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I remember a time when it was “unacceptable” to question the Iraq War.
All of Congress was wrong, including both…‘m curious if Rep. Vargas will further explain his stance here that it’s unacceptable to even *question* US foreig… out to this very NY display of love in the neighborhood yesterday 😂 @eliza_relman: We polled the idea (that @AOC voiced last week) that some young people don't want to have kids because of the threat of c….@AdyBarkan Sending you, Rachel, and Baby Carl all the love, strength, and support in the world..RT @NY1: Why does @AOC respond to personal attacks on social media? She tells @errollouis that she wanted to "break this fourth wall a litt….@PopChassid Thanks for taking the time. I’m thankful we could share a compassionate and productive conversation tha… @thehill: .@AOC: "While [President Trump's] talking collusion, collusion, collusion, I think, in Oversight, we should be talking about t….RT @RoKhanna: The U.S. will pay for climate change whether or not the Green New Deal is in place.
The question is: Will we invest in a bol….@LuisSepulvedaNY Thank you Sen. @LuisSepulvedaNY!.“I believe health care is a right and people should be paid enough to live. Those are offensive values to the GOP.… need to admit something to you all. Frankly, I don’t know how my environmental reputation can recover.
Today...… @Public_Citizen: .@AOC: Do consumers ever explicitly consent to giving their data to you?
Equifax CEO: There is not consent by the cons….With New York’s notorious closed-party primaries and calcified political machines, fusion voting has been one of th… @WabKinew: "What’s humorous to me is that we’re finally proposing a clear, ambitious, but necessary and grounded policy on the scale of….I will have you know my tía was very upset that the ny post insulted her minivan 😂
If they saw how many goldfish s… ran into one of the best parades in NYC: the St. Pat’s For All parade in Sunnyside, Queens!
This parade began… to the GOP, when poor + working people advocate for themselves, we shouldn’t listen bc they’re “irrespons… sign spotting at this year’s St. Pat’s For All parade in Sunnyside! ☘️ 🌎 💚 Post put the fact that I get into cars (while proposing a plan to invest in better car technology) on their fro…’m pretty heartbroken that there isn’t more denunciation of this outward and blatant expression of bigotry and Isl… @jonfavs: Trump saying that the Green New Deal will eliminate all cows, planes, cars, and buildings is why Democrats should never make p….I also fly ✈️ & use A/C
Living in the world as it is isn’t an argument against working towards a better future.
T… @ReElectNydia: I strongly oppose the proposed ban on the fusion voting system in NY. @NYWFP and @WorkingFamilies have been at the heart….RT @JamilSmith: I wrote about why @RashidaTlaib did the right thing when she confronted @MarkMeadows. She followed the @jsmooth995 principl….RT @donnabrazile: This is unacceptable and wrong. We are better than this.
The ppl of #Minnesota voted for @IlhanMN to represent them in W….When you’re trying to justify to yourself + others that we should ignore one of the greatest threats to humanity an… @NBCNewsTHINK: .@AOC just reminded Trump that Mueller isn't the only investigator he needs to worry about, writes @kurtbardella.
Democ….RT @AOC: Again, didn’t threaten a primary.
I was upset that 26 Dems forced the other 200+ to vote for a pro-ICE provision at the last min….And for those wondering, you can read a bit about our staff here: @AOC: To learn more about this topic, I recommend reading MLK’s “Why We Can’t Wait” or his essay: The case against tokenism, by Martin L….To learn more about this topic, I recommend reading MLK’s “Why We Can’t Wait” or his essay: The case against tokeni… @johniadarola: "We have to talk about climate as a social-justice issue, as an economic-justice issue and as an environmental issue. And….RT @TeamPelosi: A picture is worth 1,000 words but @aoc, @IlhanMN, @JahanaHayesCT and Nancy on the cover of @RollingStone is worth millions….@c7five - Does the program make selected individuals feel lucky just to be there?
- What’s the curriculum?
- Big on… In my opinion, it’s all in the execution:
- Why is the program being implemented (bc current lack of diver… have Black staff. We don’t parade them around to show the world how diverse our team is, and use that as some ki… @rubinafillion: Though @AOC, @SenWarren, and @SenSanders are portrayed as “leftist” candidates, their positions align with most American….When racism becomes acceptable on a partisan basis, and official GOP groups begin to use it to demonize communities… @washingtonpost Yes, I dispute it. It’s tricky to nail down exactly what happened when reporting on clos… @AOC: If you’re mad that I think people SHOULD KNOW when Dems vote to expand ICE powers, then be mad.
ICE is a dangerous agency with 0….We can have ideological differences and that’s fine. But these tactics allow a small group to force the other 200+… you, the same small splinter group of Dems that tried to deny Pelosi the speakership, fund the wall during the… you’re mad that I think people SHOULD KNOW when Dems vote to expand ICE powers, then be mad.
ICE is a dangerous… & #MarchForOurLives activists, who flew in from across the country, were watching from the gallery, cry… I DID say was that I had to go back to my district & share the MTR vote to explain why a pro-ICE amendment was…“At [DHS immigrant detention] facility, children recounted being held down for forcible injections, which medical r…, didn’t threaten a primary.
I was upset that 26 Dems forced the other 200+ to vote for a pro-ICE provision a… I love about this tweet is that it embodies something we desperately need right now: public imagination.
When… @MeetThePress: WATCH: Heather McGhee says that the difference in attitude over climate change policy is a question of “urgency” #MTP #If….@petra_deAsis @imillhiser @swingleft @RepJoshHarder .@RepJoshHarder is awesome to work with 👍🏽.RT @nowthisnews: Rep. @AOC got Michael Cohen to answer key questions about the president’s shady tax record, opening the door for more inve….@C_Sommerfeldt @NYDailyNews No problem! Thanks for taking my replies into consideration. There’s a ton of press inq… @SenMarkey: FALSE: The #GreenNewDeal aims to end air travel.
TRUE: Climate change is an existential threat to every person on the pla….RT @TiaMari489: .@AOC is throwing out the norms that maintain Congress working for its highest bidders. Her challenge to power has meant: p….@nyhcmaven84 @USPS This is the one we’re inquiring about!.Update 2: @USPS is on it! That was oddly riveting. We’re fixing mail! Solving problems!
If you‘re in the Bronx, y… Calling the @USPS to figure out why my Morris Park constituents are only getting mail once every 2-3 days!… The cases we can help with the most are cases regarding federal agencies and programs: immigration vis… a few hours today doing calltime.
But instead of calling donors, I’m calling constituents to personally f…” that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat." /4
- Pr…”...but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends hims…“...could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred b… moment made conservatives so mad.
In the larger context of this video, I was talking to young girls about Pre… @NYDailyNews It’s not all about elections, though much of it can be. It’s also about slowly creeping… @NYDailyNews There are plenty of means of targeting beyond campaigns. One is procedural targeting on… @AOC: @C_Sommerfeldt @NYDailyNews I didn’t say that they were putting themselves on a list for primaries.
I said that by Dems distingui….RT @AlexLJanin: It's no secret @AOC has been breaking the mold in Congress. We asked her why. She said, "when you decide that you want to b….@EddieZipperer @C_Sommerfeldt @NYDailyNews Why would a DC insider, given anonymity for a quote of their liking abou… @johniadarola: "These are not questions of politics. These are questions of society. These are questions of equal treatment. These are q….@C_Sommerfeldt @NYDailyNews I didn’t say that they were putting themselves on a list for primaries.
I said that by… @renato_mariotti: @AOC @Surabees Yes, and to be clear, all the @WSJ said is that Trump Jr. is not Executive-2. Cohen said that he though….@Surabees How is anything I said a lie? Rep. Khanna did in fact ask Cohen the question, and Cohen implicated the Pr… @renato_mariotti: @AOC There can be no question that Cohen testified that he engaged in a criminal conspiracy with Trump, Trump Jr., and….Folks are trying to argue it, but it’s what happened.
I am stating what transpired at the hearing, as reported by… staff + I come to decisions through robust discussion + debate - we operate as a team.
They are also intro’d at… Rep. Khanna got Cohen to testify that Don Jr. is the “second executive involved in criminal conspiracy.”
Hi… @cristianafarias: This is excellent: The backstory for the team effort behind @AOC’s sharp questioning of Michael Cohen. From @danielmar….Ayanna has too many incredible qualities to count, but the fact that she picked the name “A Team” for her staff is… @MonitaRajpal: "“...climate delayers”: people who appear to accept that something needs to be done about climate change, but don’t seem….Republicans are calling HR1 a power grab.
@AyannaPressley had the best rebuttal: “Yup. You got us. We’re grabbing…’ve actually introduced legislation to this effect: #HR1, For The People Act.
But members who rely on corporate… makes the dream work ✨ more you chip in to fund Reps who don’t take corp money (even if it’s $5, $10, or $27) that’s less time they sp… bravery from @RashidaTlaib as she reminds the nation that tokenism *is* racism @ryangrim: The poignant thing here is that there are so many people in @AOC's generation, also extremely talented but still toiling in t….I guess WSJ Editorial Page takes pride in their ignorance of our nation’s history of slavery, Jim Crow, & mass inca… be fair, the hearing yesterday went 9 hours and there‘s little/no time to eat. I did the same thing afterwards 😂 defensively say, “we’re not scared of dancing women!” yet proceed to use footage of me dancing “with the color… think it’s a joke when folks say we have to work 2x as hard for the same seat.
Whether you believe it or no… wonder if after yesterday’s hearing conservatives still think my staff is “overpaid.” 😉 @SarahLerner: .@AOC: “I am tired of people saying, ‘I’m gonna vote the same way as bigots, but I don’t share the ideology of bigots.’ We….On the job*** Agh.I always entertained law school, but couldn’t afford it. So now I’m learning in the job :)“At the end of the day, people here think that their intentions are gonna save them, but the actual decisions you m…! I really appreciate that. We need to acknowledge the people who worked tirelessly behind the scenes to make…!
