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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


Sunday eve @LocalProgress calls w/progressive local elected officials across the country working to center equity i… https://t.co/mEgQ65WlVd
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezBlack people are disproportionately dying from this virus & it's impossible to separate from decades of hypersegreg… https://t.co/ZjuIXFb1dt
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4/6
2020
"Inequality is a comorbidity." - @AOC https://t.co/p6ekpTJS1l
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezHe didn’t die of natural causes. My father was murdered for working to end racism, war and poverty and for speaki… https://t.co/pSeP4fqTRN
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI incl that last detail to illustrate that these are also HISTORICALLY Black communities, which means they have bee… https://t.co/4qiXuwLpWkTo all the people that said “there’s no evidence racial disparities in COVID impact exist.” ⬇️⬇️⬇️ I represent the… https://t.co/AM8k8ybfMnMichigan has just started reporting on coronavirus cases by race. African Americans are 14% of that state's popula… https://t.co/whZJ9Qkt9V
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI deal w/ a lot of violent threats, vitriol, etc. But I never get more hate aimed at me than when I address racial… https://t.co/b1dBJAXWcx
4/4
2020
Some Sanders demands for "phase 4" of coronavirus response: -- $2K/person payments *every month* - 100% universal;… https://t.co/WthKcxHL50
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezA landlord with 18 apartment buildings in New York City waived April rent for his 200 to 300 tenants because of the… https://t.co/5slCzG1wUU
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWe are seeing preventable mass deaths in the United States.
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWe need to drop the Medicare eligibility age to 0 right now. https://t.co/BJtm2k7aCYhttps://t.co/4HbsbImGevhttps://t.co/ju0Xg9UYh8Didn’t you just put a doctor on your show who faked their employment at Lenox Hill hospital and touted a COVID “tre… https://t.co/3N5tTr24kGThe $500 billion➡️$4 trillion slush fund for Wall Street was almost immediately available, very liquid, and practic… https://t.co/bWqwqm14blBy almost every measure, our Queens community is the hardest hit in the country by COVID. I am heartbroken to shar… https://t.co/RcejE3wwJtBlack, Brown and Indigenous. The Navajo Nation had 214 confirmed cases and seven deaths as of yesterday. Some don… https://t.co/rBSH6Dx2Nd
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezCOVID deaths are disproportionately spiking in Black + Brown communities. Why? Because the chronic toll of redlini… https://t.co/SxGO4imQ79Yesterday @AOC went live on IG and I got a question in. Her answer is beautiful. Watch/read and give yourself some… https://t.co/F5RtesnUnB
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAmazon’s attempt to smear Chris Smalls, one of their own warehouse workers, as “not smart or articulate” is a racis… https://t.co/Hq8ddF2zDF
4/3
2020
The richest person in the world, Jeff Bezos, had a meeting to discuss how to smear a warehouse worker who demanded… https://t.co/cAKv4Flqkx
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezBREAKING: House Overisght Committee reports that FEMA officials told them this week that only 9,500 ventilators are… https://t.co/r3g3lh65Ds
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezRep. @AOC: "Unemployment takes a huge emotional and mental toll... This is not just an economic issue. It's an issu… https://t.co/u0PMp4A3sD
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThey can’t. We need Medicare for All. https://t.co/c3dsCGiFuu10 million people *that we know of* are newly unemployed in the US. This is an unprecedented crisis. The Federal… https://t.co/C6ycSTdy0P @bibiareej Our team is reaching out!MFW I’ve done what feels like 800 livestreams, interviews, zoom calls, FB lives and IG stories this week and someon… https://t.co/GBmmTLcnNl
4/2
2020
1. Important! The state you live in, or a state(s) you used to live in, may owe you or your company/small business… https://t.co/WIfaMC3Lpm
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThe FDA won't immediately lift a ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men in light of @AOC and @RepMaloneyhttps://t.co/2YOXzPhSuO
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAre you a New Yorker that’s never applied for unemployment before, or needs help accessing the upcoming $1200 cash… https://t.co/9SGHbZ0YbvThe real April Fool’s joke is on everyone expecting the millions of people who just lost their incomes to pay full… https://t.co/qMXxUDZDkbThis video is powerful not just bc of Samelys, but bc it actively educates people on structural inequity + history… https://t.co/PPhw6Jbej1If you live in the New York area and have N95 masks or other equipment to donate, here's how. https://t.co/3a60l4M8iz
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.@AOC: Tell me why workers who we now recognize as essential shouldn’t have health care. https://t.co/Ay2B54ittA
