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U.S. Representative from New York

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: U.S. Representative from New York
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, popularly known as AOC, is an American politician and activist who serves 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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Green New Deal: AOC, Bernie Sanders team up on bill to modernize public housing

The bill's prospects appear dim given that the Senate is controlled by Republicans and most House Democrats have yet to sign on to the Green New Deal.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on why she's supporting Bernie Sanders for president

Sen. Bernie Sanders is getting a major boost to his presidential campaign after his heart attack nearly three weeks ago. The left-wing congresswoman, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, endorsed him in front of..
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AOC, Sanders unveil Green New Deal for public housing [Video]AOC, Sanders unveil Green New Deal for public housing

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unveiled on Thursday legislation as part of their Green New Deal that provides $180 billion over 10 years to cut carbon dioxide..

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Brings In Crowds Of People At Bernie Sanders Iowa Rallies [Video]Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Brings In Crowds Of People At Bernie Sanders Iowa Rallies

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined Bernie Sanders campaign in Iowa for three stops. There were several audience members there to meet the congresswoman. According to Politico, the rallies show the amount..

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Sanders slams Bloomberg for eyeing 2020 bid [Video]Sanders slams Bloomberg for eyeing 2020 bid

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders slammed billionaire Michael Bloomberg's possible White House run, a move that could greatly disrupt the Democratic field just three months before the first nominating..

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AOC Hasn't Stopped Blocking Critics Despite Lawsuit [Video]AOC Hasn't Stopped Blocking Critics Despite Lawsuit

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is continuing to block several critics on her personal Twitter account, despite settling a lawsuit and apologizing to one critic she blocked last week. The blocked..

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Twitter announces ban on political ads [Video]Twitter announces ban on political ads

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey announced Wednesday the social network has decided to "stop all political advertising on Twitter globally." Conway G. Gittens has the details.

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AOC spars with GOP colleagues as impeachment tensions flare [Video]AOC spars with GOP colleagues as impeachment tensions flare

At a House Oversight hearing on Tuesday about emissions rules, tensions flared between Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her GOP colleagues over the impeachment inquiry. Rough cut ( No reporter narration)

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AOC's District Poll Numbers Are Bad [Video]AOC's District Poll Numbers Are Bad

According to a Quinnipiac poll Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is fairly unpopular around the country. The poll showed that 36 percent of respondents had an unfavorable view of Ocasio-Cortez. Only 23..

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Bernie Sanders Gains Endorsement From Freshmen Congresswomen [Video]Bernie Sanders Gains Endorsement From Freshmen Congresswomen

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar all endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders. The three cited Sanders’ policy platform and his call for a “political revolution.” Yet Sanders has..

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AOC Slams Movie Fans [Video]AOC Slams Movie Fans

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has spoken out against several things. She has slammed airlines travel, the Amazon HQ2 Deal, and eating beef. Now, she's taking on movie fans. Fans of the film 'Joker' have..

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Stumps Mark Zuckerberg [Video]Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Stumps Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently attended his congressional testimony. According to Business Insider, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez did not go easy on him. Zuckerberg in return struggles to answer..

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Ocasio-Cortez grills Facebook's Zuckerberg [Video]Ocasio-Cortez grills Facebook's Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before U.S. House Financial Services Committee as the social media company faces growing scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers over planned cryptocurrency and other issues..

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Bernie Would Give AOC Job In Administration [Video]Bernie Would Give AOC Job In Administration

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez officially endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president at a Queens, N.Y. rally on Saturday. Sanders said he wants Ocasio-Cortez to work in his White House. Sanders was..

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Sanders' New Ad Includes Alexandria Ocasio Cortez's Endorsement [Video]Sanders' New Ad Includes Alexandria Ocasio Cortez's Endorsement

The Bernie Sanders campaign launched its first ad highlighting his massive rally in New York City. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement is included in the ad. The ad also includes a popular line..

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Behind AOC's Sanders endorsement [Video]Behind AOC's Sanders endorsement

U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Bernie Sanders revealed a budding friendship behind AOC's endorsement. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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Bernie Sanders gets AOC endorsement [Video]Bernie Sanders gets AOC endorsement

U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Saturday in New York City joined the "Bernie's Back" rally in Queensbridge Park and formally endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders for the White House. Colette..

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'I am back!': Bernie Sanders tells crowd after heart attack [Video]'I am back!': Bernie Sanders tells crowd after heart attack

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders returned to the campaign trail in New York City on Saturday, nearly three weeks after a heart attack that raised concerns about his viability in the..

