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Alexandria Ocasio Cortez

  1. power
    Why AOC Is Speaking Publicly About Her Rape“The most powerful and persuasive things a person can say on any given issue is sharing their personal experience and personal story.”
  2. life after roe
    A Bunch of Democrats Were Arrested While Protesting For Abortion RightsIncluding AOC, Ilhan Omar, and Cori Bush.
  3. early and often
    Bernie Sanders Probably Won’t Run Again. Who Replaces Him?For all the speculation about Joe Biden’s future, there is no obvious socialist successor waiting to run in 2024, but there needs to be.
  4. early and often
    AOC Endorses Ana María Archila for Lieutenant GovernorIt is a major boost to the left-wing hopeful’s campaign to win the Democratic primary next Tuesday.
  5. politics
    AOC Accuses the City Council Speaker of Punishing MembersHer criticisms come after reports that councilmembers who voted against the budget weren’t included in a fund for district projects.
  6. early and often
    AOC’s New Fiancé Is Charmingly NormalRiley Roberts seems supportive, unpretentious, and comfortable with being invisible.
  7. engagements
    AOC and Riley Roberts Are EngagedFor once, some good political news.
  8. the city politic
    AOC’s Warning for Democrats: ‘We’re in Trouble’The progressive star says she’s been vindicated about Joe Manchin and that President Biden must go it alone to save their party in the fall.
  9. aoc
    The Unprecedented AOCHow a struggling bartender became the face of a resurgent left.
  10. congress
    Hal Rogers Poked Representative Joyce Beatty and Told Her to ‘Kiss My Ass’The representative accosted Beatty when she asked him to wear a mask on Capitol transportation.
  11. covid-19
    AOC Has Tested Positive for COVID-19The representative says she’s experiencing symptoms and is recovering at home.
  12. gross pale male feet
    Don’t Talk About AOC’s Boyfriend’s FeetThe congresswoman called out a former Trump adviser who called them “gross pale male feet.”
  13. politics
    It Took Mock Killing AOC for Paul Gosar to Finally Get PunishedThe Republican has palled around with white nationalists and fomented insurrection, but he was finally censured after going one tweet over the line.
  14. politics
    Democrats Want to Censure Paul Gosar for Anime in Which He Kills AOCLawmakers are filing a formal resolution to censure Gosar for posting a clip in which his face is imposed on a character who kills Ocasio-Cortez.
  15. are u coming?
    Out With Gabriel Ocasio-Cortez, AOC’s Hot Li’l Bro“Sometimes you have to throw yourself to the wolves.”
  16. the 99 percent
    Occupy Wall Street Changed EverythingTen years later, the legacy of Zuccotti Park has never been clearer.
  17. politics?
    Slogans Were Big at This Year’s Met GalaWhat’s more American than luxury with a side of protest?
  18. power
    AOC Knows Exactly What She’s DoingHer “Tax the Rich” gown at the Met Gala was intended to stir up conversation, and we ate it up.
  19. the national interest
    What If We Had a Class War and Nobody Noticed?Biden’s Washington is a huge fight over whether trillions go to the rich or the working class.
  20. power
    Cori Bush Kept Millions of People From Losing Their HomesThe freshman Congresswoman slept on the Capitol steps for days, pushing the White House to extend the eviction moratorium.
  21. 2021 mayoral race
    AOC and Elizabeth Warren Back Maya Wiley in New York City Mayoral RaceHow much of an impact the big endorsements could have for Wiley, who has struggled to consolidate support from the city’s left, remains to be seen.
  22. politics
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Hassled AOC Inside the CapitolGreene followed Ocasio-Cortez out of the House chamber, accusing her of sympathizing with terrorists. A day later, AOC called her “deeply unwell.”
  23. politics
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Won’t Stop Harassing Her ColleaguesThis week, the Georgia representative followed AOC through the Capitol, berating her for supporting Black Lives Matter.
  24. politics
    Andrew Yang Attempts to Clean Up Controversy Over Pro-Israel TweetAfter drawing condemnation from the left and praise from some Republicans, the NYC mayoral candidate said his initial tweet was “overly simplistic.”
  25. politics
    Schumer, Gillibrand Join Calls for Cuomo’s ResignationThe two senators have joined 16 House Democrats from New York, including Jerry Nadler and AOC, in saying the governor needs to go.
  26. politics
    AOC Raised $1 Million for Texas Relief YesterdayAmazing what you can accomplish when you’re not rushing back from an ill-advised Cancún vacation!
  27. power
    AOC Says She Is a Survivor of Sexual AssaultIn a livestream where she discussed the trauma of the Capitol insurrection.
  28. 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.
  29. politics
    AOC Tells Ted Cruz to Take a Seat“Happy to work w/ almost any other GOP that aren’t trying to get me killed.”
  30. labor fights
    Inside the End of the Hunts Point Produce Market Strike“When it was your time to stand up, you stood up and did the right thing.”
  31. capitol insurrection
    Man Charged in Capitol Riot Called for AOC’s AssassinationGarret Miller reportedly tweeted “assassinate AOC” on the day of the attack.
  32. street vendor project
    The Street Vendors Who Are Fighting Against HungerA new program is spearheaded by the same people it aims to help.
  33. power
    AOC Spent Inauguration Day at a StrikeThe congresswoman joined a picket line with striking produce workers in the Bronx.
  34. capitol insurrection
    AOC: ‘I Thought I Was Going to Die’ During the Capitol RiotsAnd Ayanna Pressley’s chief of staff says all the panic buttons in Pressley’s office were ripped out.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. correct
    AOC Thinks Harry Styles Looks ‘Bomb’ in a DressLet this be the final word on the matter.
  38. 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.
  39. reading the signs
    AOC Dares Us to Look Her in the FaceOn the cover of Vanity Fair, the congresswoman embraces the power of her own beauty.
  40. politics
    The Working Families Party’s Fight for SurvivalCan Cuomo kill the left’s best chance at its own political party?
  41. fashion
    How Vanity Fair’s AOC Cover Came TogetherThe magazine’s fashion director explains the choices behind the clothes.
  42. extremely online
    AOC Plays Among Us in One of Twitch’s Most Watched Streams EverShe was joined by fellow congresswoman Ilhan Omar.
  43. 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.
  44. synergy
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Brought the ‘Bushwick Birkin’ to D.C.Days after shouting out designer Telfar Clemens on her Instagram.
  45. 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.
  46. dnc 2020
    AOC Made Her Minute CountThe congresswoman only got 60 seconds to speak, but she used them well.
  47. the body politic
    Sixty Seconds to Self-SabotageThe DNC’s choice of who to feature speaks volumes about the party’s inability to see its own future.
  48. the left
    What Cori Bush Means to the LeftHer upset win over a political dynasty demonstrates the left’s staying power.
  49. the body politic
    The Poison of Male IncivilityWhen a woman dares respond to it, she’s seen as “disruptive.”
  50. politics
    Everyone Should See This Incredible AOC SpeechIn a deeply moving speech on the House floor, AOC excoriated a Republican congressman who called her a “f - - - - - - bitch” and refused to apologize.
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