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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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No, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez probably didn't say that

There are fake photos, like a doctored image of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez holding her legs open or the picture of a woman in a Facebook post that claims Ocasio-Cortez was fired from Hot Dog on a Stick for incompetence. Other posts falsely claim Ocasio-Cortez disparaged socialism or celebrated the American woman who joined ISIS. One post spread a fake rumor that she had a credit score of 430 and was evicted twice. They’re all false. And they all seem designed to discredit the youngest U.S. House representative, or to make her look stupid.

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.