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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @AOC Bronx + Queens, NYC

Congresswoman for NY-14 (the Bronx & Queens). In a modern, moral, and wealthy society, no American should be too poor to live. 💯% People-Funded, no lobbyist💰.

1,500 Following   4,397,618 Followers   8,175 Tweets

Joined Twitter 4/28/10


@PhiPhiOhara Thank you & likewise! 👑💜✨Thanks! ✨ https://t.co/FS4yF7xaceIf a Schedule I drug shows promise in treating [PTSD, severe depression, opioid addiction], then perhaps it is not… https://t.co/GNjtYhkfYDRight, bc sucking Puerto Ricans - full US citizens - dry while closing public schools, building fossil fuel pipelin… https://t.co/Qe95x5ZMlfIf a person is working 40h/week & is paid so little that they need gov help to make ends meet, it’s not the person… https://t.co/vCxWTAKYERFrom “day one?” Really? 1 in 10 of Amazon’s Ohio employees were on food stamps after the company opened fulfillmen… https://t.co/jUyRbupnAJ
6/18
2019
Mr. President, you’re from Queens. You may fool the rest of the country, but I’ll call your bluff any day of the… https://t.co/J3EzWF7A82
6/17
2019
@errollouis Errol SNAPPED 😉We need to talk about healthcare of incarcerated women + people. Federal statutes prevent funding reproductive hea… https://t.co/ULdjYxzaqQ- MangiPasta on Arthur Ave! SUPER fresh, handmade Italian, family owned. 🍝 - Taqueria Tlaxcalli🌯 & Neerob🍛on Bangl… https://t.co/BUhYxhPMCy.@AOC on impeachment: "This is about us doing our jobs, and if we're talking about what's going to be a victory for… https://t.co/3lianZLWkW
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez"I think that we have a very real risk of losing the presidency to Donald Trump if we do not have a presidential ca… https://t.co/TiuUacjVIC
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6/16
2019
Why do we need to end cash bail? @CabanForQueens breaks it down. https://t.co/GXimeTBnAj
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWhen I became a member of the 116th Congress, I took an oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United S… https://t.co/RrHBWVGbBX
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez"Patriots defend the Constitution, not a President."-- a sign at the #ImpeachTrumpNow Rally in #13thDistrictStronghttps://t.co/pT9rRBnaY2
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezOk, Internet. Time to learn the difference between concentration camps and death (“extermination”) camps. Germany… https://t.co/Zsr7Lj72pV
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezYou wanna know what kind of work @AOC’s district office does for her constituents? Her district director… https://t.co/ddSlEU1dTG
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6/15
2019
Great summary story on who supported @AOC ‘s amendment to allow public funds for approved psychedelics medical rese… https://t.co/JcVJU8JJqW
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezLooking forward to it! https://t.co/CSVd10X4hlYesterday, @AyannaPressley, @AOC and @PattyMurray introduced a measure that would bring us one step closer to affor… https://t.co/OYBw7bPfTu
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez🎶 Can you pass these bills / For affordable birth control pills / If they don’t want to- / Then the GOP is through… https://t.co/BfuQmMRt65“We have what I would call a concentration camp system... a mass detention of civilians without trial.” 24 people… https://t.co/WVsZAW6z8k
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI’ve spoken previously about our office’s parental leave policy (12 weeks paid leave to ALL new parents - dads incl… https://t.co/e7LeN5n4BV
6/14
2019
If I hadn't had the opportunity to utilize MDMA assisted therapy in 2016, I would have committed suicide, period.… https://t.co/YlswwFrVKg
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWe were honored to join Pres. Bear Runner @OglalaOyate to meet with @AOC re: #ClimateCrisis, #GreenNewDeal & #NoKXLhttps://t.co/6V0pb7GcFj
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI am proud to have voted 'yes' on your amendment, @aoc. Let's keep pushing for progress so that controlled substa… https://t.co/3a6eyPfUdG
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI have never spoken publicly about my abortion. I'm speaking now because of intensified efforts to strip Constituti… https://t.co/UPOAyHOi2G
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezThe good news: one of my amendments DID pass w/ bipartisan support: funding treatment for opioid-related infectious… https://t.co/KK1ICT44R4Sadly our drug research amendment failed today, but I’m undeterred. I’m proud we were even able to bring a vote on… https://t.co/Qk6LFXb5jBThis bill has bipartisan support, but it also has bipartisan opposition. Many Dem & GOP alike, are uncomfortable w… https://t.co/2NHXBqN3waDuring debate, the arguments against it didn’t make much sense. Some were outright false: - legal argument (to tak… https://t.co/34drW1jeilYesterday I offered an amendment to allow Fed researchers to study Schedule I Drugs, incl: - MDMA & PTSD - Psilocy… https://t.co/a72N4QwsxcThe House Judiciary Committee should vote to begin impeachment proceedings immediately. https://t.co/l7LPuim1KB
