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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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Breaking News: The Trump administration can’t end the 2020 census early, a judge ruled. It’s the latest twist in on… https://t.co/FjeZD3dtES
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezOusman has been detained for three years, was pardoned by @NYGovCuomo, yet ICE still won't let him out of detention… https://t.co/JnLhXzGyA6
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @alexbkane Hey there - this event and my involvement was presented to my team differently from how it’s now being p… https://t.co/OC89kNsEFE
9/25
2020
It is truly inexcusable that climate change isn't a topic at the first debate. It is one of the most important issu… https://t.co/XaurdM0EzJ
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez‘We have to reclaim our public systems.’ — #TBT Rep. @AOC explained how the Green New Deal for Public Housing Act w… https://t.co/XXvSKh6VcN
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9/24
2020
.@AOC was asked abt the #BreonnaTaylor decision. What she said (per Hill pool): "it's just weighing really heavy on… https://t.co/vPTIifFjNR
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWhat Trump’s attacks on @AOC and me last night made clear is that the people cheering on his hateful, xenophobic ra… https://t.co/lU7U9uq5rr
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @justinamash Thanks @justinamash, I know how seriously you take your service and restoring the integrity of our leg… https://t.co/0whFwIndXk @jsidman @JoselitoHILL @playbookplus ...and it was lovely! 🍽Perhaps it’s the CEO of Wells Fargo who lacks the talent to recruit Black workers. https://t.co/CI7CRriU3i
9/23
2020
Some more information on the filibuster’s history for those interested: https://t.co/etSr7BZawOSen. Feinstein’s protection of the filibuster is unjust & unacceptable. The filibuster wasn’t made w/ purpose. It‘… https://t.co/Bpc3F6RlieCongressional GOP have made one thing extremely clear: To them, there are no rules. There are no principles. There… https://t.co/KNbo617B9qIf you're young and someone says just pull up your bootstraps, start with this chart Since 2003 Student loans: up… https://t.co/9rAvzfGmZJ
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.@AOC has repurposed $1 million from her campaign operation to spread the word about the census, using digital ads,… https://t.co/zSzz2tZqEM
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9/22
2020
Capitalism feeds Racism. White supremacist cries for “Law and Order!” are about maintaining a thing-oriented, not… https://t.co/LiKR5dTtEl
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThis is what tyranny looks like. Pay attention. https://t.co/diHCKpUYgc
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezDon’t worry Mrs. Greene, I completely understand why you need to swing + miss at my intellect to make yourself feel… https://t.co/UOsGHze2zuHeads up - anybody in this country who has had COVID, or ever tests positive for the COVID antibodies, has a preexi… https://t.co/WzGkZKOlER
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezNEW: Emails show career officials at the Census Bureau tried to warn the Trump admin that cutting the #2020Census s… https://t.co/PBnzz6quDF
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.@AOC: "I believe Attorney General Barr is unfit for office." She adds: "Barr has pursed potentially law-breaking behavior.”
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAll our rights are on the line. To protect them, everyday people must mobilize in unprecedented ways to keep the S… https://t.co/fv5mABNaUv
9/21
2020
.@AOC: "And to Mitch McConnell, we need to tell him he is playing with fire."
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI ♥️ NY https://t.co/hSUbd6y8RHGranting congressional representation to the roughly 700,000 American citizens who live in DC (including me) is not… https://t.co/zJAUj22mCB
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI am voting early and in person. What’s your voting plan?Republicans are now saying "we can't have a 4-4 court on election day." But that's exactly what they did when Merri… https://t.co/JeOewgyR1X
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez3 Reasons the GOP want to take RBG’s Supreme Court seat: 1. To gut your healthcare 2. Take away your birth control… https://t.co/wO3myPyBBq.@AOC hailed RBG in an interview with @RebeccaRuiz and said the fact that the death of a single, important individu… https://t.co/WSaTqMVXOq
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9/20
2020
As Republicans show support for moving forward with a Supreme Court nominee quickly, @AOC tells me if that happens,… https://t.co/gh6GxONV26
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAnd after we work to command victory in November, I need folks to realize that there’s no going back to brunch. We… https://t.co/D40TjgFOvZHere’s what we’re NOT gonna do: give up. We don’t give up when people need us most. That’s not who we are. Our de… https://t.co/2CL7OYu892.@AOC implores every American to vote; says a vote for Biden is a vote to “let our democracy live another day.” https://t.co/knsx9sDGDz