Bartending + waitressing (especially in NYC) means you talk to 1000s of people over the years. Forces you… to @OversightDems. @JamilSmith: This was a good use of the time allotted. @RepAOC not only asked Cohen questions that revealed newsworthy information which….RT @funder: .@AOC just got Cohen to admit Trump was involved with some kind of insurance fraud, tax fraud regarding his golf courses and pu….RT @cspan: WATCH: Complete exchange between @RepAOC @AOC and Michael Cohen. @Refinery29: "A living wage isn’t a gift, it’s a right."- @AOC @RashidaTlaib: Because someone's credit score has NOTHING to do with their driving. The car (and home) insurance industry should not be….@JackPosobiec @OANN By reposting his creepshot. Got it.
Being creepy to own the creepers 👍🏽.@JackPosobiec @OANN 👍🏽 ok so amplifying the creepshots is okay, got it
Just like the journo tweeting the photo of… @OANN What’s this then? @OANN a) it would help if it was funny
b) a former Coast Guard member literally got arrested plotting… in before “It WaS a JoKe”.When you’re a guy that’s so unaware of his own creepiness that you tweet this from your own account as if it’s norm…😂😂😂 a dude was creepily (and obviously) taking a picture of me while pretending he wasn’t and I had to break hi… faces say it all. #WeWantNames attacking a Jobs Guarantee by saying ‘people prefer to earn money.’
??? fact, wages are so low today compared to actual worker productivity that they are no longer the reflections of w… a person who actually worked for tips & hourly wages in my life, instead of having to learn about it 2nd-hand, I… @alexisgoldstein: We love @AOC because she tells the truth 🔥’m just gonna put you down as:
“haven’t even read the proposal I (apparently) have an opinion on.”
Here’s a link… @RealBankReform: .@RepAOC: “Do you think that [credit bureaus] are structurally incentivized to #ProtectConsumers more than creditors?”….I understand difference of opinion, but dark distortions of position help no one.
GOP knows our actual proposals a… your polling place here: Today is a Special Election Day for public advocate!
Polls close at 9pm.
That’s more than enough time to re… @alexisgoldstein: .@AOC drags the credit bureau CEOs on their abysmal error rate: @RealBankReform: .@RepAOC explains how credit bureaus profit off of consumer data:
"So consumers own their data, but credit bureaus col….RT @BetterMarkets: .@RepAOC: "You stated earlier that you believe consumers own their own data. Do consumers or everyday people explicitly….RT @ryangrim: .@AOC, @BernieSanders and @eWarren are the real centrists because they speak for most Americans by @m….RT @RepJayapal: Nobody should have to choose between their health and their livelihoods. It’s time for change. It’s time for #MedicareforAl….RT @justicedems: "That idea of the Green New Deal that's something that is aspirational and absolutely the minimum we need to do to stave o….In case you missed it, while the GOP is calling paying a living wage “socialism,” a Republican Senator full-on quot… @OpenSecretsDC: Job Creators Network, which sponsored billboards criticizing @AOC and calls itself "the voice of Main Street,” is backed….The GOP is so disconnected from the basic idea that people should be paid enough to live that Fox actually thinks m… @AOC: @MylesMill I still live in my hood and literally instagrammed from my apartment tonight. A man was just arrested last week with a….Climate delayers aren’t much better than climate deniers.
With either one if they get their way, we’re toast. I still live in my hood and literally instagrammed from my apartment tonight. A man was just arrested la… @KateAronoff: .@AOC on Instagram live: "We had time when I was born, but - tick tock - nothing got done. As the youngest member of Congr….Celebrating Black History at the Louis Armstrong House Museum in Corona, Queens!
Armstrong’s home is a jewel of NY… will your community look like if we don’t address climate change with an ambitious plan now?
Find out ⬇️“20 years from now and after all coral reefs could be gone in this country.
This is an emergency for our country.… a great time celebrating #BlackHistoryMonth at the Langston Hughes Library in Queens, where teens prepared + pr… @SHODesusAndMero: #DESUSandMERO traveled to the nation's capital to meet @AOC, @IlhanMN, and @RashidaTlaib, the freshman U.S. Representa….Some people are aghast that we‘ve connected dots between environmental, econ, social, + racial justice in the… @saikatc: "[The #GreenNewDeal] says: we are going to do something really big, fast, disruptive, and ambitious, but during the transition….When @desusnice asked me, @RashidaTlaib and @IlhanMN: “Are there a lot of double standards” in DC? 😂
You can see i…🧾 you think the Mercers will eventually fund 8 JCN billboards, one for each of the 8 Bermuda offshore tax avoidanc…’s pretty sad that people think low Congressional staff pay is a good thing.
Low pay a big reason why money in p… lot of people commenting don’t know how Congressional salaries work.
Each member is given a set amount that they… starts with our choices.
That’s why I decided that no one on my staff will make less than $52k/year.
I… If you don’t like the #GreenNewDeal, then come up with your own ambitious, on-scale proposal to address the gl…“The Green New Deal agenda is both feasible and affordable.” -Jeffrey Sachs
As conservatives wag their finger and… @reshmasaujani: "The power is in the person who is trying." - Rep. @AOC #bravenotperfect.Had an AWESOME day talking about bravery, confidence, and skill-building with hundreds of young @GirlsWhoCode at th… @justicedems: Five goals of @AOC's Green New Deal -- now in a GIF! future is imperiled, our economy is fragile, and frontline communities are vulnerable to major threats from ris… @jbillinson: Now in GIF form #DESUSandMERO @Carrasquillo: .@AOC on @SHODesusAndMero talking the bad memes trolls send her way: “How do you have a computer that has Windows 95 and….RT @ErickFernandez: Man, @AOC really walked out of a mini-bodega. 😂😂😂 #DESUSandMERO @andrewperezdc: Who's behind the dark money group bashing @AOC in Times Square? Notorious astroturf firm Berman & Co got $2.5M from the….Heads up - I’m deleting a tweet about astroturfing bc I want to make sure details are solid.
Dark $ is hard to tr… The reporter is quote tweeted below. “Astroturfing” is the term for those kinds of bots and online activity..RT @SHODesusAndMero: Fellow Bronx compatriot and clapback connoisseur @AOC joins the guys for their @Showtime debut.
Tune in, tonight at….Snuggle ambush in the Bronx while I was on a conference call 🐶 @SHODesusAndMero: ONLY 👏 ILLUSTRIOUS 👏 GUESTS 👏
Tune in to #DESUSandMERO on @Showtime, featuring U.S. Rep @AOC. Tonight at 11/10c. http….“When people ridicule progressive proposals as silly and unaffordable, they’re basically revealing their own biases…“The Green New Deal has a coherent economic philosophy and a compelling theory of change—and pundits don’t have to…, in real life: we cared half as much about the wealth we could generate by investing in human capital as much as we cared about… had to.Billionaires paying to put up anti-progressive propaganda in Times Square is like the obscenely rich version of the… things effectively communicate the power we’ve built in fighting dark money & anti-worker policies like billion…‘You’re a millionaire funded by billionaires... and what they want you to do is scapegoat immigrants instead of tal… @LaurenUnderwood @RashidaTlaib You look fab! 😎💕.Journalists are sharing stories about where I live the same day it’s shared that myself + others were targeted by a… @SHODesusAndMero: TOMORROW: U.S. Rep. @AOC joins us for the series premiere of #DESUSandMERO
Be there, 11/10c only on @Showtime. https….The conspiracy machine is in full effect & it’s been disappointing to watch professionals get duped + amplify unvet… @bencasselman: Democrats want to tax the rich. Voters -- including a significant number of Republicans -- are largely cheering them on.….RT @davidmweissman: .@AOC literally stepped in our home health aide class here in Queens. I don't think she recognized me but I am grateful….While the right keeps screeching on calling everything “socialism” (as nations w/ univ healthcare + better work sta…, didn’t get the latest memo after 1,000 experienced + qualified journalists of all stripes were let go w/o wa… @nowthisnews: ’73% of cannabis executives in Colorado and Washington are male, 81% are white.’ — The legal cannabis industry is not righ….Folks handling the failed deal treated community w/condescension+disdain for their legitimate concerns.
I warned… was little in the fuzzy proposal that guaranteed jobs for actual NYers, yet lots of hard concessions from the… that a technology giant of big-brother-esque potential was selling (notoriously flawed & racially biased) facial…’s no CHANCE that the speculative insider real-estate buys that were creating immediate spikes in rent in one…’s NO WAY that this deal - one of the biggest giveaways in state history - could possibly have been bad, right…, the knee-jerk reaction assuming that I “don’t understand” how tax giveaways to corps work is disappointing… sure how many pundits talking about Amazon even read the deal or where it was going.
$500+ million of the deal… @bijan: very wealthy tech people tweeting their objection to @aoc income tax proposals and yet silent on this presidents actions on the….Bright spot: Held 1-on-1s w/ constituents today at our local @nypl branch.
We try our best to provide crayons, mar… @soledadobrien: Think of all the people incarcerated right now on marijuana charges. And you wonder why so many people understand that c….‘You say you love your children, but you are destroying our future.’
Our sea levels are rising.
