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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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Are We Really on the Brink of Electing a Socialist President?

Are We Really on the Brink of Electing a Socialist President?Increasingly, the Democratic party seems to think so. This kind of view has long had a space in the Democratic party — recall Huey Long’s slogan, “Every man a king” — but it seems to be going mainstream. The wacky ideas of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are not limited to the lefty fringe of the House backbench but instead are being endorsed by major presidential candidates.



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Hawaii 2018 primaries: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez supports Democratic Socialist Kaniela Ing

Hawaii 2018 primaries: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez supports Democratic Socialist Kaniela IngHawaii politicians are fighting tooth and nail for last-minute votes in a primary election that reflects the divides seen within the Democratic Party nationwide. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democratic Socialist who unseated a 10-term incumbent during a primary election in New York, visited the Big Island yesterday to stump for Kaniela Ing, a fellow Democratic Socialist and Hawaii Congressional candidate.



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Democrats see major upset as socialist beats top-ranking US congressman

Democrats see major upset as socialist beats top-ranking US congressmanOcasio-Cortez: who is the new progressive star of the Democrats? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old Democratic socialist from the Bronx, has unseated Joe Crowley, a 20-year congressman, in a stunning political upset that sent shockwaves through the party. The victory, in a New York district primary election to determine who stands against the Republicans in November’s midterms for a seat in Congress, immediately prompted debate about the wider ramifications for the Democrats, and whether it heralds a further move to the left.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: 28-year-old socialist Latina woman from Bronx hailed 'future of Democrats' after primary defeat of Joe Crowley

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: 28-year-old socialist Latina woman from Bronx hailed 'future of Democrats' after primary defeat of Joe CrowleyA progressive, millennial congressional candidate has beaten a top ranking Democrat in the New York primary, a result that will send shock waves through the Democratic establishment as it looks ahead to the midterm elections this November. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat Rep Joe Crowley on Tuesday in a sign of the growing strength and appetite on the progressive left to insert itself into federal politics and reject a Democratic establishment that has been criticised for its cosy relationship with major industries and reluctance to embrace progressive policies on issues like health care and banking reform. Mr Crowley is the chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, and was widely believed to have had ambitions to become speaker of the House if Democrats regain control of Congress.



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French Socialist draws crowd, says victory still possible

French Socialist draws crowd, says victory still possiblePARIS (AP) — The Socialist candidate for the French presidency and his far-left rival have a big obstacle blocking their route to the presidential Elysee Palace: each other.



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