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Ocasio-Cortez

Democrat from NY

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the Democratic nominee for Congress in New York's 14th Congressional district. 

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7 questions about the Green New Deal

You may have heard a lot recently about the "Green New Deal," championed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and co-sponsored by more than 60 Democratic members of the U.S. House. But what’s it all about? Let’s take a closer look.

Explaining Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 70 percent marginal tax rate idea

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., had barely been sworn in before she attracted widespread attention for floating significantly higher maximum tax rates on CBS’s 60 Minutes. Let’s take a closer look at what she said, and what it could mean.