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezOne thing I hope quarantine can teach is that childcare/caregiving is LABOR. People are ordinarily paid (not enoug… https://t.co/SRQLurJpAmI hope whoever came up with this gets due credit. Our neighbor is older and lives alone so I gave her 3 color piece… https://t.co/2r9e2xCe3w
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @aidachavez It was admittedly quite jarring to be watching that wild trip of a series and then all of a sudden see… https://t.co/QKGbXgFIuVPretty incredible that we've gone from "hoax" and "totally under control" to a best case scenario of 100K to 200K d… https://t.co/En1e7okwex
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI said what I said 👏🏽 https://t.co/8rxQh7uSFARep. @AOC is raising red flags over conditions for someone to qualify for paid sick leave. For some, that means the… https://t.co/9MD7IUvWME
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWhen I advocate for basic human rights, people will dismiss the substance of what I say due to my “tone.” But if y… https://t.co/T3Ao6ZnjGt
4/1
2020
Rep. @AOC warned of a "humanitarian crisis" unless ICE oversees a large-scale release of detainees. "A decision t… https://t.co/lR781TXazQ
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI just don’t understand how it’s reasonable to expect what could be millions of people and small businesses, who su… https://t.co/iJlaBGr4Y8
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezToday, Amazon worker #ChrisSmalls helped lead an Amazon walkout for lack of COVID19 compliance that put workers, cu… https://t.co/pcvZeG3yiV
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezOn a @HispanicCaucus press call, @AOC says that the steps ICE is taking to isolate immigrants in detention centers… https://t.co/3lggl8tjrs
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez“This is an absolute crisis,” @AOC says of COVID-19 cases in ICE custody. “We cannot allow for this type of humanit… https://t.co/51drl94Kyo
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezExclu: @AOC @BernieSanders @IlhanMN @ewarren & co want to suspend sanctions on Iran that make it hard to import med… https://t.co/TOqAkT8Iyn
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWow. Zoom, which is being widely used by people working from home, falsely claimed that its meeting service was end… https://t.co/nmg2gXePMW
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWe've seen all too terribly the consequences of those who denied warnings of a pandemic. We can't afford any more c… https://t.co/dUUGeOI8VK
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezEvery year we sacrifice human lives for the sake of our for-profit healthcare system, & next year is poised to get… https://t.co/9PnsVEtaS2TY @AOC for standing up to Cuomo’s moratorium on mortgages, but not rent payments. “We’re essentially rewarding a… https://t.co/WQIiQh5izu
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.@AOC - “People aren’t dying of just the coronavirus. They are dying of incompetence, for-profit motives, ignoring… https://t.co/b2HJLbagna
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezRecommend listening to @AOC on @BrianLehrer right now, talking about racial justice and COVID, the strikes, Rikers,… https://t.co/UB9HHYm8Ub
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezComing up at 10AM: @AOC on the federal relief package to include cash payments, @taraparkerpope talks safety and g… https://t.co/dke6xs4Wbm
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @J_ManPrime21 Can’t control what people say about me, only what I do. Manufactured cynicism is a real thing. I’m b… https://t.co/2zCgM7ROuzRep. @AOC spoke to soccer star @mPinoe about the two crises facing the U.S. as the coronavirus continues to spread https://t.co/yglaw96XNa
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3/31
2020
Nationalize the supply chain of critical medical supplies. Nationalize the supply chain of critical medical supplie… https://t.co/n4kj3eAxuv
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezFirst Instacart, then Amazon, now Whole Foods: workers are withholding their labor& demanding dignity. When people… https://t.co/gy1Ng20x7Z.@amazon employees at JFK8 fulfillment center on Staten Island, walk out to call on the company to protect employee… https://t.co/HXh7F5FSmO
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezOne of the best ways to thank essential workers is to support the fight to improve their lives. Instacart & Amazon… https://t.co/kwUkdJa7yHHeartbroken to share that #LorenaBorjas, a prolific trans organizer & Queens activist, passed away from COVID-19.… https://t.co/tjonMxdZRMIf you don’t hire a domestic worker or would like to help them in other ways, you can support the @domesticworkershttps://t.co/9HQBvOW7iGYes: if you hire a domestic worker and have the means, PLEASE continue to pay them through this crisis. So many fa… https://t.co/bURqlgBRGw
3/30
2020
Starting in 5 MINS: Who’s getting a $1200 check? What do UI benefits look like if you were just laid off? How ca… https://t.co/dB2542JMSj0.03% https://t.co/7bqElTyKn4
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezCOVID outbreaks are happening in Amazon warehouses in NYC & across the country. It’s more important than ever to f… https://t.co/yNiiTNMSSI
3/29
2020
@videodante Happy to call in but idk if I have video setup!
