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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @AOC Bronx + Queens, NYC

US Representative,NY-14 (BX & Queens). In a modern, moral, & wealthy society, no American should be too poor to live. 💯% People-Funded, no lobbyist💰. She/her.

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Joined Twitter 4/28/10


This is madness. People are struggling and we’re fighting over how many people we want to EXCLUDE from the relief c… https://t.co/p6cl7lYTDi
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3/4
2021
We have a responsibility to show people in this country what a Democratic majority can do for working people. That… https://t.co/ERiDYcz31tConservative Dems have fought so the Biden admin sends fewer & less generous relief checks than the Trump admin did… https://t.co/HwRXnuY5zRThe actual crisis is how entire generations are sunk w/inhumane levels of student debt, low incomes, high rent, no… https://t.co/gQ4EVW2GLQRunning to ban members of Congress from trading stocks 🏃🏽‍♀️🏃🏽‍♀️🏃🏽‍♀️ We’ll get ‘em next time @CongressmanRajahttps://t.co/HWhFux1fT8It is utterly embarrassing that “pay people enough to live” is a stance that’s even up for debate. Override the pa… https://t.co/0lHdi9GRb9
3/3
2021
This endangers the entire country and beyond. We are in a pandemic. We know that COVID spread isn’t neatly containe… https://t.co/vep7zKLFkw93.2% of Texans aren’t fully vaccinated. The state just endured one disaster worsened by selfishness + denial of b… https://t.co/jm2BcHTD5zProud to stand with you, @CoriBush. https://t.co/XknKTqUXNL
3/2
2021
Congress needs to allocate enough funds so that internships can be paid. It currently does not. There’s some scant… https://t.co/C5YCaJbxXQPay your interns! It’ll improve your operation and make it more diverse and just. You won’t be relying on privileg… https://t.co/lE6g56JCITExperience doesn’t pay the bills. https://t.co/HL4RqY7zQz
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.@AOC is right! We have two options in the continued #FightFor15 1. Override the Parliamentarian's advice & move… https://t.co/5SDRTOKop8
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.@SenWarren supports the calls from House progressives to evade the parliamentarian to raise the minimum wage. “Thi… https://t.co/T4jPRwSkCV
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezHow funny that Republicans in 2020 attacked Democrats as being radically out of step with Americans. And yet it’s n… https://t.co/Is8cM0Ii17
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez“Any person who thinks that a $15 minimum wage is the ‘crazy socialist agenda’ is living in a dystopian capitalist… https://t.co/U9DUmBOTOw
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez“PROGRESSIVES URGE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION TO OVERRULE SENATE PARLIAMENTARIAN” Letter led by @RoKhanna — signed by AO… https://t.co/mRbLPy88p1
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
3/1
2021
I don’t care what Cruz said at CPAC, but I do care that it appears Texas was just a layover stop for him between Ca… https://t.co/j9P5pUfKunLooking forward to it! https://t.co/ZftEmcFj2dLindsey Boylan and Charlotte Bennett’s detailed accounts of sexual harassment by Gov. Cuomo are extremely serious a… https://t.co/f4s9FWUBBk
2/28
2021
Every House Republican just voted against $1,400 checks for you and your family.
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
2/27
2021
Preserving the filibuster is not worth letting millions of people in this country go hungry, sleep in their cars, o… https://t.co/8aNID5oQTLThank you @RepAlGreen for always centering the people, seeking justice & above all, telling the whole truth. https://t.co/IKN9eENQ0r
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
2/26
2021
Watch @MondaireJones make us all so proud ⬇️ https://t.co/M1lEmzFxToPlease ask yourself: when was the last time you saw next-generation, world class technology for education, healthca… https://t.co/A5I3nzcURDShout out to everyone who fought against community advocates who demanded these resources go to investments like sc… https://t.co/fxApNuxH28 @NYGovCuomo- as you’ve noted- vaccine equity is critical. That’s why the entire Bronx Delegation- Federal, State an… https://t.co/sfC4OcAL1Q
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezFacebook took down our video of me putting up the Transgender flag outside my office and labeled it as “hate speech… https://t.co/8PZ4HwRnv7
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
2/25
2021
Sorry, you lose the right to complain about partisanship once you've fanned the flames of violent insurrection. https://t.co/BHjavZBM45
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezOur neighbor, @RepMTG, tried to block the Equality Act because she believes prohibiting discrimination against tran… https://t.co/mhRVdj53qo