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AOC endorses Bernie Sanders at NYC rally [Video]AOC endorses Bernie Sanders at NYC rally

U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of the leaders of the party's progressives and a frequent target of Trump attacks, joined the "Bernie's Back" rally in Queensbridge Park and formally..

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How AOC’s Sanders Endorsement May Impact The Democratic Party [Video]How AOC’s Sanders Endorsement May Impact The Democratic Party

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders as her choice presidential candidate for 2020. Politico says that the timing of Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement sends a clear..

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Bernie Sanders [Video]Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Bernie Sanders

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has surprised many with an endorsement of Bernie Sanders. This 2020 presidential bid is a big win for Sanders and could potentially hurt Elizabeth Warren. Ocasio-Cortez is very..

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A CNN Anchor Asked If An Endorsement From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, And Rashida Tlaib Was 'Too Urban' [Video]A CNN Anchor Asked If An Endorsement From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, And Rashida Tlaib Was 'Too Urban'

New York's Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will endorse Bernie Sanders, as well as Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. Following Tuesday's debate, a CNN anchor asked if the endorsement could be "too..

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Dem hopefuls target Warren in latest debate [Video]Dem hopefuls target Warren in latest debate

Surging U.S. Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren came under repeated attack on her healthcare and tax policies in a debate on Tuesday, as moderate rivals pushed her to explain how she..

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasts the "authoritarianism" of President Trump

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez drew a standing ovation at a Bernie Sanders campaign event in Iowa after telling supporters: "If your friends are concerned with authoritarianism, they should be..
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Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders Star in Their Own Iowa Buddy Movie

He’s 78. She’s 30. For two days they traveled through Iowa bringing their progressive message to the heartland.
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Bernie Sanders laughs at idea of Jeff Bezos floating Michael Bloomberg's presidential run

Bernie Sanders, AOC reacted with laughter at report that Amazon's Jeff Bezos asked Mike Bloomberg if he'd run for president.
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Sanders Rebukes Bloomberg: ‘Sorry, You Ain’t Going to Buy This Election’

Appearing in Iowa with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Bernie Sanders pushed his populist message and drew a contrast between his grass-roots support and Mr. Bloomberg’s billions.
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Ayanna Pressley breaks with "Squad" to endorse Elizabeth Warren

Fellow House progressives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar have chosen to endorse Bernie Sanders
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Sanders "absolutely outraged" by Trump's "behavior in Helsinki"

"Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan spoke with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and rising Democratic star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as they campaigned in Kansas.
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Web Extra: who is the leader of the Democratic party?

Democratic socialists Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a New York congressional candidate, discuss who voters look to as the leader of the Democratic party.
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Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on their progressive push in deep-red states

One a longtime figure and the other a rising star in Democratic politics, they're trying to make waves in unlikely places.
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Open: This is "Face the Nation," July 22, 2018

This week on "Face the Nation," moderator Margaret Brennan interviews Sens. Lindsey Graham, Marco Rubio, Bernie Sanders and Democratic candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Plus, Former Secretary of..
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez apologizes to man who sued her for blocking him on Twitter

"Mr. Hikind has a First Amendment right to express his views and should not be blocked for them," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in a statement.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The "60 Minutes" interview

The youngest woman ever elected to Congress tells "60 Minutes" she thinks President Trump is racist and responds to criticisms she could be pushing the Democratic Party too far to the left. Anderson..
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How social media is increasingly influencing how politicians do their jobs

She may be the youngest member of the House, but Democrats are turning to Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to learn how to master social media. However, she's not the only politician with a knack..
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Inside the Green New Deal

Two Democrats, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey, unveiled their framework for an ambitious Green New Deal policy Thursday. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and Cornell..
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How Jesse Jackson's presidential campaigns paved the way for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

A new book is tracing the political history of the American left that brought us into the age of debates over Medicare for All and the Green New Deal. Ryan Grim, DC bureau chief of the Intercept,..
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New documentary follows four progressive women candidates during 2018 midterms

A historic number of women ran for office last year. A record of 529 appeared on the ballot for Congress. The new Netflix documentary “Knock Down the House” explores four of those candidates’..
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N.Y. district attorney candidate backed by Ocasio-Cortez looks to decriminalize sex work

Tiffany Cabán is receiving national attention for her campaign to be district attorney for Queens County, New York. She joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" to discuss her endorsements from Washington lawmakers..
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From unknown to US Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says sudden fame is like 'a tattoo on your face'

