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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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Good day to be reminded there is a museum to make us understand the terror and legacy of lynching “More than 4400 A… https://t.co/mKw0H2iz6m
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezLet us remember that President Trump has spend more taxpayer money at his own resorts than President Obama took in salary in 8 years.
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezIf ~2 years and 20+ candidates aren’t enough for ya, I don’t know what to tell you. https://t.co/lSub1TsrvB @MayaRupert Of course! Grateful for what you do.Julián is a powerful presence in this race. I’m really proud of him & how he consistently uses his platform to upli… https://t.co/7EGO2SdaV8
10/22
2019
Good advice via @AOC (h/t @jordan_silver) https://t.co/bY6huL9Rhr
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezCelia Cruz remains THE greatest salsera of all time. An icon. Know your history! 👑💃🏿 https://t.co/I98BHw18mN“We cannot talk about environmental injustice without understanding the historical context of colonization and capi… https://t.co/qyjWAvO94b
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezFun fact: @RepKatiePorter is the bomb & she’s also one of the funniest members of Congress. She’s a champion for w… https://t.co/1l1TqxpHxhCyntoia Brown is finally free after 15 years. Her story is a reminder that our criminal justice system is designed… https://t.co/OObryZHjg9
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezNYC to finally commemorate Seneca Village - the free black settlement destroyed to create Central Park. https://t.co/tGhi8k7xqo via @NYTimes
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10/21
2019
Oh my God, that pause. https://t.co/u0RcU6ALcV
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezA lot of people think that folks like your typical lawyer or doctor are in “the 1%.” That may be bc it’s hard to c… https://t.co/fr8hjoxe88"The halls of Congress are no joke...Behind closed doors, your arm is twisted...political pressure gets put on you.… https://t.co/TjhTpl3o6i
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezKeep fighting. The pressure works. Rest assured, we will not let a single corrupt conflict of interest go. https://t.co/196NHaQFJl
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.@aoc didn’t care how much I raised or what electeds had endorsed me. She just wanted to know if my neighbors wer… https://t.co/bZvIkLD6Ys
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10/20
2019
@bradlander @TeamWarren @BernieSanders Thanks, @bradlander! We should all be grateful to have such strong, progress… https://t.co/1SJmgHMj0e @neeratanden @HillaryClinton Hi Neera! I’m deeply thankful for Sec. Clinton’s leadership and role in the establish… https://t.co/edFMQnv7SzTake two minutes and listen to @AOC explain how a system that underpays and undervalues workers can leave them feel… https://t.co/BX1p54Stsk
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezToday I am endorsing Senator @BernieSanders for president. In the end, we must come together to defeat Donald Trum… https://t.co/AiCLIokiSLJUST IN: @AOC, Senator @marcorubio, Senator @RonWyden, congressman Gallagher and Malinowski have signed a joint let… https://t.co/RZDp4TpjWu
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezHey all! We’re having a big ol’ NYC party tomorrow & everyone’s invited. Thousands of people are RSVP’d. All are… https://t.co/M2CJQj7BCT
10/19
2019
Elijah Cummings knew all too well that this is a country that kills people with its racism, and he went to his deat… https://t.co/xSoengLiQ1
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez“Thank you for asking, bc not many people have asked if I’m ok.” Sudden prominence is a very dehumanizing experien… https://t.co/MANWEChm7l @AOC 🎉UPDATE🎉 So, we asked y’all to sign a birthday card for @AOC & we got over 10,000 signatures! We placed your n… https://t.co/FfxUsWPcBs
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10/18
2019
As I was paying my respects to our forever Chairman, his staff told me that in his final hours he signed subpoenas… https://t.co/y0MHAkwCxw
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThe President of the United States is using the language of ethnic cleansing. If we allow him to continue, who wou… https://t.co/ZFT7vGF4qFI heard #MarkZuckerberg's ‘free expression’ speech, in which he referenced my father. I'd like to help Facebook bet… https://t.co/cElNmhecv8
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThe kurds lost their homeland in Syria which they fought for with US forces in the battle agaist Isis, losing 11 th… https://t.co/XqtA9ajRYs
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezOne of the many reasons we will deeply miss Rep. Elijah Cummings. #RIPElijah https://t.co/odVd8vIvs3
