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Alexandria Ocasio Cortez

  1. aoc
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: ‘I’m a Survivor of Sexual Assault’In a powerful livestream on Monday night, AOC also disclosed new details from her experience at the Capitol riot.
  2. capitol insurrection
    Man Charged in Capitol Riot Called for AOC’s AssassinationGarret Miller reportedly tweeted “assassinate AOC” on the day of the attack.
  3. the left
    The Left’s Most Naïve Cynics Have Turned on AOCLeft-wing media personalities are calling on House progressives to force a floor vote on Medicare for All — or reveal themselves to be frauds.
  4. democratic party
    AOC Is Right About Pelosi and SchumerThe left-wing Democrat and her moderate colleagues find a rare point of agreement: Their leaders have been around too long.
  5. the new kids
    The Squad Is Bigger Than EverHouse progressives grew their ranks, but you wouldn’t know it from how the rest of Democrats talk about them.
  6. politics
    The Working Families Party’s Fight for SurvivalCan Cuomo kill the left’s best chance at its own political party?
  7. massachusetts
    How Markey and Kennedy Are Closing Out Their Brutal Primary‘Family fights are the most vicious fights’: inside the ugly final days of the year’s most contentious Senate primary race.
  8. democratic national convention
    Jill Biden Promises Joe Can End Presidential Empathy DeficitIn her DNC speech, Jill Biden portrayed her husband as a man blessed with the qualities Trump most conspicuously lacks.
  9. the left
    What Cori Bush Means to the LeftHer upset win over a political dynasty demonstrates the left’s staying power.
  10. politics
    Congressman Who Accosted AOC Offers Terrible Apology for the AgesAOC responded on the House floor Friday, saying that her parents did not raise her “to accept abuse from men.”
  11. coronavirus stimulus
    Congress Passes Interim Coronavirus Stimulus Bill for Trump’s SignatureThe measure, which focuses on renewed funds for the small-business Paycheck Protection Program, may be the last bipartisan relief measure for a while.
  12. vision 2020
    No, Utopian Centrism Will Not Save Us From the CoronavirusNew York Times columnist Thomas Friedman thinks America craves token bipartisanship and ideological incoherence. That ain’t right.
  13. coronavirus
    The Longest Day: Senate Unanimously Passes $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus BillAfter a failed Republican effort to cut unemployment benefits, the largest emergency aid package in U.S. history passed unanimously.
  14. vision 2020
    AOC Pledges to Support Biden If He Wins NominationIt’s significant that this important Sanders surrogate is ruling out using the threat of a general election defection to gain leverage.
  15. books
    The Politics and Politicians of Millennials: A Q&A With Charlotte AlterTalking climate change, AOC, the youth vote, and the rise of social media as bully pulpit with the author of The Ones We’ve Been Waiting For.
  16. insurgents
    AOC Wants to Expand the SquadHer new PAC will help elect other left-wing candidates to Congress.
  17. vision 2020
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wows Iowa, Probably Not for the Last TimeAOC is burnishing her reputation as a progressive all-star, serving as a campaign surrogate in Iowa while Sanders is stuck in the impeachment trial.
  18. alexandria ocasio-cortez
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Appeases Critics With Something Everyone LikesIt’s a French bulldog.
  19. profile
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Already Changed D.C. It Hasn’t Changed Her Much.She reshaped her party’s agenda, resuscitated Bernie Sanders’s campaign, and hardly has a friend in town.
  20. the top line
    No, New York Is Not Getting an Amazon Headquarters AnywayThere have been an awful lot of unwarranted victory laps in the last few days by opponents of the original deal.
  21. gop
    GOP Cuts Aid to House Candidate Over Death Threats to Ilhan Omar, AOCIt was the second time Omar faced a death threat from a Republican candidate for the House that week.
  22. elections of 2019
    Republicans Going All-Out Red Scare in Off-Year ElectionsIn Kentucky and even in the more moderate Virginia, Republicans are smearing all Democrats as terrifying socialists. It will get much worse next year.