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezCan you believe it? Amazon is issuing credit cards with 28% interest rates to "help" people with bad credit. This k… https://t.co/bJBwgMEVaW
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6/13
2019
I’m about to preside over votes again! Fire up your @cspan feeds and check out what amendments we’re passing to f… https://t.co/G3wAB8hLa5Hi there @tedcruz hit up our girl @pattymurray she and I have already written the bill, album dropping tomorrow 😉… https://t.co/TKkFyt4dcd
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez‘I want to know about the racism and the very disturbing history that we’re seeing here.’ — @AOC is demanding answe… https://t.co/R4t202A0t8
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezDred Scott. Korematsu vs. United States. Citizens United. Party aside, the Supreme Court has gotten things horrify… https://t.co/571cXC5aDS @IlhanMN @BettyMcCollum04 Yep! Excited to sign on ✨.@AOC: "Nobody wants to be in a position where you have to issue a subpoena of an administration official because w… https://t.co/IPnFCqSnpK
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.@AOC fired up on the census citizenship question: "I want to know why we have skipped every normal, mandated proce… https://t.co/wiJMhODEmI
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezRep. @AOC rips citizenship question "magically added" to census, asking why it was included after a political opera… https://t.co/bp5ODofFUl
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6/12
2019
What a damn shame. We must pass the 9/11 Victim’s Compensation Fund. It’s not just about procedure. It’s about sho… https://t.co/BOFbKS7Aad @jaydestro One way everyday people can help: check to see if your Rep is cosponsored on the bill. Many are not. You… https://t.co/XN7Jinm2M7 @jaydestro Hey there - thanks for asking about the VCF! We just held a bipartisan press conference about it last we… https://t.co/CUeHDyxypxToday, I introduced a congressional resolution calling on the Sudanese government to transition to a civilian-led g… https://t.co/jV5dH1Wq6v
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWouldn’t it be great if these kinds of educational opportunities were available to ALL seniors, single parents, car… https://t.co/b6M8EFL2qH"It’s about investing in the communities polluted and left behind by the fossil fuel economy because these are the… https://t.co/8w03dWR5Al
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezOn our way to Albany for final push to #PassTheCCPA. Let's get NYS to lead the nation, look out for the frontline &… https://t.co/un8pZPqoNB
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezYep, it’s not just about cost of living adjustments, we’re also fighting for a living wage for interns + for strong… https://t.co/EFf7y2d9bVFaced with an internet blackout and security crackdown #Sudan’s protestors are regrouping. The resistance has moved… https://t.co/aWTlX7vvdE
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez“I came here to put country first...” — @RashidaTlaib on why she has proposed an impeachment inquiry https://t.co/XHxRtKpxTu
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @AOC The need for better Congressional compensation is uncontroversial among mainstream political scientists who ca… https://t.co/5n63HwlkvU
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezIn democratically socialist businesses (like worker co-ops) or methods (like collective bargaining) you actually CA… https://t.co/RH5hSaSVaiIt’s not a fun or politically popular position to take. But consistency is important. ALL workers should get cost… https://t.co/S37h3PKCVIWhat this does is punish members who rely on a straight salary, and reward those who rely on money loopholes and ot… https://t.co/tpkl3YGLZHYep. Voting against cost of living increases for members of Congress may sound nice, but doing so only increases pr… https://t.co/sS9PHW3mdANo human being should be tortured by or in the United States. That means NO ONE should be kept in solitary confine… https://t.co/I8utQORiXk
6/11
2019
If you haven't been paying attention to how the government keeps a record of your face to surveil you (and possibly… https://t.co/jVvxAy9jTm
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezYikes. The CEO of a news media company is almost a *full year late* to one of the laziest takes of 2018. Begs the… https://t.co/T1dlee3atbWe now have *bipartisan support* for our amendment allowing expanded research into psychedelics. This is important… https://t.co/HHhvcZsvg1Imagine having your home destroyed, or losing your child to a devastating flood, or having a whole crop wiped out &… https://t.co/zkPmTdXmnUWhen the crowd that uses “free speech” arguments to defend bigotry anywhere + everywhere starts to demand censorshi… https://t.co/rQAjnM5KLgI think a lot about the policies I support through the lens of family: - Ending the war on drugs helps keep famili… https://t.co/PosbEEQ3Dz