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezA devastating loss for our country. Chairman Cummings was a giant: a universally respected leader who brought prof… https://t.co/ylU854chvVSharing my survivor story has brought me more healing than I ever thought possible, and the community I've found wi… https://t.co/4cMJ8ITN3X
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10/17
2019
Blockbuster article which puts meat on the bones of @AOC's questioning of Michael Cohen a few months ago Strong ev… https://t.co/eBmsqt8zNF
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezNot one single question about the climate crisis. Not one single question about the climate crisis. Not one singl… https://t.co/9Zsw4DBQ7j
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez“This president is caging kids at the border while letting ISIS go free.” @JulianCastro coming with the straight up truth.When we say “tax the rich,” we mean nesting-doll yacht rich. For-profit prison rich. Betsy DeVos, student-loan-shar… https://t.co/U3xxZmjUR3
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezTax the rich.That part ⬇️ https://t.co/MuyBk1iSJYThank you! There are too many plans out there that seem more interested in protecting corporate profits than protec… https://t.co/zKZr4jmR21
10/16
2019
@rgunns Happy birthday! 🎉🎈🎂“There is no middle road on the climate crisis. We will either address the problem meaningfully and in accordance w… https://t.co/UkCFHDv5Um
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezBrave stuff here by @chrislhayes. Ask yourself if you’d do this in his position (you can answer privately, I’m not… https://t.co/ZOoWuMR9A7
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezBoth rationality & emotion are inextricable to good leadership, which balances the two. If a person doesn’t feel u… https://t.co/G3Zp9UfsDcIt is time we trash the idea that empathy = leadership weakness. When people hurt, we should hurt too. That’s what… https://t.co/xCmktzeNeYYou know, maybe one of the actual problems w/ our politics is that too many politicians don’t feel anything when Am… https://t.co/eAjafzQ4ahTrump: sexually assaults women, impulsively allows Kurds to be murdered, boosts videos of shooting journalists GOP… https://t.co/hIK0af3DvMNEW: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been hosting secretive talks & off-the-record dinners with conservative influ… https://t.co/nFwLtfl0xB
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10/15
2019
Small-dollar grassroots campaigns, aka what Buttegieg insults here as “pocket change,” out-fundraise him by million… https://t.co/jeSoQkkH4a @BernieSanders ¡Gracias Tío Bernie!.@AOC: The climate crisis is first impacting those who have not only contributed to our emissions the least, but ha… https://t.co/8ecy0Hb1Eh
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @IlhanMN 💜💜 thank you! @AyannaPressley 💜💜
10/14
2019
Thank you everyone for the birthday wishes!🎈 Spending the day in Denmark after C40, enjoying this social democracy… https://t.co/iwnSXxfXoM
10/13
2019
Spare me the rhetoric and the bluster. Sanctions will be too late. Our allies in the fight against ISIS will be sla… https://t.co/Zmbt5BLd4h
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThis is an important victory for @OversightDems—and the Constitution. A Federal Appeals Court upheld a Congressio… https://t.co/O51ecktZXC
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThis is how the powerful and the predatory are protected: by their friends and allies commanding powerful organizat… https://t.co/XZ82l2pguaHaircuts for women cost more than those for men. Also health care, car repairs, etc. That’s reality for the awesome… https://t.co/yRlp1SWA7X
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10/12
2019
For working people. For the poor. For jobs. For justice. For peace. For prosperity. For economic mobility. For soci… https://t.co/gqCDXlEwzw“I speak to you as a human being. A woman whose dreams of motherhood now taste bittersweet because of what I know a… https://t.co/sZZ4Tc29fO
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.@jweisswolf puts @AOC's haircut in its proper context — the surcharge women pay for so many goods and services onl… https://t.co/gRzR6lVBE0
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez😉 https://t.co/hB3zhxjQHyBREAKING NEWS: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 to Ethiopian Prime… https://t.co/A0s95TvfTq
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez“Climate change is not a coincidence. It is a consequence.” -@AOC
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez‘We are living in the beginning of a mass extinction … but we can still fix this.’ — @GretaThunberg’s powerful vide… https://t.co/lEU6OoQpH3
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezSoon, we will be voting on whether extreme @realDonaldTrump judicial nominee Steven Menashi deserves a lifetime sea… https://t.co/zZlXQ81CPZ
