Ocasio-Cortez and Nixon endorsed each other the day before Election Day, meaning that Ocasio-Cortez has now demonstrated to Democrats in progressive districts throughout the state the potential political benefits of an alliance with Nixon instead of Cuomo.
I count myself a proud supporter.
"I think that we do need to elect a generation of new people to Congress on both parties", says @Ocasio2018, adding "we have to have a diversity of age in Congress represented". 'She had a lot of energy.
Ocasio-Cortez thrilled lefties across the country by calling on Congress to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, establish a "Medicare for all" health insurance program and implement a federal jobs guarantee.
To underscore that position, she even traveled to the U.S. -Mexico border region days before the election to protest the separation of immigrant families.
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"What we're really talking about is reimagining immigration to be humane in a way that is transparent and accountable".
Ocasio-Cortez defeated longtime Representative Joseph Crowley in the Democratic congressional primary in New York Tuesday night, winning 57.5 percent of the vote. "Quite honestly, I don't think that he took her seriously".
"What we're basically saying is that the structure of ICE - in a similar manner as the structure of the Patriot Act - is kind of built on a scaffolding of questionable civil liberties infringement and abuse", she said. "Her voice felt very true". You don't get to be the Democrat who sells out the working class in the name of a mythical idea of moderation that only serves those with money and power.
She never saw herself as a political candidate.. You can check out that short, billed as "The 28-Year-Old Latina Challenging New York's Most Powerful Congressman" below. After his death, the family anxious it would lose its home to foreclosure. She was still tending bar as recently as the spring of 2017.
Citing scheduling conflicts, he missed a debate in the Bronx with Ocasio-Cortez, sending former city councilwoman Annabel Palma as a surrogate. Bernie Sanders in 2016.
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He teamed with Miami's Goran Dragic to lead Slovenia to a surprising gold medal at FIBA EuroBasket 2017. Porter Jr. averaged 10.0 points and 6.7 rebounds in his stint with Missouri.
"The GOP tax cut could have paid for two years of public college for everyone in this country", she told CBSN ahead of the election.
Elmore was first introduced to "Sandy", by a friend who said, "She's the smartest person I know". "That tipped the scale for me".
He mocked Crowley for losing after the NY lawmaker was said to be a major contender for the next leader of House Democrats. Can you imagine if I said the things she said?
Sarah Sullivan, who was in Ocasio-Cortez's graduating class, said she was "deeply rooted in social justice issues" at BU.
"We actually want to govern where the Republicans just want to create chaos", Mr. Gallego said. "She demonstrated once again what progressive grassroots politics can do".
"This may not lead to further primary upsets, and yes, Crowley ran a lackluster race, and turnout out was low", he said in an email. Not anymore. You can't wave the progressive flag, as Crowley had begun to, and vote for the Iraq War, the Patriot Act, and take gobs of cash from Wall Street.
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