Droughts are worse…“The Green New Deal belongs to indigenous communities, it belongs to the residents of Flint, it belongs to Puerto R…🤗 x a lot @brigidbergin: Now @AOC’s call to action: “First, be brave with us...what is right is not always what is popular and what is popular is….There’s no place like home. ❤️
Thank you to everyone in the community that celebrated with us today at Renaissance… @NY1noticias: La congresista @AOC realiza una ceremonia especial de juramentación en #ElBronx, para asumir su cargo frente a muchos de s….RT @SarahKSilverman: BILLIONAIRES COST US MONEY CC: @AOC @TeamPelosi: He admits it's a #FakeTrumpEmergency. Hear him say it: "I *didn’t need* to do this, but I’d rather do it much faster." http….RT @SenSanders: The current fight in DC is about more than a wall. It's about whether we are a nation of laws, where the president obeys th….RT @DrugPolicyOrg: Much appreciation to @AOC for speaking truth to power. We must legalize marijuana in a way that recognizes & repairs th….RT @DrugPolicyOrg: Much appreciation to @AOC for speaking truth to power. We must legalize marijuana in a way that recognizes & repairs th….More like, “I’d like to order 25 pizzas. I made up this $300-off coupon + demand you take it, and if you want to ta… @RepPressley: Since it’s recess, I thought I’d take my hair down & do a little light reading. #SeeYouInCourt #FakeTrumpEmergency https:/….You can’t separate marijuana legalization from the injustices of the War on Drugs.
If you do, those who profit fro… @IlhanMN: Our next President should declare a #NationalEmergency on day 1 to address the existential threat to all life on the planet po….RT @AnandWrites: On its own, a promise of jobs is better than no promise of jobs. But that isn't the right question.
The question is why d….“I didn’t need to do this” is admitting this isn’t an emergency at all.
“I didn’t need to do this” means he’s faki…“Economists have long warned against the financial mirage of tax incentives for corporations.”
“Suddenly the green… for me all you want, but my job is to make sure that people are protected in society.
Someone’s got to look… that culture of “strict performance” why Amazon workers have to urinate in bottles & work while on food stamps t… touting “jobs” (has anyone fact-checked where this 25k number even came from? How many were promised to be l… and I aren’t going to let the President declare a fake national emergency without a fight. deal wasn’t a simple tax break. It was $3 BILLION dollars.
When the community wanted to negotiate, Amazon said… I’m laughing @ this.
Amazon was not coming to my Congressional district, had no concentrated outreach to us t… @davelevitan: New #GreenNewDeal rollout plan: @AOC somehow gets @foxandfriends to show what’s coming for Mar A Lago….@SebasAHerrera It wasn’t going to be built in my district. It was supposed to be built in NY-12..@ltthompso Actually this cal designation is a permission so he can have access to my Google Cal. Congressional spou… @nytopinion: In the 21st century, environmental policy like the Green New Deal is economic policy, writes @JedediahSPurdy….RT @chrislhayes: I mean, climate change really *is* a national emergency..RT @RBReich: So let me get this straight: Declaring Election Day a national holiday would be a "power grab," but declaring a national emerg….RT @nytopinion: From the Editorial Board: The real national emergency is President Trump's disregard for the Constitution….RT @RepAdamSchiff: Trump is declaring a national emergency to bypass Congress, to build a wall we don’t need, to address a crisis that does….Amazon is paying $0 in taxes on $11+ billion in profit.
$0 for schools.
$0 for firefighters.
$0 for infrastructure… Plenty of companies (even large ones) move to NYC without needing an unprecedented $3b tax giveaway that… I think so. Grassroots community members led + organized the whole effort. Wouldn’t have happened if they weren’t there..RT @JimmyVanBramer: Defeating an anti-union corporation that mistreats workers and assists ICE in terrorizing immigrant communities is a vi….RT @nkolakowski: The HQ2 "search" was always a thinly disguised attempt to extract maximum tax concessions for opening a satellite office.….RT @akarl_smith: .@AOC responding to criticism that by Amazon pulling out of HQ2 in Queens, 25,000 jobs were lost: "We were subsidizing tho….Anything is possible: today was the day a group of dedicated, everyday New Yorkers & their neighbors defeated Amazo…’s go:
‘We’re starting a 15-city tour + a 50-State campaign, starting in early primary states, to build politic… often reflect on @AyannaPressley‘s words: “people closest to the pain should be closest to the power.”
@IlhanMN… @natsfert: In cannabis banking hearing, @AOC asks: "are we compounding the racial wealth gap right now?"
She also asks the panel if "th….Bringing the BX to DC! this is a normal practice, and people don’t bat an eye.
The first few people in line are guaranteed a s… doesn’t begin to cover it.
Today I left a hearing on homelessness & saw tons of people camped outside commit… that their plan = no plan.
Why? Because for billionaires, things are already going fine.’t mess with our future.
When it comes to climate, it’s all our lives at stake. The younger you are, the more c… you want to read more, here’s a starter: you really think these increasingly regular & horrific wildfires & droughts are a coincidence?
That growing reg… are already feeling the early nightmares of climate crisis, & the GOP is doing nothing to stop it - as they have… me, I like ice cream way too much to do that.
(I also like visiting my family in Puerto Rico too much to “ba… @FlyingWithSara: Appreciate @AOC stopping by @afa_cwa to hear Flight Attendant concerns on a continued Shutdown. We appreciate all effor….RT @NBCLatino: “From Nepal to Honduras, we made a promise that we were going to be a safe haven... We need to make sure that, as a nation,….@mtracey Disagree. Progressive Jews in my community have been engaging me in private in an effort to not create inf… of people here proclaiming to be “woke” trying to police communities on what they are/aren’t allowed to be ups… @AdyBarkan: We have a growing anti-semitism problem in America. @IlhanMN is not part of it. @lindasrsour is not part of it. They are all….Unlike this President, Rep. @IlhanMN demonstrated a capacity to acknowledge pain & apologize, use the opportunity t… @themaxburns: @AOC @RFKHumanRights On the same day Donald Trump announced an end to his family separation policy, we saw 70 migrants fil….Why is it so controversial to say that when children die in an agency’s care and there’s no accountability, they sh… just appeared one day. Some mothers came by & left 2-3 encouraging notes on my plaque.
We left them up, bc it w… our post-it wall :(
We were told it had to be taken down...
So we moved it inside instead 🤗 @DavidBegnaud: Puerto Rico remains in bankruptcy
Bodies are backlogged at the morgue
911 calls take 1 to 3 minutes to be answered
The….RT @TUSK81: Rep. @AOC: "We are a nation that builds from many ... we are here to make sure that all #TPS recipients become permanent member….“MLK used to teach, “cowardice asks the question, is it expedient?
And then expedience comes along and asks the que…“There is a wide gulf between the political center + the moral center.
What is different now is that the moral cen…’s no reason to be afraid of lawmakers if everyday people are being respected, protected, and taken care of.…‘Central to @AOC’s campaign has been rejection of corporate💰, closing off a traditional avenue for industry influen… yes, a man who can’t even read briefings written in full sentences is providing literary criticism of a House Re… @RepMaxineWaters has scheduled a Financial Services (@FSCDems) hearing on Credit Bureau Accountability f… Correction: intro’d House instead of passed (yet!)
Senate GOP still speaking out against it.Their own*.The right is so eager to smear that they end up tripping over the own wires all the time.
Here, the Chief Politica… Thanks for that!.Democrats took a 1st step to fix the massive, foundational issue of voting reform & money in politics.
#HR1 For th… 👍🏽 sounds good. Rebalance w/ whatever suits your fancy, so long as there’s no ‘smog’ look to it 😉.@mcelhearn Hard Brexit: a straight shot of bathtub gin, with no imported botanicals 🌿.Cocktails for the Revolution:
- World w/o a #GreenNewDeal: a Bitter Dark n’ Stormy
- Clean transport: an Aviation,… @jeffrey_ventre: I just printed & read House Res.109 aka the #GreenNewDeal v Ms. OCASIO-CORTEZ @AOC -- It's FANTASTIC & an easy read. Si….RT @JeffMerkley: We have to confront climate chaos head on. A #GreenNewDeal will transition our energy economy, strengthen worker rights, a….😂 love it @SenWarren: If we want to live in a world with clean air and water, we have to take real action to combat climate change now. I'm proud….RT @CoryBooker: The first question I was asked in Iowa was about #GreenNewDeal. The hard truth is climate change has imperiled our planet—i….RT @SenGillibrand: A #GreenNewDeal is ambitious. It's bold. And I’m cosponsoring this resolution with @aoc and @senmarkey because it’s exac….RT @SenSanders: The U.S. is the most powerful economy on earth and we must lead the world in the fight against climate change. We can do th….RT @KamalaHarris: The Green New Deal is a bold plan to shift our country to 100% clean and renewable energy. We do not fight this fight for….RT @CNN: Sen. @ChrisMurphyCT says the Green New Deal is “absolutely realistic”: “If we don’t command this country to think big about saving….Finally, the reason we scope out with a resolution is bc I am not here to say that only one member of Congress will… part of what the #GreenNewDeal says, at last, is that Flint wasn’t an accident.
The folks dying in West Virgini… pipes in Flint weren’t a market failure, they were a social failure.
It was a failure to see the people in Fli… far too long, ideas like a carbon tax or cap-and-trade were touted as the premier solutions to climate change.…“Climate change is not a market glitch to be fixed through pricing... but part of a dire social crisis.”
The GND R…, ‘mobilizing the economy to save our planet from irreparable global catastrophe’ SOUNDS nice, but will it play… of the biggest ways predatory financial actors get away w/it all is manufactured shame around personal finance.… does not mean the treatment + presumption of guilt before a verdict. It does not mean we aim for the most puniti… a result, our system is “innocent until proven guilty” only for the rich &“guilty until proven innocent” for the… too often, our criminal justice system - from tickets to convictions - is treated as a game, where the one rack… Island is in my district.