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWe’re gonna pass the #EqualityAct today, protect our LGBTQ+ family and make the world a little bit better. 🏳️‍🌈… https://t.co/a6MXR7qe4LYou could just vote “no” instead of trying to get out of work early. And you should probably stop using those hash… https://t.co/2IERKyja2tYup ⤵️ https://t.co/kXRx3jW0pH @RachelBitecofer People have been writing about the deeply concerning issues with the structure of DHS for a long t… https://t.co/uFy7Bmosgd @RachelBitecofer Maybe I’m not trying to calculate my stances in service of a positional career aspiration, but rat… https://t.co/BYF1DGiV5i @AyannaPressley @RashidaTlaib @IlhanMN @CoriBush @MondaireJones @JamaalBowmanNY @JahanaHayesCT @JimmyGomezCAhttps://t.co/BI78zHX5tATells his class that @AyannaPressley said that he is part of her chosen family. I can't 😭. https://t.co/ZuV3W5w35q
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez1 short term shift is requiring influx facilities w/ children to be licensed. Another issue is whether these servi… https://t.co/fnzdFSUFKH @YensidLeanna46 An immediate improvement would be to require influx facilities w/ children to be licensed. Another… https://t.co/J4HKPH99PPSometimes I see people respond to our current immigration policy with “Well, what else can we do?” There’s a lot w… https://t.co/TViCRSI5RYIf confirmed, I will work my heart out for everyone. The ranchers and farmers who care deeply for their lands and t… https://t.co/rwJoBaC6Ru
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
2/24
2021
It’s only 2 mos into this admin & our fraught, unjust immigration system will not transform in that time. That’s w… https://t.co/cydOA304TSOur immigration system is built on a carceral framework. It’s no accident that challenging how we approach both the… https://t.co/lT0ZBFbKnVThis is not okay, never has been okay, never will be okay - no matter the administration or party. https://t.co/AEV7s7QQnBWhen members of Congress fight to set the minimum wage below a living wage, they are playing a role in creating and… https://t.co/Pxje9GjL6F(For the record, I pay all my interns $15/hr & my lowest paid staff is in the mid-$50s, but that comes w/choosing t… https://t.co/5RHEPkSxCvThere are of course many other structural factors (including Congress itself), but low pay shuts the door for so ma… https://t.co/82Wz7TSspAThis is because Congress doesn’t pay enough to retain working class talent. Conservatives use cutting Congress’ bu… https://t.co/M7YOtxW4SfI'm moments away from taking the stand at my confirmation hearing for Secretary of @Interior. I look forward to the… https://t.co/RhIrG5oTTv
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezA reliable job. A living wage. A federal job guarantee lays the foundation for economic justice & freedom. https://t.co/NMpLtjU5xh
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezIt is not "anti-white racism" to make sure that Black and Brown communities, which have been disproportionately imp… https://t.co/rPClpEYnXN
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThere are remarkable public servants throughout the state of Texas - just look at Houston! Thank you… https://t.co/oA1BKSB9vB @BostonTweet @hiddenboston No! Please don’t be so - Eastern Standard was such an incredible place and home to so many wonderful memories. 💔
2/23
2021
.@DebHaalandNM is a profound public servant and champion for working families. Her appointment as Sec of the Inter… https://t.co/q49hjamMflJeff Sessions was so openly racist that even Reagan couldn’t appoint him. Manchin voted to confirm him. Sessions t… https://t.co/MAsgUeTCPLFrom the Texas Freeze & Midwest floods to California wildfires & Hurricane María, the climate crisis impacts us all… https://t.co/teulmxWtilI’m urging President Biden to rescind fast-track approval for the #ByhaliaPipeline. The pipeline will cut through… https://t.co/QPva797G7h
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezPresident @JoeBiden can and should #CancelStudentDebt. https://t.co/bGwcSIp5hB
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezOne last update (I think!): We just hit $5 million raised for Texans across the state. Thank you ALL for your coll… https://t.co/3HVlwFiDcl“If you live in the Mississippi Delta and your income is $25k, you are more likely to be audited by the IRS than if… https://t.co/bqNmjwq8O7
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
2/22
2021
Heat in winter and running water should not be privileged commodities for the wealthy. In a modern society, they sh… https://t.co/u0u1nvaerM"The horrors currently unfolding in Texas expose both the reality of the climate crisis and the extreme vulnerabili… https://t.co/JAsydb5nSx
