Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's file

Ocasio-Cortez

Democrat from NY

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

Recent statements by and about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Recent stories featuring Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Despite Trump remarks on El Paso and Dayton, it's a weak link between video games, mass shootings

Studies contradict Trump assertion that partly blames gaming for motivating killers behind mass shootings.

Fact-checking Trump’s misleading attacks on Omar, Ocasio-Cortez in North Carolina

In a North Carolina rally, President Donald Trump misled about statements by Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The facts behind the detention of immigrants

More children and families arriving at the southwest border is leading to overcrowding at border processing facilities and prompting Democratic lawmakers to scrutinize how the Trump administration is handling the surge. ​

A delegation of Democratic members of Congress, including U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., went down to the border to visit facilities where apprehended migrants are processed. They said conditions were condemnable.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the U.S. is running concentration camps. Many historians are skeptical

Recent assertions by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., that U.S.-run detention centers for migrants are "concentration camps" drew immediate rebukes from some Republican politicians, Jewish groups, and social media users.

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.