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI think a lot about the policies I support through the lens of family: - Ending the war on drugs helps keep famili… https://t.co/PosbEEQ3DzI’ve worked w a LOT of kids in my past educational work. The ones who “act up” almost always have issues at home o… https://t.co/mBoEA2XgLwI have met w/ trans constituents who were put in Rikers. These women told me about being misgendered upon arrest (… https://t.co/MOWoRedHH0For folks who don’t get it: in NYC, Citibikes charge you per 15 mins undocked. This picture could look like someone… https://t.co/jOQvkk5hn1By the end of the day, for the cost of this flex you could get close to some AirPods like everyone else https://t.co/9pWJPxuFBvYes! ⬇️ https://t.co/9bWZ3XIJM8
6/10
2019
Is it really that hard to not be creepy? https://t.co/WJJv7QNDynToday we rally at the Word Trade Center 9/11 Memorial with @CarolynBMaloney @RepPeteKing @RepKathleenRice @AOChttps://t.co/4sWELFxbqI
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezPeople like @GretaThunberg and @AOC are often dismissed as ‘radical’ or ‘out of touch’. But the reality is: their r… https://t.co/uudo4PqH0h
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWhenever a wealthy donor threatens to “cut you off” from their cash unless you comply with their selfish greed-driv… https://t.co/aUTBc1Skx5
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez87°F just south of the Arctic Circle in Finland today. Folks, you may think that this is not normal and you'd be r… https://t.co/k0TCGfstpw
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6/9
2019
Thank you for coming ! Thank you for the support @AOC #YemeniDayParade https://t.co/8ozMkSMGjZ
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezFrom the opioid crisis to psilocybin’s potential w/ PTSD, it’s well past time we take drug use out of criminal cons… https://t.co/0I7hBeTc4E
6/8
2019
@IQ_Adventures @yashar Hi!(It should be free, too - like in the UK!)Psst! 🗣 Birth control should be over-the-counter, pass it on."We have to start thinking about the costs of inaction because they are mounting and they are mounting quickly, and… https://t.co/vdHf7u4jcl
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezNew poll data from @DataProgress shows it's not just the Green New Deal as a standalone idea that's popular: the pr… https://t.co/0oh6bXWIyU
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @JStein_WaPo I think the #1 source of misunderstanding in PR conversations is that it seems most people try (consci… https://t.co/Y9cU09kGfnDC statehood & Puerto Rico statehood are NOT the same issue. PR was colonized by the US, & deserves a BINDING proc… https://t.co/nEmVI1521LI’m a queer Latina from a working-class family. People like us are exactly who the system is trying to keep down.… https://t.co/9WFa4kAs0T
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezSure looks like powerful people are trying to bribe the President into war. https://t.co/e4L4YcrGKpI’m thrilled so many community members came to our #RenewableRikers town hall, but sadly some folks couldn’t make… https://t.co/Il0clX1HsXThe #RenewableRikers town hall tonight was PACKED! Thank you to everyone in the community who came out to listen t… https://t.co/pDwENOc9On
6/7
2019
EXCLUSIVE - @AOC reveals that she is actually working with @TedCruz on anti-corruption legislation. “Our legislativ… https://t.co/r2Lhx1zi0J
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez5 years after Eric Garner’s death, the disciplinary trial regarding that day is coming to an end. Garner’s death s… https://t.co/cFOAW01gaO @yashar @BronxZoo @SenSchumer @SenGillibrand @RepJoseSerrano @NYGovCuomo Thanks for bringing Happy’s situation to m… https://t.co/OCzmiafH5Q
6/6
2019
The House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing on Medicare for All. Sanders Institute Fellow Michael Light… https://t.co/c1rfu7RP7j
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezWall Street bankers say @AOC and I are wrong to advance the Loan Shark Prevention Act, which would put an end to sk… https://t.co/2BpSGrwJdZ
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezNot all Democrats are the same. https://t.co/C6Uj8KrcqWUsury laws (aka interest rate caps) used to be quite popular in red states. Did you know Alabama used to have usur… https://t.co/C6Z07BrL5t55 signatories just came out in favor of @BernieSanders’ & my joint call to cap ALL interest at 15%. Supporters in… https://t.co/3izMCiFMxJThis hearing was wild. First the FBI witness tried to say I was wrong. I tried to be generous + give benefit of do… https://t.co/hgmlNSfliMWe agree. More than 30% of prison suicides in New York take place in solitary confinement. Many are locked in isola… https://t.co/ZhWdp6bnTv
Retweeted by Alexandria Ocasio-CortezSorry, but if people aren’t willing to apply principles evenly, no matter the person, then they aren’t fighting for… https://t.co/vHvp7gSJMNYes - released from solitary. NYT used the term solitary confinement, & that’s what I am commenting on. “Protecti… https://t.co/eEU625Gj3u
6/5
2019

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