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Hey, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Here's How to Furnish Your D.C. Apartment

Hey, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Here's How to Furnish Your D.C. ApartmentThe five things Clever thinks AOC should purchase first for her new place



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the jobless in America are ‘left to die’ but US must 'embrace automation'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the jobless in America are ‘left to die’ but US must 'embrace automation'Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says that the jobless in America are “left to die”. Ms Ocasio-Cortez’s comments came during an appearance at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, over the weekend.



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NRA targets Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in scathing attack, labelling her a 'self-absorbed socialist darling'

NRA targets Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in scathing attack, labelling her a 'self-absorbed socialist darling'The National Rifle Association has launched a scathing attack on Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, branding the congresswoman a “self-absorbed socialist darling”. Grant Stinchfield, who is a host on the TV channel of the largest gun lobbying group in America, said Ms Ocasio-Cortez made him “sick”. Mr Stinchfield, a self-described “firearms enthusiast”, hit out at the Democrat for criticising the war in Afghanistan.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims capitalism is ‘irredeemable’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims capitalism is ‘irredeemable’Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says that she thinks capitalism is “irredeemable”. Ms Ocasio-Cortez made the comment during an interview at South by Southwest in Austin, where she said that the US should be “scared” that corporations had taken over the country. “Capitalism is an ideology of capital — the most important thing is the concentration of capital and to seek and maximise profit,” Ms Ocasio-Cortez said during a question and answer session with Bloomberg News.



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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez struggles to defend Rep. Omar

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez struggles to defend Rep. OmarThe freshman Democrat lawmaker calls the anti-Semitism controversy a 'learning experience.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams 'bogus ethics complaints' over political donations

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams 'bogus ethics complaints' over political donationsAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez has rebuked a complaint filed with the Federal Elections Commission by a conservative group claiming her 2018 election campaign was in violation of campaign finance laws. The freshman Democrat responded on Thursday night to the complaint filed this week by the National Legal and Policy Centre in a tweet. Ms Ocasio-Cortez posted a link to an NBC News fact-check, which directly refuted the notion her campaign had violated any laws.



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Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should support eliminating limits on campaign contributions

Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should support eliminating limits on campaign contributionsCampaigns need money, especially those that aim to change the status quo. This is the reality of running for public office.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez expertly shuts down conservatives calling for boycott after learning she was a Girl Scout

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez expertly shuts down conservatives calling for boycott after learning she was a Girl ScoutAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez will happily buy all the cookies from the Girl Scouts of America. The freshman Democrat shot down calls to boycott the nationwide organisation after conservative columnist Jane Chastain wrote that the group has become “a far cry from those of my youth, which trained us to put God and country before everything else”. Sharing a headline that read “Conservative calls for cookie boycott because AOC used to be a Girl Scout,” Ms Ocasio-Cortez posted a series of tweets on Thursday mocking the development and celebrating a local Girl Scout group in her district.



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Ilhan Omar comments: Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defend congresswoman over anti-semitism claims

Ilhan Omar comments: Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defend congresswoman over anti-semitism claimsProminent progressives including Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have come to the defence of Representative Ilhan Omar amid controversy following her criticism of pro-Israel groups and politicians, which some have deemed anti-semitic. Mr Sanders, who is Jewish, said that he believes the attacks on Ms Omar are aimed at silencing discussion of American foreign policy with regards to Israel. “What I fear is going on in the House now is an effort to target Congresswoman Omar as a way of stifling that debate,” Mr Sanders, who is top democratic presidential candidate, said in a statement.



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Could Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez face jail time for funneling PAC funds?

Could Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez face jail time for funneling PAC funds?Ocasio-Cortez and her chief of staff face allegations of funneling $ 1 million in donations to private businesses; reaction from Republican strategist Ned Ryun.



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