Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Taylor Swift performs during the launch of her Reputation Tour at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. on May 8, 2018.
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April 17, 2019 - 11:10 am
By Tom Kludt, CNN Business (CNN) -- An Egyptian soccer hero and a sporting legend who just completed an improbable comeback. The first woman to be speaker of the house and the youngest woman elected to Congress. Special Counsel Robert Mueller and President Donald Trump. Those are just some of the...
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The student-led Mercer County Climate Action Strike demonstrations on behalf of the Green New Deal on March 15 in downtown Princeton and Princeton University.
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Kim Glovas
March 26, 2019 - 12:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Green New Deal, a progressive economic stimulus proposal, has sparked a lot of conversation and controversy since its introduction in early February. But reaction from members of Congress in the Philadelphia region is mixed. Most say the Green New Deal is too wide...
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In this Jan. 19, 2019, file photo, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York, waves to the crowd after speaking at Women's Unity Rally organized by Women's March NYC at Foley Square in Lower Manhattan in New York
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February 15, 2019 - 8:25 am
By Lisa Mascaro and Steve Peoples, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — What is happening to the Democrats? Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, they are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. And proposing...
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U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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February 07, 2019 - 11:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York are calling for a Green New Deal intended to transform the U.S. economy to combat climate change and create thousands of jobs in renewable energy. The freshman lawmaker and veteran Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts are...
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Ana Maria Archila, one of the two women who confronted Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, speaks at the protest against Brett Kavanaugh in front of the United States Supreme Court, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.
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February 04, 2019 - 1:17 pm
By Caroline Kelly, CNN (CNN) — As members of Congress prepare for the rescheduled State of the Union on Tuesday, several have selected guests primed for politics for an evening in the shadow of the recent and possibly looming government shutdowns. Each member of Congress may bring a guest to the...
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Christiane Amanpour speaks to Saikat Chakrabarti, chief of staff to Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Jesse Klaver, leader of the Dutch Green Party, progressives from both sides of the Atlantic with ambitious plans to tackle climate change.
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January 08, 2019 - 7:39 am
By Gregory Krieg, CNN (CNN) -- New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and allied progressive groups are ramping up their push for a Green New Deal. The initiative came to national prominence after Ocasio-Cortez joined young activists from the Sunrise Movement at a protest in then-...
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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January 07, 2019 - 10:32 am
By Devan Cole, CNN (CNN) -- There is "no question" that President Donald Trump is a racist, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in an interview that aired Sunday night. Speaking on CBS's "60 Minutes," Ocasio-Cortez, a Democrat, told Anderson Cooper that Trump "certainly didn't invent racism...
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From left, Lauren Underwood D-IL, Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Ilhan Omar D-MN, during the swearing-in ceremony of Congressional Black Caucus members of the 116th Congress at The Warner Theatre in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019.
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January 03, 2019 - 1:06 pm
By Lisa Mascaro, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate gaveled into session Thursday swathed in history, returning the first woman to the speaker's office and ushering in a diverse class of Democratic freshman lawmakers ready to confront President Donald Trump in a...
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Democrat Madeleine Dean celebrates after winning Pennsylvania's 4th Congressional District race, in Fort Washington, Pa., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.
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November 07, 2018 - 10:35 am
By Juana Summers and Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A record number of women were elected to the House on Tuesday, nearly two years after women spilled out into the streets of Washington and in cities across the country in defiance of the inauguration of President Donald Trump...
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Julia Salazar, left, answers questions during an interview after winning the Democratic primary over Martin Dilan in New York's 18th State Senate district race, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in New York.
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September 14, 2018 - 12:22 pm
By Deepti Hajela, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic socialist Julia Salazar overcame intense scrutiny of her personal life to win the Democratic primary for a state Senate seat in Brooklyn while voters throughout the state punished a group of incumbent Democratic legislators they...
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