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Jun 27, 2018, 3:06am EDT
  • April 22, 2019

    Watch: Netflix’s Knock Down the House trailer is here to make politics feel a little more hopeful

    Four women — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Cori Bush, Paula Jean Swearengin, and Amy Vilela — challenge the Democratic establishment.

  • January 7, 2019

    “Call me a radical”: Ocasio-Cortez reveals how much the Democratic Party has changed

    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is more in line with the party’s base than establishment Democrats might think.

  • January 7, 2019

    How marginal tax rates actually work, explained with a cartoon

    The recent Republican pushback against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 70 percent proposal repeats a common error.

  • January 7, 2019

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is floating a 70 percent top tax rate — research backs her up

    Some studies indicate she’s aiming too low.

  • January 7, 2019

    The conservative response to Ocasio-Cortez’s tax proposal has been embarrassingly deceptive

    What conservatives are getting wrong about marginal tax rates.

  • January 7, 2019

    5 key moments from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 60 Minutes interview

    "If that’s what radical means, call me a radical."

  • January 4, 2019

    Conservatives’ obsession with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s high school, explained

    Dance like nobody is tweeting about you.

  • January 3, 2019

    A historic new Congress will be sworn in today

    In 2018, voters elected one of the most diverse congressional classes ever.

  • January 3, 2019

    9 lawmakers to watch in the new Congress

    Democrats have officially taken control of the House.

  • November 7, 2018

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is now the youngest woman elected to Congress

    She’s one of Democrats’ biggest stars from this cycle.

  • November 7, 2018

    Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and the year of victory red lipstick

    Pressley’s victory speech asked if a congresswoman can wear red lipstick. She can.

  • November 2, 2018

    The striking parallels between 1992’s “Year of the Woman” and 2018, explained by a historian

    In both years, women ran for office to push back against sexual misconduct.

  • October 31, 2018

    Young women are one of the most potent political forces of 2018

    A slew of millennial women could make their way into Congress this fall.

  • October 24, 2018

    Working-class people are underrepresented in politics. The problem isn’t voters.

    Our government is run by rich people — and it benefits them the most.

  • August 31, 2018

    Critics say Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez can’t hang with the intellectual heavyweights ... in Congress

    Male politicians aren’t told to put training wheels back on after a fact check.

  • August 23, 2018

    Will young women of color shape the Democratic Party?

  • August 20, 2018

    Why conservatives love to hate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

    A democratic socialist most Republicans have never heard has become ubiquitous in conservative media.

  • August 1, 2018

    Democratic socialism, explained by a democratic socialist

    It’s not just New Deal liberalism.

  • July 25, 2018

    9 women to watch from this year’s midterms

    Meet the breakout stars of the 2018 election.

  • July 12, 2018

    Centrist Democrats are crucial to building the left’s power in the Midwest

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shows that Democrats are moving left. But liberal centrists are still necessary.

  • July 11, 2018

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez just won a House primary as a write-in — for a district she wasn’t intending to run in

    Her second surprise primary win shows the staying power of her progressive message.

  • July 2, 2018

    A conservative critic attacked Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s credentials — and got a major fact wrong

    "Try Google," she responded.

  • July 2, 2018

    The brilliance of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s bold campaign design

    Ocasio-Cortez won on the issues — but her campaign’s unique branding certainly didn’t hurt.

  • June 27, 2018

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez demonstrated the power of young women in politics

    People thought Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s win was a long shot. She showed them why young women should never be underestimated.

  • June 27, 2018

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a Democratic Socialists of America member. Here’s what that means.

    The progressive candidate is changing notions of what socialism means for voters across Queens, the Bronx, and America.