Due to Census law, people incarcerated at Rikers are counted as my constituents (… @bradlander: A few thoughts on Amazon (in light of their carefully-timed threats yesterday), and their constant monopolistic certainty t….@JStein_WaPo Full text here:
When I talk about the GND, this is what I’m referring to - n… @AOC: @JStein_WaPo There are multiple doctored GND resolutions and FAQs floating around. There was also a draft version that got uploade….@JStein_WaPo There are multiple doctored GND resolutions and FAQs floating around. There was also a draft version t… to see our community of organizers evolve to launch #MVMTSchool in the Bronx + online! 🚀
@mvmtschool‘s goa…“This is my time. You don’t run this Committee, Mr Whitaker. You don’t run the Congress of the United States.”
Do… @shaunking: Conservatives are simultaneously scared to death of @AOC and so creepily obsessed with her that they are tying themselves in….Also a good moment to note that in the wake of the Equifax scandal, privatized credit scoring is a dice game & the…’s pretty wild that the GOP can’t decide whether they’re going to run with the conspiracy theory that I’m secretl… stuff is really sad. The GOP is so intellectually bankrupt that they no longer engage to debate issues in good… right has gotten increasingly desperate w/spreading targeted rumors about me lately.
Someone made up a meme th… smooth gets it more than most people in DC do ⬇️ yes! we can live-tweet me burning something in the kitchen.RT @SSWorks: "I reject the idea that universal healthcare is impossible...We need to return to our FDR roots as a party." - @AOC
#Medicar….RT @nowthisnews: Rep. @AOC is calling on Congress to cut funding to ICE and Border Patrol until they end their abusive treatment of immigra….When your #GreenNewDeal legislation is so strong that the GOP has to resort to circulating false versions, but the… everyday people come together and effectively organize against creeping overreach of one of the world’s biggest… these people, I actually care about my community. This happened across my old campaign office.
We’ve been m… Love you sister. Thank you for your testimony, and for fighting for little girls with big dreams all over… @IlhanMN: She is me, I am her!
❤️✊🏽 @AOC Dingell’s legacy, from his early championing of healthcare to his joyous wit, will always be a prime example o… @HipHopCaucus: "Indigenous Nations have been hollering about the Green New Deal for thousands of years, and we feel an energy coming ali….@DanRiffle It wasn’t all me! It’s us. Our team’s perspectives, conversations, arguments, examples, humor, and brave… @JKCorden: Oh my god. This is just sensational. Please watch and retweet.’s interview w @chucktodd on @MeetThePress was a rare one.
In an age of short-clips, this was a thoughtful…’s do this! I’m cheering for the 2020 field to inspire the country and push the boundaries of public imagination… Thank you!.RT @thehill: .@AOC unveils #GreenNewDeal: "Today is also the day that we choose to assert ourselves as a global leader in transitioning to….RT @nowthisnews: ‘We have a system that is fundamentally broken.’ — Rep. @AOC is explaining just how f*cked campaign finance laws really ar….RT @Public_Citizen: .@AOC's #GreenNewDeal is the first time in history a Democrat has pushed a climate plan that proposes action commensura….RT @_waleedshahid: The #GreenNewDeal is trending in the United States. @brigidbergin: “We can just choose to lead,” @AOC on why the US should be out front in the fight against climate change….RT @Samynemir: That last part about 'externalities', folks. Companies can pollut our air and water and is tax-payers who pick the bill to c….RT @jewishaction: RIGHT NOW: @AOC, @ayannapressley, @IlhanMN, & @rashidatlaib join @UNITEDWEDREAM and families impacted by Trump’s racist….RT @_waleedshahid: It's amazing to hear @AOC explain and fight for how we're going to pay for the Green New Deal, when asked about massive….RT @ryangrim: .@AOC is on NPR talking about funding the Green New Deal by decoupling tax revenue from government spending. Heads are explod….RT @GideonResnick: .@AOC on Green New Deal: "Even the solutions that we have considered big and bold are nowhere near the scale of the actu….RT @JStein_WaPo: SCOOP: @AOC & @SenMarkey's "Green New Deal" plan heads for watershed moment, w/ 5 Sens. running for pres. -- Harris; Booke….That Bronx @CWAUnion worker meeting I tweeted about this week?
The corporation they were holding accountable tried… @fwdale: .@waltshaub: "There's almost no laws at all that apply to the president."
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: "So I'm being held -- and….This full thread has my five minute “Corruption Game” questioning from today’s hearing: ⬇️ You look great! 🤗.RT @EconomicPolicy: “We shouldn’t see taxes as a boogeyman that the right says they are, we should see them as a tool.”—@AOC….@waltshaub @montalvo387 @100_Disable_vet Thanks! The full clip is here: can watch the full 5 minutes of questioning here: Stefanik, this is not a critique of women across the aisle, but of the serious inability for GOP to elect + su… fact that my candidacy & win was unlikely enough to generate excitement around its novelty proves my premises e… @StopBigMoney: This is a must-watch video of @AOC explaining why we need #HR1. my favorite parts of last night: air-fiving @rosadelauro across the aisle at the celebration of women in Congre… @asmith83: Please take 5 minutes and watch @AOC explain our broken political system and why #HR1 is so important. @latinovictoryus: Tackling climate change is a life-or-death necessity for our planet. That’s why we’re proud to support @AOC’s #GreenNe….RT @StartHereABC: Yesterday, after the State of the Union address, @thebradmielke caught up with Rep. @AOC to ask her about the president’s….Earlier today we had our second Oversight hearing of the 116th Congress. It was about voting rights and the role of… @NydiaVelazquez: Boricua Power! With my friend @RepAOC. #SOTU @TelemundoNews: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez portó un broche con la foto de la niña guatemalteca que murió bajo custodia de la Patrulla Fron….Why should I be “spirited and warm” for this embarrassment of a #SOTU?
Tonight was an unsettling night for our cou… @PoliticusSarah: .@AOC says Trump was unprepared and had no plan for the #SOTU. @CristobalJAlex: .@AOC was asked about Trump’s request to not investigate the administration. She said that under any administration, if….RT @julissaarce: .@AOC is wearing a pin of Jakelin Caal, the Guatemalan child who died in custody of CBP. 😭 #sotu wait until they find out about the Golden Rule other tips:
- Start incorporating thrift, consignment & second-hand clothes in your wardrobe (host a clothing sw… I visited a school assembly w/ teens in Queens.
One of them asked, “What can WE do to combat climate cha… @JesusGonzalezNY: .@AOC and @AnaMariaArchil2 share their vision of what’s possible for our country at #PeoplesSOTU
👉🏽Watch here: https….None of it best comment on this thread: “I Cant Believe It’s Not Racism” 🤣’m so excited for @staceyabrams, and I’m excited for all of us - it’s a blessing to hear her insight every time.…👀 @RepJayapal: Proud to be an early cosponsor of ⁦⁦@AOC⁩ sponsored critical #GreenNewDeal legislation. Let's go: our planet can't wait. h….Thank you for an awesome meeting today, @rubendiazjr - and for taking the time to give a run-down on the current st… tonight w/ @CWAUnion workers in the Bronx organizing for better work.
Did you know that the spray painted ne… @TexasTribune: U.S. Rep. @JoaquinCastrotx, D-San Antonio, is one of several lawmakers to initially back a Green New Deal, spearheaded by….@AnandWrites @andrewrsorkin 🤣 with those dang green Starbucks straws in the cups too, can’t miss a brand moment.“The gas was off, so we had to boil up the water/
Been through some things so I can't imagine my kids stuck at the… is what being a woman in politics looks like:
Disagreements aren’t labeled as differing opinions. They’re lab… @ZephyrTeachout: Just wow.
The Amazon deal is now officially on the rocks. And that's 3 billion New York shouldn't ever spend on Bezos….RT @OilSheppard: CASE FOR A GREEN NEW DEAL: @AOC adviser, Robert Hockett lays out the argument for why a full economic mobilisation agaist….RT @swingleft: .@AOC was a Senate intern before she had her own office on the Hill. Where will you start changing the world? We’ll help you….RT @ZerlinaMaxwell: People make fun of @aoc's insta lives but a few weeks back she was talking about the import of changing the laws around….It’s the honor of a lifetime to serve w/ my colleagues under the leadership of @RepCummings on Oversight and… @RepYvetteClarke: Happy to be an original co-sponsor of @AOC’s #GreenNewDeal Legislation.
Let’s go!’s happening 🤗 you Sen. Markey for inviting @VarshPrakash, co-founder of @sunrisemvmt, whose advocacy helped bring fresh urg… this be a reminder that the stories of survivors across the country will not be silenced, diminished, or forgot… @AnaMariaArchil2, the NY-14 shero that will be accompanying me to the State of the Union tomorrow.
She wasn’t… @aidachavez: NEW: For the State of the Union, @AOC is bringing a constituent, Ana Maria Archila, who confronted Jeff Flake in an elevato….I’m proud to announce that my #StateOfTheUnion guest will be @AnaMariaArchil2.
Ana Maria is the NY14-er who famous… @went1955: Taxing the rich is extremely popular: @AOC’s proposal for a 70 percent top rate polls well, and Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax….The average NFL salary is $2.1 million, so most players would never experience a 70% rate.
The owners who refuse t… conditions do not belong and should not be tolerated in any jail or prison.
People are not sent there to… @PopChassid: This is so, so beautiful. Dialogue, people. It’s possible. Always!.@Mottel @PopChassid @jeremycorbyn Of course. Looking forward to the discourse and community-building ahead!.@PopChassid @jeremycorbyn Hi @PopChassid - thank you for bringing this to me. We cannot + will not move forward wit… year DHS separated 1000s of children from their parents + put them in cages. Some died. Yet DHS has had 0 acco… was an honor to share such a lovely and wide-reaching conversation with you, @jeremycorbyn!
Also honored to sha… the hustle.