New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has become one of the Democratic Party's most recognizable faces since her 2018 election.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorses primary challenger of Texas Democrat

Ocasio-Cortez endorsed Jessica Cisneros, who is running against Texas Congressman Henry Cuellar
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Bernie Sanders says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will work in his administration if he's president

Bernie Sanders was asked in a joint interview if he would consider Ocasio-Cortez to be his running mate. The congresswoman answered for him: "I think I'm too young for that."
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Could AOC be Bernie Sanders' running mate? "I think I'm too young for that," she says

Sen. Bernie Sanders is getting a major boost to his presidential campaign after his heart attack nearly three weeks ago. The left-wing congresswoman, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, endorsed him in front of..
CBS News - Published

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorses Bernie Sanders at massive campaign rally

In his first campaign rally since suffering a heart attack, Senator Bernie Sanders won the prized endorsement of Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The two talked to CBS News' Nikole Killion..
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AOC says endorsing Bernie Sanders was an "authentic decision"

In an interview with CBS News' Nikole Killion, Ocasio-Cortez explained why she is supporting Sanders in the primary
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Sanders endorsement is "most authentic decision to let people know how I feel," AOC says

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez formally endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders at a rally in Queens on Saturday. In an exclusive interview with CBS News political correspondent Nikole Killion,..
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AOC endorsement is "very significant," Sanders says

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez formally endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders at a rally in Queens on Saturday. In an exclusive interview with CBS News political correspondent Nikole Killion, Sanders..
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'The halls of Congress are no joke': AOC reflects on Congress as she endorses Sanders

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the pressure she'd felt in Congress led her to "appreciate the enormous, consistent, and non-stop advocacy" of Bernie Sanders.
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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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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told Bernie Sanders about her endorsement while he was still in the hospital

Bernie Sanders got the news that he would be receiving Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's endorsement while he was lying in his hospital bed.
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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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AOC to endorse Bernie Sanders in 2020 Democratic presidential primary

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., plans to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and appear with him at an event this weekend.
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Trump, AOC and McConnell: the personalities that could determine who wins the Senate in 2020

Democrats need four seats to retake the Senate. It's possible, depending on who the presidential nominee is and how impeachment plays out.
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'They’re just mad we look good doing it': AOC responds to story about the price of her hairstyle

"They're just mad we look good doing it," she said of conservatives, with the hair-flip emoji.
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Fringe group claims it planned 'eat the babies' stunt at AOC town hall

The woman is from LaRouchePAC, who claimed responsibility for the outburst on twitter.
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AOC tells Donald Trump it's better to be a 'wack job' than a 'criminal who betrays our country' in Twitter spat

President Donald Trump tweeted eight times during one hour on Thursday night, targeting major Democratic politicians and the media.
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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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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Next Big Effort: Tackling Poverty

After the Green New Deal and Medicare for all, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is turning her attention — and that of her supporters — to poverty and housing.
NYTimes.com - Published

AOC says bigger scandal than Trump's 'lawbreaking behavior' is Dem's refusal to impeach

Ocasio-Cortez added further fuel to the impeachment fire by saying the bigger scandal was Democrats' refusal to impeach President Trump.
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How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Learned to Play by Washington’s Rules

After nearly nine months in office, the progressive firebrand has swapped the combative brand of politics that swept her into Washington for a more careful political calculus.
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Ocasio-Cortez makes first endorsement for a House primary challenger

The prominent progressive congresswoman endorsed Marie Newman in her challenge against Illinois Congressman Dan Lipinski
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Ad showing Ocasio-Cortez's face in flames airs during debate

An ad that aired during Thursday's Democratic debate showed a photo of the young congresswoman bursting into flames
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Ad Targeting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Draws a Backlash

A Republican political action committee paid for the provocative advertisement, which aired during the Democratic primary debate on Thursday night.
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Republicans air ad about the dangers of 'socialism' and AOC during the Democratic debate

"This is the face of socialism," Elizabeth Heng says, as a picture of Ocasio-Cortez burns and cuts away to scenes of the Cambodian genocide.
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AOC makes student loan payment during congressional hearing on student loans

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used her bank account to make a point during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on student debt.
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Lawmaker drinks water from toilet-fountain hybrid at detention center

King shared a video of himself drinking water from a water fountain-toilet hybrid at a migrant detention center after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized the conditions at the border
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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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