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AOC Slams McCarthy’s “Ku Klux Klan Caucus” After Ilhan Omar Receives Death Threat

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) criticized House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), saying his “Ku Klux Klan caucus” is not being held accountable for their actions after Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) shared a racist voicemail containing a death threat following an anti-Muslim attack from Representative Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.). “People truly don’t understand the scale, intensity, & volume…

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Trump Fires Misogynist Attacks At Harris, AOC, Pelosi During Freewheeling Fox Interview

President Donald Trump attacked Senator Kamala Harris (Calif.), Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) during a freewheeling interview with Fox Business. Trump referred to Harris, who was announced this week as Democrat Joe Biden’s running mate in the general election, as “a madwoman.” “And now, you have — a sort of…


Trump Launches Sexist Attack On AOC

Since she was elected to Congress in 2018, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been a subject of fascination for Republicans. Much of this fascination is based on her youth and her looks. Add Donald Trump to the crowd of GOP’ers who find the New York Representative quite attractive. During a recent speech in Ohio, the President described…


Opinion: The Heart of AOC’s Beautiful Response: Individual Apologies Have Nothing to Do with Ending Sexism

When Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to the House floor last Thursday to address the widespread sexism at work in the halls of Congress and deeply embedded in American culture and society, she had to suspect her remarks would garner some media attention. After all, Republican Representative Ted Yoho, while walking with fellow Representative Roger Williams…


Opinion: The Cultural Roots of Americans’ Failing Coronavirus Response Date Back To Thoreau and Emerson

Noted nineteenth-century American writer Henry David Thoreau, opens his 1849 essay “Resistance to Civil Government,” one of the most famous political essays of all time, with the immortal lines: “I heartily accept the motto,–“That government is best which governs least;” and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically.  Carried…


U.S. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez ‘encouraged’ despite Senate rejecting ‘Green New Deal’

By Gabriella Borter (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said on Friday she was “very encouraged” by the Senate vote this week on the “Green New Deal,” the sweeping climate policy resolution she introduced last month, even though the Senate defeated it. The non-binding resolution, which proposes to eliminate U.S. greenhouse gas emissions within a…


Ocasio-Cortez: ‘In the Republican Party, there’s a hostage situation’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) says in a new interview in Rolling Stone Magazine that there is a “hostage situation” in the Republican Party. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez talks about experiencing sexism, her social media presence, dealing with controversy, Bernie Sanders' advice and more https://t.co/L9nUfctpxd #WomenShapingtheFuture pic.twitter.com/YKp7h9KAgw — Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) February 27, 2019 The freshman congresswoman from…


Some Democrats Want Primary Challenge for Ocasio-Cortez

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has angered many of her new Democratic colleagues in Congress by aligning herself with a progressive outside group that has threatened to “primary” incumbent Democrats next year. Now some of those lawmakers are returning fire on her, and are considering recruiting a primary challenger to run against the 29 year-old. “Some…


Ocasio-Cortez Rips Trump in Speech on House Floor

After just two weeks in Congress, Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.) has already made quite a splash in Washington. She seemingly is attacked by conservatives nearly every day, and at the same time has become on of the main spokespersons for the progressive left wing of her party. The vibrant 29 year-old took to the…


Rush Limbaugh Calls Ocasio-Cortez a ‘Young Uppity’

Rush Limbaugh seems to be slightly afraid of new congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. The conservative radio host added to the increasing right-wing meltdown over the young but outspoken Democrat by complaining that the she is “uppity.” Rush Limbaugh complains Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is too "uppity" https://t.co/ehUGrvihNt — Jeffrey Levin 🇺🇦 (@jilevin) January 8,…


On ‘60 Minutes’ Ocasio-Cortez Calls Trump a Racist

New U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, told Anderson Cooper last night that she believes Donald Trump is “racist.” In a 60 Minutes interview that covered many different subjects, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez was asked by Cooper  “Do you believe President Trump is a racist?” She replied “Yeah. Yeah….


Ocasio-Cortez Gets in Fight With Top House Democrat

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is not wasting any time making a name for herself in Congress. Just ten days after her election to the House of Representatives she is already making waves and getting into fights with senior lawmakers in her own party. According to POLITICO, Ocasio-Cortez got into a “closed-door fight” on Thursday with Rep. Frank…

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