Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez eyes powerful House committee in charge of taxation laws

Ocasio-Cortez called out on ‘Medicare for all’ funding claim Democrat congresswoman-elect fact-checked for suggesting that $21 trillion in Pentagon accounting errors could help fund her proposed ‘Medicare for all’ program. Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has not yet been sworn into Congress, but she’s already eyeing a seat at one of the most powerful House committees in charge of taxation laws. The […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez compares Sarah Palin to 'grandpa emails' in Twitter feud

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took aim at Sarah Palin on Tuesday, after Palin appeared to  mock the newly elected U.S. representative from New York on Twitter. (AP/Getty Images) Newly elected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin are trading barbs on Twitter. “Now that’s *TWO* fallen GOP Vice Pres candidates going after a freshman Congresswoman that’s not even sworn in yet,” […]

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Ocasio-Cortez says people keep mistaking her for a Capitol Hill intern

Ocasio-Cortez rallies to stop all fossil fuel production During a fundraiser in Washington D.C., liberal Democratic House candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called for all fossil fuel production to stop -  or else civilization has 12 years left to save the planet from catastrophe. Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., isn’t an intern. But she says people keep mistaking her for one. The 29-year-old liberal firebrand […]

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Ocasio-Cortez: 'There's no debate' that fossil fuel production should stop

Ocasio-Cortez rallies to stop all fossil fuel production During a fundraiser in Washington D.C., liberal Democratic House candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called for all fossil fuel production to stop or else civilization has 12 years left to save the planet from catastrophe. Democratic House candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rallied an audience of supporters in Washington Thursday evening with calls to implement single-payer […]

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