🙌🏾🍪🙌🏿🍪🙌🏼 are using GoFundMe to beg for insulin while this is happening in the same time and place. ⬇️
It’s no wonder… proud of my Chief @saikatc for doing a great job breaking down elements of our strategy for the public this… No! Maybe next time though 😉.RT @ByRosenberg: The Seattle Times changed course to focus on stories that drive subscriptions - not clicks. Now we're at 41,000 digital su….RT @seldo: A guide for Europeans following American politics, translating common terms:
"Extreme left wing" = center left
"Left wing" = cen….Ahh!!’m happy to hear this film is having an early impact on everyday people.
Can’t wait for the world to see it. @JamilSmith: Northam refused to grasp that blackface is dehumanization. Wearing us like costumes makes it easier to render us homeless.….Northam must resign, and those who try to help him stumble past this deserve scrutiny.
If you can’t understand how… @bradlander: Family members, neighbors, and activists will be holding a constant vigil until power & conditions are restored at the #Sun….RT @NydiaVelazquez: To those at today's MDC rally, we share your anger and we will keep fighting to end this outrage.….RT @WBUR: OPINION: "The whole idea that taxing super rich people will damage the economy, it turns out, is a myth perpetrated by … really r….Other Brooklyn officials on the scene: @RepJerryNadler @RepJeffries @bradlander + more.
Everyday New Yorkers & org… is a horrific example of how mass incarceration is a moral scourge on American society & should be addressed i… Love it! Good luck 💪🏽💜.Y’all aren’t ready for NY-14’s #StateOfTheUnion guest!
Here’s a hint: I just picked up this gift for them at our v… @cmclymer: I had somehow missed this statement from @AOC in the past week of cluttered news items, and I'm getting pretty emotional. As….RT @cmclymer: I had somehow missed this statement from @AOC in the past week of cluttered news items, and I'm getting pretty emotional. As….@cmclymer 💜🏳️‍🌈 if we want a country where all people are accepted and loved, we have to name and rectify where we… Someone call Pandora Boxx because last night the lid came OFF.RT @jess: 👑 @AOC brilliantly summarized two important ways to fix the pay gap:
1. No asking for salary history.
2. Allow salary info to b….It’s hard for them to admit, but a wall is not what Americans want & never has been.
In recent Pew polling, almost… is nuts - even I had no idea about this. Pharma companies often say that drugs “need” to be expensive to fund research. What they don’t tell you is that… Amazon has said or done - including selling facial recognition technology to ICE & its intent to fight agai… Our offices are flooded with bigoted calls too - so much so that we have to put energy into searching for actu… @KatieHill4CA: Well, @RepLeeZeldin, I guess when you support a Muslim travel ban it might seem “crazy” to put a Muslim woman in a positi….RT @franklinleonard: Howard Schultz was born in 1953 and grew up in the projects in the 1950s and 1960s
Those projects were paid for in pa….@keithellison Thank you, @keithellison! ✨.RT @JordanUhl: Good on @AOC for taking on big pharma!
Tons of public money funds initial research then giant pharma companies patent it an….RT @IlhanMN: My colleagues @aoc @RashidaTlaib @AyannaPressley and I are telling Congress #not1dollar for child detention and for-profit det….This week I conducted my first-ever line of questioning at an Oversight committee hearing, which focused on the sky… @MichaelEMann: "Scientists defend Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC)'s warning that we have 12 years to avert climate catastrophe" by Joe Romm for @Th….RT @EconomicPolicy: Higher top marginal tax rates—an idea recently championed by @AOC—could help equalize this pre-tax income growth by red….cc: the President, a vulnerable and easily riled man who chooses to govern by conspiracy memes shared on Facebook i… Republican Party’s best and brightest is back at it today, I see fact: Committee Seating Assignments are not self-selected, + can be determined by a # of factors.… what it’s worth, I don’t think expanding public imagination is a “new style.” It is a return to the Democratic… @nataliapetrzela: Some of the most awkward convos I’ve had w colleagues have been honest ones abt our salaries.
They’ve also been cruci….RT @jackmjenkins: You don’t have to be a fan of @AOC or her policies to realize that this line from today’s @WSJ editorial board piece is m….RT @theintercept: “I do not think that for the future of humanity, and for our country to continue to prosper, that we cannot have another….RT @AlianzaAgricola: As wind-chill temperatures drop to -20/-30 degrees in dairy-rich #WNY immigrant farmworkers continue working 12-14hr s….RT @tictoc: "It is time to pay people what they are worth," according to @AOC, speaking about a bill to address the gender pay gap https://….RT @TravisMannon: As you would expect, Rep. @AOC pulls no punches when discussing the intertwined legacy of racism and capitalism in the Un….RT @amayajsmith: .⁦@AOC⁩ just talked about respect for gender identities and how to share your salary info on a google doc. So damn refres….RT @nwlc: “It is time that we pay people what they are worth, and not how little they are desperate enough to accept. That has nothing to d….RT @AravellaSimotas: Thrilled that my congresswomen is tackling this issue head on so early in her tenure. BRAVO @AOC The “myth” exists onl….Tweets have receipts, @thealexvanness 🧾 out to @rosadelauro for her tireless leadership on bringing #PaycheckFairness to a floor vote, along with the… by the way, it’s “Congresswoman.”.“This bartender” has served in a Senate casework office, organized & educated 1000s of young people, earned relevan… “the wage gap is a myth” as some allege, then workplaces should have no problem with workers disclosing our sala… @jparkABC: Pushing for paycheck fairness, @AOC: “It is time that we pay people what they are worth and not how little they are desperate….Why don’t people ever tell billionaires who want to run for President that they need to “work their way up” or that… is no such thing as “racially charged.”
This attack was not “possibly” homophobic. It was a racist and homop… @RepRashida: Today was my first hearing on @OversightDems. We heard heartbreaking testimony from Mrs. Worsham, who lost one of her two i….RT @RepMaxineWaters: Jussie is my friend - a very talented & beautiful human being. It is so hurtful that homophobic haters would dare hurt….@CatalinaCruzNY @DailyCaller We’ve got more solidarity in our pinky fingers than any one of those payasos 🤡.RT @CatalinaCruzNY: .@DailyCaller clearly doesnt have a fact checking department- ya’ll over there gossiping and we are over here doing the….Whoever is paying this “Veteran NY Dem Strategist” is getting totally fleeced 😂 last photo in this panel 😂 it’s like @GerryConnolly and I are in a road trip buddy comedy or something Thank you, next 🙂.RT @JoshuaGreen: .@AOC owning GOPers is no longer just a social media phenomenon, now happening IRL (….RT @NicolaSturgeon: It’s amazing how threatened some people are by clever young women - @AOC has only just been elected and this article su….Here’s my first podcast episode as a Congresswoman!
Joined @briebriejoy, @ryangrim for a conversation on what the…"You've got councilpeople who've been waiting 20 yrs for that seat.”
That broken mentality, that public office is… @rubinafillion: In describing how she uses Twitter, @AOC talks about how it is just as important to listen as it is to tweet effectively….RT @chelliepingree: Corporations can’t be complicit in denying climate change. @Facebook, @Microsoft, & @Google have made public commitment….We cannot allow the financing of misinformation campaigns to shape our democracy.
We can disagree on policy, but c… a fierce woman who can do both ✨ @thedailybeast: "This is not just about the president of the United States. He could be gone tomorrow and that will not change the syste….RT @jfuentes: She couldn’t be here in person, but @AOC joins us remotely at #Sundance. #KnockDowntheHouse was fantastic!….It was great to be able to watch this at the same time as everyone in there and join you all from afar.
Our goal i… 💜.One of these days, I hope people realize that the idea that ICE should be scrapped isn’t so crazy after all.
ICE j… photo is what happens when you get so, SO close to the point, but still miss it anyway how the right is so quick to fact-check clear rhetorical devices to comprehend the real cliff we face in en… @AuschwitzMuseum: "In the beginning was the Word & when it was with the people, it turned out the word could also destroy... Words of ha….RT @JoyceCarolOates: words have consequences.
hateful words have hateful consequences.
#WeRemember Just did. Thank you for your treasured work, @AuschwitzMuseum..To protect justice, #WeRemember the lessons that apply today & always ⬇️¿Por qué no los dos? 😉 @EJRaoulduke1976 Classic example is asking an innocent person “when was the last time you hit your do… @EJRaoulduke1976 I do think it’s important to note that questions advance certain frames. What 45 *do… @brianstelter Ok, I laughed at this.@brianstelter Got it! Look forward to joining you all sometime (for what it’s worth, I think we use social media ve… not only does making this comparison because we’re both “good at social media” a) sound out of touch, but
b)… Thanks! 💜.Today is #HolocaustMemorialDay - a day where #WeRemember not only the atrocities that result from the contagions of…’re doing great, @RepMaxRose!
As always, we let the people show us the way 😂 Tootsie roll is all in the knees @NBCNewsTHINK: Progressive taxation should work as a corrective tax, like tobacco taxes or a carbon tax, fixing the problems created by….When you don’t address human bias, that bias gets automated.
Machines are reflections of their creators, which mea… @EmilyGorcenski: I’m a Lead Data Scientist for a major international consultancy. I have a degree in computational mathematics. I have 1….RT @nowthisnews: This billionaire said @AOC's 70% tax rate idea has never worked — watch this professor prove him wrong….RT @GretaThunberg: My full speech at the World Economic Forum in print.
#wef19 #WhateverItTakes is truly not okay that posts like these are the everyday reality in the United States, and that some consider th… clip was made at the very beginning of our journey - before anyone knew what was happening. It’s wild to see n… almost two years, a mom followed several women as we ran for Congress. I was one of them.