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAll this shows how deeply the Republican Party is controlled by the fossil fuel industry. Think puppets on a string… https://t.co/9kW8VhAkeF
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @whysimonewhy It’s okay I would’ve done the same 😂As we toured the homes of constituents @koryahaywood & Ms. Hulsey, we saw the damage this storm has done & all the… https://t.co/WptDg4oi2c
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezTEXANS: FEMA assistance is now available for you to apply at https://t.co/Jgmuz0LP3A Make sure you take photos 📸 ,… https://t.co/svnK9VuNE1 @Booker4KY 💯%You shouldn’t have to crowdfund to offset the failures of an energy grid. We need leadership and sustainability. W… https://t.co/8W5tCOVj6M
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezNEW w/ @RMac18: Mark Zuckerberg intervened to reduce penalties for Alex Jones and Infowars. His decision weakened F… https://t.co/P1c2bIllb5
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI was, indeed, on a call 🤣🐶 https://t.co/s82xzYoc0h
2/21
2021
We just hit $4 million! Reps. Sylvia Garcia, Sheila Jackson Lee & Al Green of Houston are doing incredible work w/… https://t.co/O5OnyRCvbEI can’t believe we’ve surged past $3 million for Texas! Houston Food Bank is using resources like these to try to… https://t.co/lckzDv6TnO @ossoff Thank you @ossoff!We hit $3.2 MILLION in Texas relief support last night! One of the places it’s going is the Houston Food Bank. I’m… https://t.co/hvUA3ewtbmIt’s legal, Madison. It’s legal. https://t.co/S11Mo4xR91
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
2/20
2021
Alright Houston! We need some helping hands. The Houston Food Bank (one of our relief partners) needs volunteers t… https://t.co/vxyk9co1gHAs Chairman of the @OversightDems’ Environment Subcommittee, I’m launching an investigation into how this mess unfo… https://t.co/86hMbzsgOH
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezCharity isn’t a replacement for good governance, but we won’t turn away from helping people in need when things hit… https://t.co/qJk3xJTuVSWe’ve now raised $2 MILLION in relief for Texans & are adding more orgs.🙏🏽 I’ll be flying to Texas today ✈️ to vis… https://t.co/WYSnDnsCMUA job guarantee would create jobs in: ➡️ Housing ➡️ Education ➡️ Child care ➡️ Elder care ➡️ Arts & culture ➡️ Com… https://t.co/Lr4Ck0jHQy
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThank you @BetoORourke for helping organize thousands of wellness check-in calls! 📞 https://t.co/V8osKj1KQBTotally blown away. $1M raised in direct relief for Texans in less than a day. As a thank you to everyone who con… https://t.co/hdcwoqiJHvWow. We officially raised $1 million for Texas relief at 9:17pm. Thank you all so much. 🙏🏽 I’m at a loss for word… https://t.co/FHlZoEbYdGI feel like I should do something if we hit $1M in Texas relief. What should it be? (Don’t be weird pls) https://t.co/1MJnHpfagFHoly smokes. Our Texas relief mobilization has already raised $325k for food, housing, elder care & direct relief… https://t.co/bOsMGsiPovFossil fuel billionaires are profiting off this nightmare. CFOs called it a “jackpot.” The reason GOP are scrambli… https://t.co/gtbbSKAWop
2/19
2021
@imterribleathis I’m so bummed about it 😞 virtual hearings aren’t the same, I’m sorryTeam AOC is launching relief efforts for Texas starting today. Our first effort is a partnership w/ 5 Texas orgs g… https://t.co/myoAVQD0mTYep. My turn comes up towards the very end, so anywhere between 40-70 minutes from now depending on attendance. https://t.co/D67frdTnuUGreyscale trick doesn’t work either 😔Why even have a printer if it refuses to print black and white documents because you’re out of blue ink 😤 @katekelly @GameStop I’m towards the end - 3rd from last Dem.If Sen. Cruz had resigned back in January after helping gin up a violent insurrection that killed several people, h… https://t.co/5SpIVOu3gA @thekoreanvegan @RepRaskin Can’t wait to try it! ☺️ thank you! @choptopmoseley I’m doing 40 days for Lent but you can do whatever you want! Could be 1 day/week for 40 days. Or just one day!3. If neither of the above apply but you are in a position to give or help others in this time, please consider doi… https://t.co/ulzB2cXAy01. Does anyone want to join me? Rules are 1) No judgement 2) Make it your own (you can go full 40 days, just veggie… https://t.co/R249IMhgffOk everyone, I need help! A few weeks ago I told @RepRaskin that this year I wanted to adopt a vegetarian diet for… https://t.co/cid7jSoWMy @NickAPappas I hear ya. What gets left out in this convo is the massive racial wealth gap in the US. White high sc… https://t.co/Ly50oavWNO
2/18
2021
Average student loan debt in the US is ~$30k (LOTS have more) Many won’t fully feel $10k in forgiveness until afte… https://t.co/9TNP5CTqqd
2/17
2021

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