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez“If Mitch McConnell isn’t going to honor RBG’s final wish, we will. We will. And we have to.” Thank you, ⁦@AOC⁩. Fo… https://t.co/CdcfAKpZPx
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortezwatching @AOC on live, [generally quoted:] "we're all tired, but this is what authoritarianism is supposed to do. I… https://t.co/nwwbDzOMjn
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezYou do not need to, nor should you, ignore your fears - there is plenty to be afraid of - but we have possibilities… https://t.co/LIwNlYVSOfOur first, no 1 priority is to do everything possible to secure electoral college victory in Nov. This is the fig… https://t.co/M6NQhi1J3FNow is not the time for cynicism or hopelessness. There is and continues to be political possibility to preserve ou… https://t.co/Ncfb9xnNAfWe have lost a giant in the history of our nation with the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. It is heartbreaking tha… https://t.co/L2bBKeCBs1
9/19
2020
Believe me, I too wish that a little carbon tax here &a little fuel efficiency there would solve this. There was a… https://t.co/bcDgfN4OA1It’s almost as if the climate crisis was punted for so long due to fossil fuel lobbyists & weak political leadershi… https://t.co/Wxd6SNKjntSome days I wake up & it seems there’s 500 GOP wannabes pitching themselves as the “anti-AOC.” First of all, as Re… https://t.co/oq2nDBPMR8
9/18
2020
HOY 7 PM ET: La rep. @AOC​ participará en un foro virtual sobre el #Censo2020 ✔️ y se unirá con nuestro… https://t.co/oyqf5ci5kd
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezSome background: https://t.co/qWxkRUfZ8QNYC taxi drivers were targeted in an enormous predatory lending scheme for city-issued medallions, creating horrify… https://t.co/NBwnyexUfEThe USPS had a plan to send 5 reusable facemarks to every household in early April. Even had a press release ready.… https://t.co/MqRdgZN2J7
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezSenate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez jointly demanded that the feds do more to he… https://t.co/YMOMCREd99
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezHey you! You matter. You count. And we need to count YOU to determine the next 10 years of school funding, electe… https://t.co/6ey37Smk0J“@AOC Asks Why Abolishing ICE Is 'Controversial' as Democrats Demand Hysterectomy Investigation” https://t.co/co2ww6lMGJ
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9/17
2020
💌 My @USPS stamp haul today: 1. Succulent Boutonniere stamp 2. Thank You gold foil stamps 3. Earth Day forever sta… https://t.co/gD33zaRhQOSTARTING NOW: pandemic workplace organizing panel with us and @AOC! Join here: https://t.co/6NUStG044R
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezFellas, read more Angela Davis. You don’t know you need it, but you really, really do.
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAggressive, overreaching wealth redistribution *does* happen in the United States, it just happens in the opposite… https://t.co/BCXwAcmpIZIn light of the latest horrible revelations at ICE facilities, I can't help but to recall when Republicans *and* De… https://t.co/mhdpNO1FlT
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezIt wasn’t just the right wing. The reason I didn’t choose a more comfortable term for “targeting & detaining group… https://t.co/I74EUNO2zQCannabis should be legalized & records should be expunged ASAP. It’s strange that the more conservative step of de… https://t.co/7NzLLLoTxANEW: ICE deported a crucial witness in an ongoing investigation into allegations of sexual assault and harassment a… https://t.co/koQn0zOSaM
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezIt’s astounding that after a massive family separation operation, mass sexual assault of detainees, trapping immigr… https://t.co/ebjnbTSH15
9/16
2020
19 years ago today, I cast my lone vote against endless war. What I said then still holds true today: “As we act,… https://t.co/Ktv98kvHun
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThe fact of the matter is the United States has engaged in a program of mass human rights violations targeting immi… https://t.co/IHXzfNc8ZM
9/15
2020
If @AOC's Green New Deal is "extreme," how would describe the blood-soaked skies of Oregon? Business as usual? https://t.co/lmTxO3MZ0S
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9/10
2020
The HEROES Act the House passed months ago covers several (but not all) of these points. GOP Senators, pledging al… https://t.co/E8qKSVrC6nMass evictions could be prevented if Congress prioritized struggling people 1/2 as much as it prioritizes Wall St b… https://t.co/rqeTRdslQJRemember when I said this over a year ago and it was treated as a highly controversial statement https://t.co/qydDKX8eT4 @AyannaPressley Can we talk about this collar jewelry!! The lip color! Are you glowing up without me?! 🤣 whew, I’m taking notes 📝.@AyannaPressley I believe you dropped this 👑💞 https://t.co/uRhe0j88H0
9/3
2020
Congratulations on your big victory last night, sis @AyannaPressley! Guess the Squad isn’t so “vulnerable” after a… https://t.co/VCLZKb9tzy