Due to complications… clarify, some may have dropped a sentence here or there - but she was one of the 1st to substantively pick up m… radio is great! As is @ProPublica, @frontlinepbs & a great deal of other incredible outlets worth our suppor… tweet got deleted, but -
I believe workers should enjoy more of the wealth they create, & that democracy be… you want to read more on the issue of monopolies, anti-trust, corruption, and ways to address it, I recommend ch… fact of the matter is the current monopoly trend is societally & economically unsustainable.
We can’t simply a… platforms currently have 0 incentive to disseminate high-quality, true information.
In fact, FB *paid* for in… keep it 💯: The biggest threats to journalism right now are tech monopolies & concentration of ownership.
Hea… Just passed your name along. Wishing you lots of luck and support in this time 💜.I would thank it, but it was never useful anyway. 🚮 @KamalaHarris @DoloresHuerta @SpeakerPelosi @MichelleObama What a committed little cub you have! 🐯 Plea… @afa_cwa: “We can’t do our job, if they can’t do theirs.” We believe and know that we are all in this together. Proud to stand in solida….Our issue platform is so strong, Fox basically turned into a nonstop anti-me channel for the last 6 months and *sti… will tell you something most of the country probably already knows: @SpeakerPelosi does not mess around. ⬇️ 🤣.One could say the offer...
... came out of left field 👀
(Can you risk censure w/ a bad pun? Asking for a friend 😂) the right-wing who are rolling their eyes and thinking I made a mistake by crediting flight attendants (since t… am so proud of the air traffic controllers, flight attendants, & workers who, through their organizing, should be…“America’s first political theorists took these truths to be self-evident:
that a person could not exercise polit… Please tell your daughter that I love her platform and when she gets here, we can start a ‘Care for People’ Caucus together! 💫.RT @John_Hudson: Mike Pompeo just named Eliot Abrams his new special envoy for Venezuela. Abrams plead guilty to withholding information fr….RT @YahooNews: .@AOC has accomplished two things in recent weeks: She’s managed to penetrate the media cycle generally dominated by Trump w….This is what swiftly cutting through nonsense looks like.
Bravo @ChrisCuomo @ryangrim: Objectively, this @GlennKesslerWP fact check from yesterday should simply be retracted. It's just flat out wrong, even before….Who watches the watchers?
@jacobinmag, apparently! my 1st speech on the Floor, I warned about shutdown stress on NYC air traffic control.
Now LaGuardia is ground… went to the Senate yesterday w/ my colleagues to witness who was voting against reopening govmnt.
I watched them… @AOC: @dandrezner I am criticizing the rationale of saying we should trust a questioned source paper because of a standing friendship an….Can confirm that this is the inner monologue that happens in a every remote interview 😂
Ayanna has the best game f… I am criticizing the rationale of saying we should trust a questioned source paper because of a standin… @NBCNews: BREAKING: Ex-Trump adviser Roger Stone arrested in Mueller probe..RT @RoKhanna: New rule: Anyone who opposes investments for a Green New Deal has to tell us how they will pay for the damage from intense hu….RT @ewarren: The ultra-rich have rigged our economy & rigged our tax rules. We need structural change. That’s why I’m proposing something b….Revolving-door politics doesn’t care what admin a person worked for.
The truth is, many folks come to govmnt to co… don’t worry, he’s friends with the author so it’s fine💜 we’re feeling the love out here. Thank you everyone for your supportive gestures - it makes a huge difference, an… the White House drags us into the past by holding people hostage for a wall, New York is showing what a diffe… the point of fact-checking is to enforce some objective standard, why would @GlennKesslerWP use a Walmart-funded… @RoKhanna: With respect Senator Durbin, the US should not anoint the leader of the opposition in Venezuela during an internal, polarized….According to @LindseyGrahamSC, the President failing to condemn neo-nazis, forcing thousands of federal workers to… The State of the Union takes an immense amount of personnel, security, + planning by federal workers. They ne… too long, we’ve been told “no” to a substantially better future - that the America that went to the moon, pursu… also love that such an Official TV News Network™ called him “policy guy” as his official title. What are they try… @JillDLawrence: By @dlnewville: Ocasio-Cortez (aka @AOC) is right: The rich must pay more to help strengthen America and close its wealt….Wait, there’s more 🤣 to frame this and put it on my desk 😂 @alexisohanian: Software is written by humans who have bias, the training data is generated by humans with bias -- it's not malicious (i….RT @nowthisnews: .@AOC explained why it’s morally wrong for a system to allow billionaires AND poverty — but all Fox News heard was ‘ringwo….RT @donmoyn: One thing the @aoc-led discussion of marginal tax rates has revealed is that how happily ignorant many rich people are of US e….🔥 shouldn’t need a Bible to tell you to protect our planet, but it does anyway.
(h/t to @RELEVANT mag for source…“Genesis 1: God looked on the world & called it good not once, not twice, but seven times.
Genesis 2: God commands… @alexkotch @IlhanMN Nope :).Is it getting hot in here, or just the elevating public consciousness around rampant wealth inequality? @AyannaPressley: Coming to a committee hearing near you soon:’t wait to do a Twitch 101 class with House Dems so we can finally get the Super Smash Bros Town Halls we’ve all… Noted & appreciated.
I’m worried that false equivalency btwn open conversations+ a regime’s actions dimini… “I don’t think billionaires should concentrate wealth while employing people who are sleeping in cars working a…, for what it’s worth - I meant to say hookworm*).If we didn’t laugh, we’d cry @ShaneGoldmacher: Confirmed: @AOC wins a spot on the high-profile House Oversight committee, giving her a potentially huge platform to i….RT @MichaelEMann: Agreed--that's the right framing, and the @AOC statement is defensible in that context. Some seem anxious to throw her un….RT @common: “Until America tells the truth about itself, we’re not going to heal” @AOC at MLK Now 2019. @mcwm: algorithmic bias is completely real and excellent reporters like @davegershgorn have been covering it for years. It’s cool to see….RT @franklinleonard: If you’re misinformed enough to think @aoc is wrong, join me in remembering this story about an automatic soap dispens….RT @karlitaliliana: Taking this @AOC quote into my week: "My choice isn't what I breathe in, it's what I exhale... And right now, in this m….If we truly love this country, we will choose to see and address all of it.
Including Lowndes County, Alabama. ⬇️ @rosaclemente: 26 Billionaires in the world have more money than 3.8 billion people combined. yeah so I am standing with @AOC when she c….Bingo. That’s one aspect of histrionic coverage: the notion that discrediting the messenger can discredit the messa… reinforces lazy tropes about women leaders in media:
- Older + seasoned, but unlikeable
- Passionate, but angr… here’s the @nypost not only running with the false quote, but adding an angry photo to boot:
This is how news… a shock to no one, @politico is also running with the misattribution as well.
Here’s what actually happened: I… actually didn’t say this, so while I know “brown women cursing” drives clicks, maybe you accurately quote the who…’s wild that some people are more scared of a marginal tax rate than the fact that 40% of Americans struggle to p… a reminder, Jason Chaffetz is the guy who thought your healthcare costs the same as a T Mobile bill, so I wouldn…🎶 Don't you come for me
No, not today/
Lay 'em up like
Swish, swish, swish
Another one in the basket 🎶 @AOC: For some reason GOP seems to think this is a gaffe, but it’s actually a generational difference.
Young people understand that cli….“There is no documented historic precedent” for the action needed at this moment.
-United Nations @IPCC_CH Report… @gabriel_zucman: Since 1980, the bottom half of the income distribution has had 0 growth. For the top 0.001%, income has grown more than….For some reason GOP seems to think this is a gaffe, but it’s actually a generational difference.
Young people unde… creating opportunity for all people, saving our planet from climate change, and ice cream! 🍦✨“The root justification [for marginal tax rates] is not about collecting revenue. It is about regulating inequalit… to be back as a Congresswoman - thanks for having me, @StephenAtHome! @courtneycgross: .@AOC interviewed by Ta-Nehisi Coates #mlknow @Kate_Kelly_Esq: On the effects of engaging w hate: "My choice isn't what I breathe in, it's what I exhale... And right now, in this mom….Proud to join this year’s #MLKNow celebration at Riverside Church with @jemelehill, Ta-Nehisi Coates, @common, and… odds of me making over $10 million in one year while serving in public office are probably as slim as the odds… into lemonade 🍋🤗 was great popping in and chatting with you all 👾 thanks for inviting me! in Harlem ⬇️ you’d like to use this as a good moment to support the queer community, there’s a charity twitch stream going on…, we wouldn’t need to talk about bathrooms at all if we acted like adults, washed our hands + minded our own… stuff infects some Democrats, too. Because in our overall discourse, nonviolent protest somehow gets deemed as… look at the marginal tax rate discussion.
The right’s biggest strategy against my marginal tax rate proposal… you notice, on the right they’ll flatly call people blanket terms, and even make things up. And I don’t mean tro… has deeper consequences, bc as we’ve seen w/ narratives advanced by the right, they have trouble recognizing i…’s dig into “gravitas,” bc it’s an ambiguous word, selectively applied.
Ever wonder how expression that’s femin… @intelligencer: A new poll found @AOC's proposed tax plan to be "popular in all regions of the country" Flash: Medicare for All & equal rights aren’t trends.
When people complain about low turnout in some demos, i… @Refinery29: “Justice is about making sure that being polite is not the same thing as being quiet,” @AOC said in a rallying call for act….RT @NCLRights: “A fight means no person left behind. So when people want to stop talking about issues black women face, and stop talking ab….Why do people think they can mess with Bronx women without getting roasted?
They act as though our borough hasn’t… meme IRL too 😂👋🏽 @SenGillibrand: Trump ordered the end of DACA and TPS. Then he shut down the government. Now he’s holding federal workers hostage, sayin….RT @nowthisnews: 'Oftentimes the most righteous thing you can do is shake the table.' — Watch @AOC's inspiring Women's March speech #Womens….@tictoc @nycwomensmarch cc: @ladiesgetpaid :).One of my first-ever campaign contributions was a $1/month recurring donation from a dishwasher in New Jersey.
