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Alexandria Ocasio Cortez

  1. the national interest
    Trump and the Rhetoric of FascismWhy is it worse for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to call Trump a fascist than for Trump to advocate fascism?
  2. migrant crisis
    With Trump’s Migrant Camps, the History We Should Fear Repeating Is Our OwnAOC’s invocation of Nazi concentration camps was legitimate. But the most apt precedents for the crisis at our border were born in the USA.
  3. vision 2020
    AOC Is Right: There’s No Point in Debating John DelaneyOcasio-Cortez doesn’t need to debate the presidential candidate on Medicare for All — and not just because he’s failing to register in the polls.
  4. the national interest
    The New Socialism Panic Is the Right’s Trick to Justify Supporting Trump“Socialism: This Time, We’re Actually Not Making It Up.”
  5. game of thrones
    AOC and Elizabeth Warren Are Not Happy With the Way Game of Thrones Ended“It’s like, ugh, this was written by men!”
  6. the national interest
    What Joe Biden Is Teaching Democrats About DemocratsHis apparent resurrection from relic to front-runner has illustrated a chasm between perception and reality about the party’s leftward shift.
  7. politics
    Bernie and AOC Team Up Against Companies That Prey on the PoorTheir cap on credit-card interest rates won’t pass anytime soon, but it may expose big differences among Democrats on predatory financial practices.
  8. politics
    Bernie and AOC Team Up Against Companies That Prey on the PoorTheir cap on credit-card interest rates won’t pass anytime soon, but it may expose big differences among Democrats on predatory financial practices.
  9. let's makeup
    What Does AOC Know About Concealer That We Don’tShe “bakes” her concealer in the new Netflix documentary Knock Down the House.
  10. documentaries
    How Did Netflix’s Knock Down the House Predict AOC’s Rise? It Didn’t.“We had a whole plan. It was going to be gritty and dark, and we were going to tell it like it is.” Then Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won.
  11. life in pixels
    Joe Biden’s Bad Announcement Tweet Was a Good Boomer PostThe oddly punctuated tweet in which Joe Biden announced his presidency was the most authentic possible format for a 76-year-old man.
  12. trailer mix
    Knock Down the House Trailer: Knock Knock. Who’s There? Alexandria Ocasio-CortezGo behind the scenes of the congressional campaign of a lifetime.
  13. mueller time
    Trump Deserves Impeachment. But Should the Democrats Do It?Yes, Mueller seems to have provided an “impeachment referral.” But it remains risky and perhaps unnecessary this close to the 2020 election.
  14. ilhan omar
    Why ‘Civility’ Protects Dan Crenshaw But Not Ilhan OmarAndy Barr wants Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to be more “civil” when addressing Dan Crenshaw. But Crenshaw’s treatment of Ilhan Omar was anything but.
  15. democrats
    Safe Districts Exist to Produce Insurgents Like AOC — and Leaders Like PelosiSo far AOC has done nothing to threaten her party other than asking Democrats to consider a more aggressive and expansive agenda.
  16. antitrust
    Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Stopped Using FacebookThe congresswoman said she thinks social media can be bad for your health, and agreed with Warren about antitrust action against large tech firms.
  17. early and often
    Corey Lewandowski Is Advising a Candidate Planning to Challenge AOCTrump’s former campaign manager has been helping Ruth Papazian, a medical journalist who’s launching a long-shot challenge to the first-term Democrat.
  18. the great recession
    Watch AOC Rip Into JPMorgan Chase CEO Over 2008 Financial CrisisAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez asked CEO Jamie Dimon if “more folks should have gone to jail” for financial misconduct in the run-up to 2008.
  19. power
    What’s the Cast of Queer Eye Doing With Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez?Four members of the Fab Five were spotted on Capitol Hill.
  20. power
    At Long Last, We Have AOC’s Full Birth ChartAn astrologer actually got a staffer to confirm her exact birth time.
  21. power
    Incredibly, the Freshman Congresswomen Keep Making C-Span Go ViralWatching Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar speak truth to power will never get old.
  22. socialism
    French Socialist Édouard Louis on Failed Centrism and the Rise of AOCThe author of Who Killed My Father talks about “what we create, how we affect people’s bodies.”
  23. power
    Why Are So Many Grown Men Obsessed With AOC?She just wants to know.
  24. green new deal
    Labor Fires Warning Shot on Green New DealAn AFL-CIO committee makes some threatening noises, but it sounds like a request for a seat at the table.
  25. early and often
    Is Hakeem Jeffries the Next Speaker — or Just Ripe for a Primary Challenge?The Brooklyn congressman has been pegged for political stardom. But the arrival of AOC in Washington might complicate his life.
  26. ilhan omar
    Ilhan Omar Is a Convenient Republican TargetThe party is hoping to distract attention from their own and their president’s extremism.
  27. ilhan omar
    4 Reasons Republicans Are Keeping the Heat on Ilhan OmarOmar is a convenient target for Republicans hoping to distract attention from their own and their president’s extremism.
  28. vision 2020
    Republicans Are Going to Try the ‘Red Scare’ Strategy in 2020. Will It Work?Americans are now less hostile to socialism, but Republicans will still try their old strategy, as they need a distraction from Trump’s shortcomings.
  29. climate change
    It’s No Surprise That a Global Existential Crisis Bothers Prospective ParentsAlmost four in ten Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 believe that adults should consider the effects of climate change before having children.
  30. politics
    When Did Everyone Become a Socialist?It’s AOC’s calling card, Trump’s latest rhetorical bludgeon, and a new way to date in Brooklyn.
  31. politics
    Pelosi, AOC Warn Moderate Democrats to Stop Voting With the GOPThe spat over gun-vote defections shows Pelosi may have to choose between imposing party discipline on moderates, or moving fewer “messaging” bills.
  32. we tried this
    5 Women Try Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Favorite Red LipstickHow wearable is it, really?
  33. politics
    No One Was As Tough on Michael Cohen As the Freshmen CongresswomenThe freshmen Democrats put Cohen through the wringer.
  34. alexandria ocasio-cortez
    At the End of a Long, Tedious Cohen Hearing, AOC Was Sharp and CrispNew York City’s favorite new congresswoman doesn’t seem to have let early celebrity go to her head.
  35. vision 2020
    Big Trend Among Democratic Presidential Candidates: CapitalismWhile socialism is all the buzz in certain elite circles, old-fashioned regulated capitalism still prevails among most of Bernie Sanders’s rivals.
  36. 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.
  37. new shows
    Desus and Mero’s New Show Will Debut With Bronx Icon Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThe series debuts next Thursday on Showtime.
  38. 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.
  39. last night on late night
    Saturday Night Live Salutes the Women of Congress“Raise the roof! And break the glass ceiling.”
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. reading the signs
    Last Night, D.C. Got a New Power UniformFinally, a visual shorthand for women in politics.
  44. state of the union
    The Best Reactions from Democratic Women to Trump’s SpeechThey were extremely, visibly unimpressed.
  45. politics
    The Moment Trump Didn’t Expect at the State of the UnionDemocratic congresswomen stole his attempt at enthusiasm for women at work.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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