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezEver notice how primary challenges from progressives are derided as “divisive” and “bad for the party,” yet folks a… https://t.co/LwkbaURxOuDone ✅ https://t.co/JGaE725nYnIf the USPS is surprised we are issuing a subpoena, it’s because they weren’t listening. I said directly in the he… https://t.co/VRGqgkaJ2VThis Fall, @JabariBrisport will become New York's first openly gay Black state senator. @AOC is the youngest woman… https://t.co/FWudiTsEqs
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezGrowing up, my father told me, don’t beg for your rights, you organize, and you take them. So, to the young people… https://t.co/jAnwSs4Cai
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez‘People are dying … science should not be partisan.’ — Watch @AOC’s spirited defense of environmental justice from… https://t.co/rP0RNfZHxV
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezOn a personal note, when I first got to Congress the reception I got in many spaces was v chilly. Ed Markey wasn’t… https://t.co/7pDbDMeD1zCongratulations @EdMarkey - yours is a victory for the progressive movement, for 21st century policy, and for the G… https://t.co/jgUjd2zoDN
9/2
2020
Amazon is hiring an intelligence agent to identify union organizers https://t.co/mcGMHbkbWK
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezMA: Let’s run up the NUMBERS for @AyannaPressley’s re-election today! She is one of the most gifted history makers… https://t.co/1RRyufNtQcOur poll workers and our postal workers are essential to our communities & our democracy. Thank you for your servic… https://t.co/jN6EzlZUY8
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezIt’s not your age that counts - it’s the age of your ideas. - 🌎🤳🏽Phonebank for @EdMarkey here:… https://t.co/ZKuvbtrFh2TODAY! https://t.co/bozjZmv5Ks
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezMassachusetts: You have one of the most progressive Senate delegations in the United States. Today is the day to p… https://t.co/vtjBonHwCrBoth @CoriBush and @AOC might be two of the lowest income Americans ever elected to the United States Congress. T… https://t.co/f6Qde4NDPk
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9/1
2020
.@RepPressley: “Yes, it is possible to write budgets that actually value Black lives. If it feels unfamiliar, that’… https://t.co/jI8eDw5rRD
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThere is tons of internal pushback at Facebook, but the fact remains that this is a company largely run by one guy'… https://t.co/vAEMJ1SFxS
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8/28
2020
.@EdMarkey is the right man for the job and he has a record to prove it. I'm proud to join @AOC and so many others… https://t.co/ev3HsXEklh
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI'd be remiss if I didn't applaud and thank @AOC for her relentless advocacy on this issue since joining @FSCDems l… https://t.co/qB9B0yxURF
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @RepDennyHeck @FSCDems Thank you @RepDennyHeck! It’s been wonderful working on FSC with you.Here's @AOC in 2019 pushing Powell on whether relationship b/w inflation and unemployment was falling apart. Powell… https://t.co/TuBXFzrKoi
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezHow can you watch this and deny that racism exists? White men with guns are engaged by police with no fear, while a… https://t.co/gAv298z5iI
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI know there’s a lot going on, but please, please pay attn to the path of Hurricane Laura. Get yourself & your fam… https://t.co/UCg9HQfnaP(And btw - if they give a substantive answer to open a conversation, great! But words matter a great deal in moment… https://t.co/B5Uj6SEs3YFor media outlets and journalists choosing to use the word “boycott” over “strike,” we should ask them to explain why.Your cover title is wrong. You need to change it to STRIKE. https://t.co/zur1HmkEHyNBA players are courageously on strike (withholding labor), NOT boycotting (withholding their $ /purchase). The dif… https://t.co/MPHOxnA2mXA 17 year old white supremacist domestic terrorist drove across state lines, armed with an AR 15. He shot and kill… https://t.co/3hVGmz7mUO
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8/27
2020
Jacob Blake broke up a fight and police shot him in the back seven times. Dylan Roof killed nine people at Emanuel… https://t.co/GyenpogOal
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezFor this issue of @VanityFair I wrote about police abolition. Please give it a read. https://t.co/Gj7aoiWaCY
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAvoid the vague "officer-involved" for shootings and other cases involving police. Be specific about what happened.… https://t.co/3pIVfihcHw
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThe people of #PuertoRico have the right to determine their own destiny. Today I've introduced legislation with… https://t.co/ekOBOW18UJ
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.@NydiaVelazquez, the first mujer Boricua in the House, & I co-wrote this piece about PR political status if you’d… https://t.co/UNyj8qdlLU
8/25
2020

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