Tha… @amNewYork: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) rallies the @nycwomensmarch crowd at the #WomensMarch2019: "Last year we brought the po….Looks like #WheresMitch is also running away from #HR1 (a voting rights bill I proudly cosponsored with **225** Dem… your base (are) belong to us 👾 @Ola_Salem: On Instagram stories right now @AOC explains to her followers (while making lasagna soup, I believe) that the Government shu….@KerriHarrisDE Thank YOU @KerriHarrisDE for your commitment to advocacy and service 💜.RT @KerriHarrisDE: Thank you to @AOC for sending a special message to the people lobbying in DC for Medicare for All.
#MedicareForAll htt….@Grante3 There are a handful of opportunities for members to address the House Floor. The most common + accessible… freshman class has so many incredible members.
Joe Neguse is exceedingly kind and extraordinarily thoughtful.… Be nice everyone! :).I believe this is called a “paradigm-shift” 😉 wasn’t for senior Dems, it was for everybody! 🙂 (a fair amount of freshman were there, too) @justicedems: Wow. @AOC’s first speech on the House floor is already the most watched CSPAN video of all time. @justicedems: Wow. @AOC’s first speech on the House floor is already the most watched CSPAN video of all time. @JanieVelencia: About 6 in 10 Americans agree with @AOC and support a marginal tax of 70% on the wealthy. @brianefallon: This is McConnell's worst nightmare. He was counting on keeping a low profile through this, and letting it only be about….RT @SarahLerner: .@AOC: “The idea that a freshman member could come in and be effective by doing things differently was just so cynically d….LA teachers are bringing new meaning to “Dance Dance Revolution” 💃🏽🕺🏾 of thousands of LA public school teachers, parents, and students are on a historic strike to improve + protect… 😂.🎶 Now don't go wasting our precious time/
If they get their act together we could be just fine 🎶 photo looks like a Spice Girls album cover, but for reopening the government 😂
cc: @RepJahanaHayes… @UnitedBlackout: #MLKNow: We’re thrilled to begin announcing our amazing Special Guests for MLK Now 2019. First up, we’re excited to sha….Couldn’t be more honored to share that this Monday, Ta-Nehisi Coates and I will be celebrating #MLKNow w/ a public… love it when the folks calling activists getting arrested to advance equal rights “snowflakes” turn around an… @TheBeatWithAri: Rep. @AOC is "demystifying the process for the American public"
"The vast majority of people don't know" that Mitch Mc….Yep! Each Congressional term gets a new schedule set by the majority.
You can check where we are here - but next w… We have district work periods - our jobs aren’t just to vote in DC, but also require us to be root… My. Goodness.
Did #WheresMitch wait until House members had to leave DC for their district weekend to show up?…“Like the work of Kehinde Wiley, these photographs evoke the imagery we are used to seeing in the halls of power, b… for passing our message to the Senate Floor, @SenJeffMerkley!
If you find Sen. McConnell, tell him we’re st… @cspan: First House Floor speech from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC): “The truth of this shutdown is that it's actually not about….🤣 “What is my life” is one common thing that could be said about both my life a year and a half ago when I was camp… I say *in the clip you posted* we WENT to the majority leader’s office - he was absent.
So we decided to drop l… @devindwyer: .@AOC tells me @SpeakerPelosi is the “strong woman we need right now and I’m glad that she’s holding the line” in #shutdown….Class was in session this morning! I was thrilled to offer some insights on Twitter and social media to my. colleag… to have made my first remarks on the House floor today! ⬇️ of being in the Democratic Caucus: I will be teaching a Twitter class tomorrow morning open to all members… @ericswalwell: Love playing hide and seek with the kids. Never thought it would be happening in Congress with @Senatemajldr.
#WheresMitc….RT @allinwithchris: .@RashidaTlaib: "The only crisis that we have right now is the crisis that he created in shutting down our government….He’s not in the cloak room
He’s not in the Capitol
He’s not in the Russel building
He’s not on the floor of the Sen… @f_francavilla: ”It is not normal to hold 800,000 workers’ paychecks hostage. It is not normal to shut down the government when we don’….Also: @LaurenUnderwood was presiding over the chamber. She was the “Madame Speaker” we were addressing ☺️ @policyjunkie: In her first House floor speech, @AOC pulls no punches:
“The truth of this shutdown is that it is not about a wall, it i….RT @RepMikeLevin: Earlier today I joined my freshmen colleagues in looking for @senatemajldr. Just want to give him our letter asking him t….800,000 workers are missing their paychecks and we’re pushing to get them paid ASAP.
We’re here doing our job - th… @RepKatieHill: Where’s @senatemajldr? Not calling for a vote to reopen the government. He’s also not:
✅ In the Senate Majority Office….After looking for Mitch McConnell with @KatieHill4CA, @LaurenUnderwood, @JahanaHayesCT & others to deliver our lett… could’ve sat there quietly as the far right tore me to shreds (they were guaranteed to do so the moment a woman l…’m uneasy about it too. It’s stressful & scary, but it’s also out of my control, so the best thing I can do is try… I’m uneasy about it too. It’s stressful & scary, but it’s also out of my control, so the best thing I… @joshjame: “He seems to be running away from us,” - @AOC, as she heads to the Republican cloakroom on the Senate floor looking for Mitch….RT @caphilltrish: ⁦@AOC⁩ ⁦@LaurenUnderwood⁩ ⁦@RepEscobar⁩ & other House Dem headed onto Sen floor to deliver a petition to ⁦@senatemajldr⁩….#WheresMitch’s a huge win. Obviously there is work to do - there are other money committees (Ways & Means, Energy & Commerce,… cannot stress how important this moment is.
Dems are putting members who rejected corporate campaign money on a… legislators, under public pressure, couldn’t deliver as much for big bank lobbyists.
They had to vacate one… of a sudden, it became harder for legislators to slip corporate-friendly legislation through committee, because… of a sudden, normal people whose student loans were bubbling, whose mortgages were underwater, and so on, start… Services is one of few exclusive committees.
The jargon around here is that they are the “money committees,” n… zoomed in on one place in particular: the Financial Services Committee, which deals with big banks, real… + after the 2008 financial crisis, everyday people started to viscerally see the corrosive role of lobbyists… want to be very clear about how successful the work of grassroots organizers and activists have been in helping P… @RossBarkan: Wealth overwhelmingly rules our political class. An unfair political system too often blocks working class candidates from….More info on his re-election struggle via @ryangrim: have secured enough Republican votes in the Senate to reopen government.
Our obstacle now is Mitch McConnell, w… now the President is more interested in photo-ops than getting people their paychecks.
I’m proud of my colle… @axios: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who has rejected corporate campaign donations and called for the biggest banks to be broken up, has be….Personally, I’m looking forward to digging into the student loan crisis, examining for-profit prisons/ICE detention… Services is one of just four exclusive committees in the House. It oversees big banks, lending, & the fin… congressional live-streams stay up for 24 hours. The Instagram handle to follow is @ repocasiocortez
My person… @sumaya: .⁦@AOC⁩ is on IG live & her insights as a Congresswoman are always 🙌🏼 Today, she urges us to:
1. Reach out to any Fed workers w….Reminder of our current dystopian outcomes: between “teachers shouldn’t have to sell their own blood to make rent” & “billionaires with helipads and… @thehill: .@AOC: "The vast majority of Americans know that income inequality is one of the biggest issues of our time." @HillTVLive http….Explaining marginal taxes to a far-right former Governor:
Imagine if you did chores for abuela & she gave you $10.… Seriously.Misinformation**.Oh? What’s that?
The majority of Americans respect when you break down reasonable policy proposals that are desig… @SikhFeminist: "We need to make [these issues] urgent. What is happening in the halls of Congress is deeply unrepresentative of what is….RT @ryangrim: Mitch McConnell could easily round up the support needed to reopen the government. But doing so might cost him in 2020. So he….Freedom of speech does not mean freedom from consequences.
King’s district should start working to replace him in…, Rep. Steve King was stripped of all his committee assignments for his embrace of white supremacy.
He will… @RepTimRyan: Tonight, I started the 2-day clock on my bipartisan resolution to censure Rep. Steve King for his racist support of white s….@cricketcrocker Thank you for pointing this out. I often in public remarks preceded this by saying “with the except… + @chelliepingree(ME) = #GreenNewDeal (USA) 💚 you, @RepJayapal! @mlooram: Take a moment to soak in The Women of the 116th Congress. Really proud of this project and of the fantastic team that made it….RT @WaPoExpress: .@AOC is now officially a supporter of D.C.’s statehood bill. UCLA performance alone is reason enough to make public colleges tuition-free 💪🏽🇺🇸 @_waleedshahid: Love this message. @RobGMacfarlane: "Climate change tells is there is no time to waste. But history tells us that social change works in indirect and unpre….You can support them here: LA teachers striking against privatization + demanding smaller classrooms/more support for their students is… @ezralevin: We're hearing the same thing - Trump is mobilizing his people to barrage the senate with pro-wall calls. If you want a budge….So very proud of LA public school teachers today for taking a stand.
Teachers are the unsung heroes of American d… isn’t just about the questions you ask, but the questions you don’t.
If you’re a reporter or pundit who… difference is that this current GOP admin appeals to the worst within us, stoking an impulse to rationalize ero… I meet everyday people, they are eager to learn more, ask great questions, & embrace nuance.
I inherently rej…’d say we’d be taxing 70% of Trump’s income, but he probably hasn’t made more than $10 million in years - and that… bartended for *years* in New York City. I understand guys like this like the back of my hand.