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWhen we say that climate change will come for marginalized people first, this is what we mean. https://t.co/3zNoj6zNUc
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez(The truth is, the GOP loves spending the public’s money - but only when it’s to benefit themselves, the very wealt… https://t.co/MOyW6ZfGyLThe real tea is that Jeff Sessions gets publicly subsidized haircuts to look as self-made as possible before tellin… https://t.co/lEBlSImmZr👀 https://t.co/0syPq5B9gf
10/11
2019
@Anne_Hidalgo @c40cities @PKlugman Le plaisir est pour moi, Maire @Anne_Hidalgo!Won’t you look at that: Mike Pence used *taxpayer funds* - not personal ones - to spend several thousand haircuts’… https://t.co/D27c6STD9b40 million Americans live in poverty under today’s extreme inequality, yet the right-wing want you to blame Democra… https://t.co/8nhZI41QZx👏"You have more power to take a stand than most of the Chinese government's targets and should have the courage and… https://t.co/95RVCCXf8c
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWhen you substitute gas for coal, you reduce carbon and increase methane. You get nowhere. It's literal gaslighting https://t.co/WgnDjQBRmb
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10/10
2019
This is the same man who’s now defending the White House’s claim that it can withhold information and documents fro… https://t.co/LEr5JMievz
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWishing all our neighbors and loved ones observing #YomKippur an easy and meaningful fast. G'mar Chatimah Tovah.Autocrats: “Jump!” Trump: “How high?” - Trump admin foreign policy, 2019NEW: Donald Trump's decision to remove troops from Northern Syria has put renewed focus on his business and persona… https://t.co/vLj3fCWwm1
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezTrump decision isn’t about drawing down US military involvement at all. Remember that earlier this year, Trump VE… https://t.co/iOQeoTrNPNFederal govs are failing to act on the climate crisis. We can’t wait for others to lead. That’s why I’m in Copenh… https://t.co/9Uo8luySukThank you @AOC for highlighting the #genderbias that women face *every day.* And for the record, not hiring or firi… https://t.co/5MyuvBVjXz
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10/9
2019
I was in a conversation*this year* w/ many people in the room &one guy asked if he could rescind a job offer if he… https://t.co/M3sJFrkDAATrump’s sudden withdrawal from northern Syria & endorsement of Turkey’s actions could have catastrophic consequence… https://t.co/HQ3n9ORxIJ @indyfromspace @cmclymer Correct 🎃 🍬When Republicans say our nation‘s laws are “just a joke,” they mean it. They treat our country as a joke, our comm… https://t.co/LIrtsm1lGm
10/8
2019
Trump’s move will not put an end to endless wars. What it *will* do is reward Russia, Iran, and ISIS. He’s not lea… https://t.co/p9qMWNXA1z
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezNot stingy. Broke. And low wages, poor work standards, high cost of living, & a runaway student loan crisis have e… https://t.co/yW4tPppvWPIt’s time to look under the hood. https://t.co/uzj5KfLoqDLastly, people tend to say “what do you do with all the violent people?” as a defense for incarcerating millions.… https://t.co/DJP0J5KbJKSecondly, our prison & jail system is so large bc we use them as de facto mental hospitals, homeless shelters, & de… https://t.co/7dn6MSQ9NcFirst of all, many people in jailed or in prison don’t belong there at all. Whether it’s punitive sentencing for… https://t.co/4ygdbZZ303I know the term “prison abolition” is breaking some people’s brains. The right is already freaking out. Yet the US… https://t.co/Wcc5pMxT9bYesterday morning I spoke with a woman who was thrown in Rikers as a teenager. Put in solitary confinement for MONT… https://t.co/ODmD91ioDwMass incarceration is our American reality. It is a system whose logic evolved from the same lineage as Jim Crow, A… https://t.co/YeddVq2GEUAn important story: China is using its economic power to censor speech by Americans in the US. And the #NBA, which… https://t.co/pHKzRIcrFy
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezEven billionaires are saying billionaires shouldn’t exist. I wonder if extreme-wealth worshippers will listen to t… https://t.co/z0KC53GOzv(I love how GOP pundits are already saying “it’s not enough to pay for it!” even though “it” isn’t even defined in… https://t.co/ExAG1HtBoSHey everyone, I think I figured out how we’re going to pay for it ⬇️ https://t.co/zhKcUFdqYW
10/7
2019
.@AOC thinks concentrated wealth is incompatible with democracy. So did our founders. It's time to #TaxTheRich. https://t.co/GdTDC7mdWw
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezSince the Trump admin is hamstringing the Census, we’re stepping in ourselves. Our organizing must go beyond elect… https://t.co/EfZ0YcFzlX
10/6
2019

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