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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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Would you believe, AOC was actually a waitress and a bartender before she was an elected Congressional official? Talk about a success story! At only 29, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is youngest woman ever to serve in the United States Congress. She is a renowned politician and activist who serves as the U.S. Democratic Representative for the New York’s 14th congressional district. Alexandria represents the Bronx and Queens boroughs and has a huge social media presence which she uses to advocate for gun and immigration reform, Medicare for all, free public college, and a new economic stimulus package.

She delightfully upset the Congressional expectations when she defeated Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley, a 10-term incumbent during the 2018 election primaries and went on to also defeat Republican opponent Anthony Pappas in the general election. She is one of the most outspoken members of the U.S. Congress and is also one of the brightest.

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