York..
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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez returns to bartending to promote fair wages

U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for restaurant servers and other tipped workers.
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