3/28
2020
This is E 180th St. station in the Bronx. This is what it’s like to NOT have the privilege of working from home. So… https://t.co/MtLCiN930M
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezCongress and President Trump put taxpayers on the hook for billions of dollars to United Airlines in exchange for k… https://t.co/SQe7Je0zWb
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAnd just like that, the Congressional oversight provisions for the 1/2 TRILLION dollar Wall St slush fund (which we… https://t.co/jy6lIj69ao‘Our community’s reality is this country’s future if we don’t do anything.’ — @AOC shamed leaders in D.C. for faili… https://t.co/Raa8zXIzOA
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezMy mom works an hourly job. This is personal to me. https://t.co/QLaR0jIjqK @cspanJeremy @RepRaskin That’s @RepMaxRose!NEW: Congress will soon make Steven Mnuchin one of the most powerful cabinet secretaries in modern history Mnuchin… https://t.co/emv4qHkaBG
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAh, yes. I’d forgotten these are *great* American companies. The millions of American companies facing the same pli… https://t.co/ai9ViM6vbz
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.@AOC notes that 13 ppl died in Elmhurst Hospital in NY last night before ripping into $2 trillion bill. "What did… https://t.co/pxD7W0Wpjf
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.@RepAOC @AOC: "Our community's reality is this country's future if we don't do anything. Hospital workers do not h… https://t.co/j5OpMXMA9p
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezSpeaking now on the House floor: @AOC opens saying 13 people died in Queens overnight of the #coronavirus and criti… https://t.co/Vt3094w8H0
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez“Our community’s reality is this country’s future if we don’t do something,” @AOC on the floor, talking about NYC & Elmhurst hospital.
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @AOC excoriates Senate bill right now on House floor: "What did the senate majority fight for? One of the largest c… https://t.co/HxUCkK6Sso
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThe New York Times worked with a doctor to film 72 hours at Elmhurst, the hospital that's been hardest hit by the c… https://t.co/cs3q7DAQyy
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThis is not the time for Congress to go on recess. Our work isn't done. We need to force Trump to use the Defense P… https://t.co/1xOS5aCj6r
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThrilled to see my friends @RajaForCongress @AOC & @JoeNeguse leading the House charge to pass my & @SherrodBrown’s… https://t.co/6mS0DShbYp
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezGOP really pulling for a hat trick of corruption, classism, and racism all in one policy move here.The cruise industry registers as foreign companies to avoid paying US taxes. Now they want US bailout money. Now t… https://t.co/UqkW73LZME
3/27
2020
Republicans put more strings and means-testing on single parents and struggling mom + pops than they do on multibil… https://t.co/bS4biXINGQItems that *are* in the bill: - $200b for hospitals - $150b for state + local govs - 4 mos expanded unemployment in… https://t.co/i3QV7QTF9SWhat Trump + Senate GOP have done is hold hospitals, working people, and the vulnerable hostage so they could get i… https://t.co/7hUrVw1Q64To clarify, $1200 checks are ONLY going to some w/social sec numbers, NOT immigrants w/ tax IDs (ITINs). Thanks to… https://t.co/kELDwPyJfQJust ten years after the Tea Party movement, Republicans in Congress are defending a $500 billion corporate welfare… https://t.co/qT7HV0QNW0
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezHow bad is COVID-19 in New York? Hospitalizations have nearly doubled since Sunday. 1,974 vs 3,805 hospitalizatio… https://t.co/g9lYgm5vau
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezCongress going out of town under these circumstances — can’t meet with constituents, may not be safe or logisticall… https://t.co/6TJj3HmzzG
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI just don’t understand how it’s reasonable to expect what could be millions of people and small businesses, who su… https://t.co/iJlaBGr4Y8
3/26
2020
They're worried low wage workers might get TOO MUCH MONEY during a period when the economy is might contract by 25%… https://t.co/4onFcNNj1x
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezJust a reminder that there is absolutely no good reason why Senate Republicans are tying a historic corporate givea… https://t.co/RdGAIVjOegFor days, major CEOs & certain powerful people have been admitting, in clear terms, that they are willing to sacrif… https://t.co/qyZizrxr0LThe Senate might ADJOURN FOR A MONTH after this bill? This is completely dangerous and unacceptable. We HAVE to be… https://t.co/mggU12VrGA @MsPackyetti Final bill text isn’t out yet - when it is, you’ll hear more 💜We could always afford Medicare for All.
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3/25
2020

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