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Alexandria Ocasio Cortez

  1. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: New Hope and New Danger on the LeftAs a tide of youthful energy pulls Democrats to the left, they should pay close attention to the successes and failures of Britain’s Labour Party.
  2. new shows
    Desus and Mero’s New Show Will Debut With Bronx Icon Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThe series debuts next Thursday on Showtime.
  3. green new deal
    McConnell Wants to Troll Democrats With Green New Deal VoteMcConnell hopes to get 2020 Democrats on the record about the policy moon shot, so Republicans can hit them with attacks mischaracterizing the deal.
  4. last night on late night
    Saturday Night Live Salutes the Women of Congress“Raise the roof! And break the glass ceiling.”
  5. life after warming
    The Green New Deal Isn’t Enough. But Democrats Should Embrace It Anyway.The Green New Deal is the first American attempt to deal with climate change that takes the depth of the challenge seriously.
  6. green new deal
    AOC’s Green New Deal Resolution Is Utopian — and PragmaticThe proposal is a left-wing wish list that includes policies unrelated to climate. That makes it legislatively nonviable — but politically sound.
  7. power
    Everything You Need to Know About the Green New DealAOC unveiled an outline for the plan, which is a commitment to fight climate change.
  8. reading the signs
    Last Night, D.C. Got a New Power UniformFinally, a visual shorthand for women in politics.
  9. state of the union
    The Best Reactions from Democratic Women to Trump’s SpeechThey were extremely, visibly unimpressed.
  10. politics
    The Moment Trump Didn’t Expect at the State of the UnionDemocratic congresswomen stole his attempt at enthusiasm for women at work.
  11. state of the union
    The Guests to Look Out for at the State of the UnionTrump’s former housekeepers, migrant families who were separated at the border, and more.
  12. politics
    AOC Will Stand With Sexual-Assault Survivors at the State of the UnionShe’s bringing an activist who confronted Senator Jeff Flake about Kavanaugh as her guest.
  13. politics
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Right-Wing Fan Club Is GrowingSteve Bannon and Ann Coulter are among the Trump fans who see something they like in the freshman congresswoman.
  14. politics
    Petty AOC Primary Challenge Won’t Teach Progressives to Wait Their TurnRather than embracing their popular new colleague, some Democratic lawmakers are still upset that Ocasio-Cortez is changing the way things are done.
  15. howard schultz
    Even Trump May Think That Howard Schultz Is Good for His ReelectionOn Monday, Trump reportedly said that a Howard Schultz candidacy would be good for his 2020 chances, as hecklers jabbed at the former Starbucks CEO.
  16. skin deep
    AOC Has Finally Dropped Her Skin-Care RoutineAfter enlightening us on her preferred lipstick shade and the benefits of press-on nails.
  17. the political corner
    Sorry, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Had to Cancel Her Sundance AppearanceBlame the shutdown.
  18. alexandria ocasio-cortez
    AOC Thinks Billionaires Are a Threat to Democracy. So Did Our Founders.The idea that democracy and billionaires are incompatible might seem radical to conservatives. But to America’s founders, it seemed like common sense.
  19. late-night wars
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Gives Colbert Show Massive Ratings BumpBreak out that Ben & Jerry’s.
  20. trans rights
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Casually Joins Gaming Livestream for a Good CauseOn Sunday, Ocasio-Cortez helped a gamer raise over $340,000 for transgender youth.
  21. politics
    Aaron Sorkin Implores Democratic Party to Be the ‘Non-Stupid Party’As for the party’s newest members of Congress, he says, “They now need to stop acting like young people. It’s time to do that now.”
  22. 2019 women's march
    Ocasio-Cortez’s Women’s Rally Speech Was a Fierce Call to Action“Justice is about making sure that being polite is not the same thing as being quiet.”
  23. conservatism
    The Right’s Case Against Soaking the Rich Is Dirt PoorConservatives’ best arguments against raising taxes on millionaires rest on fallacies — and ignore extreme inequality’s social and political costs.
  24. social media
    AOC Will Try to Teach Her Democratic Colleagues to Be Good at TwitterThis may be her hardest task yet.
  25. alexandria ocasio-cortez
    Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Like in American History? Historians Weigh InShirley Chisholm? Joshua Reed Giddings? FDR?
