Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Finds Unlikely Ally in Ted Cruz

Freshman Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez found an unlikely ally in Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Thursday. Ocasio-Cortez shared an analysis from Public Citizen on Twitter that found that close to 60% of former members of the last Congress have taken lobbying jobs or jobs that influence federal policy more broadly. Along with the study, she […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Quitting Facebook

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez admits Facebook was “crucial” to her political campaign, but says she’s not only quitting the platform, she’s starting a campaign against it and other social media sites. Ocasio-Cortez, in an interview on the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery,” said social media has become a “public health risk” leading to “increased isolation, depression, anxiety, […]

Sanders, Warren, Ocasio-Cortez Sponsor Pledge to End the ‘Forever War’

A veteran activist group has secured eight congressional sponsors for a pledge to find a “responsible and expedient” end to what it calls the “forever war”–U.S. military action that’s been ongoing since the Sept. 11 terrorist attack in 2001. Sponsors include Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Rep. Rashida […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Questions for Michael Cohen Got Real Answers. Here’s Why

Though the ratings were sky-high for former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen’s Congressional committee appearance, he wasn’t the only person whose words made an impact. New York’s freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questioned Cohen about how Trump allegedly deliberatively deflated the value of his assets in order to lower his real estate tax bill. Hers were some […]