  23. facebook
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Some Great Questions for Mark ZuckerbergAnytime a congresswoman can force a billionaire tech figure to answer a question with “I think lying is bad,” it’s a solid day of testimony.
  24. vision 2020
    Commies Versus the Klan? Democrats and Republicans Have a Dim View of Each OtherRepublicans think Democrats are socialists, and Democrats think Republicans are racists. One or both of them may be right, but nobody will be civil.
  25. politics
    The Popularity of Bernie Sanders Does Not Mean Identity Politics Are OverThe goal isn’t a world where identity no longer matters, but where it doesn’t hold anyone back.
  26. vision 2020
    AOC Credits Sanders for Her Political Awakening at Bernie’s Big Comeback RallyHoping to reinvigorate his campaign just weeks after a heart attack, Sanders rolled out Ocasio-Cortez, who linked her political origin story to him
  27. vision 2020
    Bernie’s Back. And It’s Make-or-Break Time for His Campaign.The senator and presidential candidate has made his return to the trail, buoyed by an endorsement for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. What happens next?
  28. democratic debates
    Bernie Sanders’s Campaign Is Alive and WellThe Vermont senator bounces back from a heart attack with his best debate performance of the cycle – and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement.
  29. democrats
    AOC Endorses Primary Challenger to a Democratic PariahDan Lipinski, an anti-abortion champion in a strongly Democratic district, was absolutely the safest incumbent for AOC to oppose.
  30. toilet
    Steve King Drinks From a Toilet to Own the LibsThe embattled congressman said that the water from the combination toilet-fountain some detained migrants are forced to use is “actually pretty good.”
  31. trump campaign
    Trump Campaign: ‘Remind AOC and Democrats That This Is Our Country, Not Theirs’In a campaign email, the president defends the Electoral College on the grounds that the U.S. belongs exclusively to Republican voters.
  32. house democrats
    AOC Sets Limits on Intra-Party WarfareAOC’s former chief-of-staff called a broad swath of Democratic members no better than bigots. She’s making it clear that’s over the line.
  33. inexperience
    President Trump Disdains Inexperience When It’s Not His or His Administration’sTrump’s latest tweets deride AOC and Ilhan Omar for their ‘inexperience.’ He also wanted Ivanka, who is ‘good with numbers,’ to run the World Bank.
  34. ilhan omar
    Ilhan Omar: Trump Has ‘Agenda of White Nationalists’At a press conference responding to Trump’s attack on four congresswomen of color, Omar repeated the call for Democrats to impeach the president.
  35. trump tweets
    How Trump’s Racism Divides DemocratsTrump’s white-nationalist rhetoric unites his opposition. But his white-nationalist policies divide Pelosi’s caucus.
  36. racism
    Trump Attacks Democratic Congresswomen With White Nationalist RhetoricWith his reelection campaign now underway, the president is trying out an even bigger dog whistle.
  37. alexandria ocasio-cortez
    AOC Is Making Monetary Policy Cool (and Political) AgainOn Wednesday, Ocasio-Cortez got Fed chair Jerome Powell to admit that the central bank has been far too complacent about unemployment.
  38. democracy
    America’s Political System Is Rigged Against Liberals (and Always Has Been)The left’s underrepresentation in U.S. politics isn’t new, and ending gerrymandering won’t fix it. But the liberalization of suburbia might.
  39. immigrant detention
    AOC’s Detention-Camp EtiquetteAmid squalid conditions, conservative media was most concerned that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez might have yelled at a detention-center guard.
  40. city politic
    Tiffany Cabán’s Lead Is Another Blow to the Queens Democratic MachineDespite AOC’s upset, the Queens Democratic Party bet against a young Latinx progressive running for Queens DA. It’s time for them to recalibrate.
  41. the city
    Layleen Polanco’s Death Haunts a Prideful CelebrationJust weeks before the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, Polanco, a transgender woman, died in a solitary confinement cell at Riker’s.
  42. 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?
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.”
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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