  26. polls
    Poll: Majority Backs AOC’s 70 Percent Top Marginal Tax RateSome pundits deemed Ocasio-Cortez’s plans for soaking the rich “radical.” Forty-five percent of GOP voters say it sounds about right.
  27. the media
    Ocasio-Cortez Has Turned Corporate Media Into an Agent of Socialist ChangeThrough the sheer power of her Twitter “dunks,” the congresswoman has forced eyeball-chasing outlets to become soapboxes for socialist ideas.
  28. nailed it
    AOC Loves a Press-on NailShe shows off her favorite drugstore brand during an Amtrak ride.
  29. politics
    House Dems Hoping to Stifle Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Are Only Hurting ThemselvesSome of AOC’s new colleagues want her to play by the rules. They’re ignoring what she brings to the party, and what she came to D.C. to do.
  30. politics
    Democrats Scared AOC Will ‘Mean-Tweet’ ThemAccording to a new Politico report.
  31. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Welcome to Act III of the Trump TragedyThreatening the unnecessary use of emergency powers to accomplish a trivial political goal marks a new phase in America’s anti-democratic spiral.
  32. the media
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Critique of Fact-Checking Is ValidThe congresswoman downplays facts that are inconvenient to her ideology. So do her fact-checkers.
  33. the top line
    Modern Monetary Theory Doesn’t Make Single-Payer Health Care Any EasierAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez has promoted MMT as a potential way to expand the safety net. But it has the same constraints as conventional economics.
  34. politics
    It’s 2019 and People Still Don’t Know How to Talk About TrumpThe bluntness of politicians like Ocasio-Cortez and Tlaib sounds radical because we aren’t used to hearing the unvarnished truth about Trump.
  35. twitter
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the Tweets She Can’t SendNot all of her tweets “see the light of day,” she says.
  36. capitol scenes
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is in the BuildingThe first day of a new job isn’t easy for anyone — even if you’re a celebrity.
  37. alexandria ocasio-cortez
    Ocasio-Cortez’s 70 Percent Top Tax Rate Is a Moderate, Evidence-Based PolicyEconomic research and opinion polling suggest there’s nothing “extreme” about taxing incomes over $10 million at pre-Reagan rates.
  38. power
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Responds to Conservative Trolls With New Dancing Video“Wait till they find out Congresswomen dance too!”
  39. the tweet beat
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Dance Moves Work for Any SongIf you’ve already seen that AOC dance video, here are a dozen more.
  40. power
    The Best Moments From Today’s Historic Swearing-in CeremonyWelcome to a new era of Congress.
  41. power
    The New Face of Power Officially Takes Control TodayThe 116th Congress will be the most diverse set of lawmakers in history.
  42. house democrats
    Democrats Are Fighting About Whether Deficits Matter. That’s Good.For decades, the Democratic Party was united in its reverence for balanced budgets. Now, that (regressive) consensus is dead.
  43. the body politic
    The Imagined Threat of a Woman Who Governs Like a ManThe very idea of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez using her power has the men in Washington running scared.
  44. green new deal
    Is a Green New Deal Possible Without a Revolution?Corporate America tolerated economic transformation to prevent a Nazi victory. There’s no sign it’s willing to do the same to prevent climate ruin.
  45. power
    Unlike Most of Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Actually Pay Her Interns“Very few members of Congress actually pay their interns. We will be one of them.”
  46. saturday night live
    Morning Joe Is an Awkward Sexual Disaster on SNLMika and Joe could barely stop pawing at each other in the sketch, which also featured an “appearance” from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
  47. fear
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Latina and a Socialist. Both Terrify Conservatives.The right’s disdain for the 29-year-old representative-elect echoes age-old fears of both Latinos and socialism.
  48. the ratio
    Here Are the Best Responses to That Tweet About Alexandria Ocasio-CortezEddie Scarry’s tweet about her clothing got him a lot of well earned scorn on Twitter.
  49. alexandria ocasio-cortez
    Republicans Are the Worst Fashion PoliceA conservative reporter tried to call out Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for… owning a jacket.
  50. hot shot
    Your Cool New Congresswomen Are Already Hanging OutIt’s okay to say #squadgoals without irony about this Instagram.
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