We got under his s… @justicedems: Before Alexandria was known around the world as @AOC, there was a movement that recruited her to run.
Sign up now and be….RT @sahilkapur: Key to understanding new House liberals is the Overton window; they’re not here to cut deals, they want to stretch percepti….@yiannna 💜 you too!.@NotAlexis @SoccerCooligans @OnTheVolleyApp LaGuardia**** ugh.@NotAlexis @SoccerCooligans @OnTheVolleyApp Anything can happen when you’re stuck in LaGuaradia 😎.Touches on a larger point: w/ low pay, multiple jobs, a burning planet, war on drugs & few protections for the LGBT… every strong woman... are more strong women. 😉
📸: @jose___a @alexisohanian: Me in 2005: "I'm going to start a startup."
Me in 2005 had there been a 70% marginal tax rate on incomes over $10 millio….The thing Republicans taking cheap shots forget to mention is that it’s about having trouble affording a SECOND apa… fact: @chrislhayes is from the Bronx too! should someone tell him 😂 the brand is so strong random bypassers act as a Bronx group chat 🙅🏿‍♂️🙅🏽‍♀️ it weird that I love that this is posted by the NYT Metro account?
You can take the girl out of the BX, but you…“Seeds.”
Out of the minority of seats they have in Congress, the GOP allowed a white supremacist to represent ~700…’d say “that’s cool, but not the same thing as this very crucial electorate, maybe hire someone from the Midwest…, imagine if the world was flipped & CBS hired an all-poc team to cover 2020, & someone said “hey, white voters… I never called anyone racist, just inadequate.
Also never called for strict quotas, just having representati… keep thinking about this exchange bc there are many aspects that are concerning to hear from an *editor.*
This i… @kurtbardella: If you don’t get @AOC’s success - just look at her response to @realDonaldTrump - #AOC wasn’t using a teleprompter. She s….One of the most important things people can do to get big money out of politics is small recurring monthly donation… often find that some members who have to do call time the most are very enthusiastic about getting money out of p… week I learned some members spend as little as 5 hours per WEEK in their office bc their fundraising commitmen… Y’all, I don’t believe he was being condescending. It was a genuine response 💜.Tired: AOC Instagram Live notifications
Wired: AOC Legislative action notifications week I cosponsored bills in support of DC statehood (HR51), repeal of PAYGO, comprehensive voting reform (HR1)… I am tempted to change my Twitter name to:
“Alexandria ‘looked racially diverse (at least based on last names… you understand how fundamental the black experience is to American politics? And to American history?
One race… maybe having powerful editorial positions awash in people from one race, class, or gender isn’t a good idea; si… WH admin has made having a functional understanding of race in America one of the most important core competen… @billmckibben: A crucial thing that @AOC @sunrisemvmt and #GreenNewDeal get right about climate change is the Scale of action needed to….The President’s actions have been so destabilizing + destructive that the FBI had to open inquiry on whether the mo… I move that all of Fox News’ “Pinocchios” be renamed “Lloronas”? 😂 @mmfa: Folks can the GOP expect all TSA & other workers to reliably show up without a paycheck?
Workers rely on services li… are some GOP Senators blocking gov, but workable.
Call them, @ them, visit them, & ask they give workers the… people realize how insanely dangerous of an idea it is to support *this President* in fabricating a “national em…, the real way out is for GOP Senators to vote to reopen government, give people their paychecks, and fight… you for being open.
It’s time we call it what it is. this point those who use the terms “racially tinged” or “racially charged” to describe white supremacy should be… spelled “racist” wrong. easy ways for the GOP to stop feeling sorry for themselves:
✅ Give honest, working people their pay back
✅ Pa… quote Alan Moore: “None of you understand. I'm not locked up in here with YOU. You're locked up in here with ME.… party, who dis? blows my mind is how GOP would think a *fake* nude photo is worse than *actual* sexual assault.
We’ve seen in… syndrome isn’t an internal issue. It’s one that can be encouraged externally.
It’s not delusional to thin… @letsgomathias: Imagine if conservative media spent as much time hyperventilating about congressman Steve King openly admitting to being….This week I’m bringing the boogie back to Congress with @TheRevAl 💃🏽🕺🏾 @CJAOurPower: Check out this message from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
@CJAOurPower was excited to share our vision for a #JustTransi….RT @sahilkapur: .@AOC urges Democrats not to give "an inch" in exchange for re-opening the government or the president will keep using shut….RT @IlhanMN: Can’t wait to see @AOC’s swag once her CHC one arrives 😜 you! This is beautiful 💜, and demand justice for communities ravaged by the War on Drugs.’s learn about this, shall we?
Many have recognized that @FoxNews has crossed a line beyond conservatism and in… real question is, at what point is their nonstop, targeted behavior considered harassment? this is not an apology
b) you’ve been posting hysteric, misrepresentative articles about me nonstop - many withi… @AdamParkhomenko: @AOC The daily caller has crossed a line.
Media: If you were eager to condemn profane language, you better be the fi….For those out of the loop, Republicans began to circulate a fake nude photo of me. The @DailyCaller reposted it (!)… have been losing their mind + frothing at the mouth all week, so this was just a matter of time.
There is also… @Refinery29: "Top tax rates used to be much higher, with top earners paying a 91% rate under President Eisenhower. Under Presidents Kenn….If they want to make an example out of me, I will gladly be one.
Hopefully we can be an example of dedication, cou… @KumarRaoNYC: Didn’t watch Trump last night, but am watching some @AyannaPressley this morning. You should too 👇🏾….RT @simonhedlin: .@AOC explains how an increasingly broken legal immigration system under Trump forces people to become undocumented. https….@hawillisdc 🤣 ok this was great, flagged you to our team.You know it! 💪🏽💜 @votolatino: The President has decided to hold the paychecks of everyday Americans hostage so he can fulfill a campaign fantasy that the….RT @MSNBC: WATCH: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delivers impassioned response to President Trump’s address: “The president should be really defe….RT @jeneps: .@AOC to @Maddow: "Those women and children trying to come here with nothing but the shirts on their back to create an opportun….“Build a wall of steel, a wall as high as Heaven” against immigrants.
- 1924 Ku Klux Klan convention
We know our h… forward to joining @maddow tonight to discuss the vast social + economic blessing immigrants represent in A… President defended Neo-Nazis who murdered a woman in Charlottesville.
The Dept of Justice sued him for not ren… @ma_franks: Critics of @AOC's tax proposal "displayed their rank ignorance of how the federal income tax works. That’s the charitable ex….RT @RepAOC: I just had a furloughed worker come visit me in my office.
“I work for HUD,” he said. “My family is hurting now that I’m three….RT @RoKhanna: My grandfather spent four years in jail with Gandhi. One of my heroes, John Lewis, was beaten on the Edmund Pettus bridge. Th….The American people did not organize the biggest midterm election in ~100 years so their new leaders could sit back… @RevDrBarber: Now we are talking about Congresswoman Cortez saying she is a radical & some are critizing her. Maybe they need to remembe….RT @SSWorks: When FDR first proposed Social Security, Republicans attacked it as "socialism." They haven't changed their tactics in over ei….Same difference’s refocus our energy and coverage to policies instead of personality.
Right now, 800,000 workers are without a…, the same week we kick-start a nat’l convo on marginal tax rates endorsed by Nobel-Prize winning economis…’s almost got it!
Just a few corrections:
* Single-payer healthcare
* Ending unjust wars
* 70% *marginal* tax ra… you TN Gov. @BillHaslam for your decision to grant clemency to Cyntoia Brown.
We must reform our criminal ju… @QueensLibrary: We’re proud to have you on our side @AOC! #InvestInLibraries is why we question, by the way - because women, people of color, immigrants, LGBT+, & the poor have been treat… @washingtonpost To make*.It *must* be said in a nuanced conversation that questioning where takes come from is nowhere near the same as unde… @washingtonpost I’m not challenging that I was checked - I think the check is a very fair one to ma… is critically important. It’s not always fun. But that’s okay! It pushes me to be better.
It’s impor… you for sharing @washingtonpost’s rubric!
Except the standard for “4 Pinocchios” just says: “Whoppers.”
Tha… you @PolitiFact! 💜 is helpful! Thank you.
I do think it is important to point out that there is still admitted discretion: “we… credit for “facts are facts, America” goes to the illustrious queen Monique Hart).This is where I’m seeing those numbers of checks:
AOC: question for @politifact: some officials’ statements (ex. Andrew Cuomo) get rated “true” frequently.
I say… why did @washingtonpost give my confusing tweet on military accounting offsets the same “Pinocchios” as Trump’s… example, it looks like @PolitiFact has fact-checked Sarah Huckabee Sanders and myself the *same* amount of time… are facts, America. We should care about getting things right. Yet standards of who gets fact-checked, how of… - looks like your ‘character count’ argument to avoid including my full quote is straight up wrong.… @ryangrim: Here’s @AOC talking up Modern Monetary Theory as an answer to how the government can fund a progressive agenda. She’s right.….RT @reggcohn: It's not just her dance moves. @AOC also runs circles around flat-footed Republicans on tax policy, according to @paulkrugman….“And whenever I make a mistake, I say, "OK, this was clumsy." and then I restate what my point was. But it's— it's… @60Minutes: "A lot of folks want to brand me a flamethrower." In this unaired clip, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she's ac….RT @voxdotcom: The ambitious #GreenNewDeal is being championed by politicians like @AOC, but what exactly is it?
The massive program of in….RT @brianstelter: This is how @FoxAndFriends tricks viewers: @Kilmeade said @AOC "wants people taxed as high as 80, 90% if you make $10 mil….It did! Can’t go to work without bringing a piece of home with me - thank you @QueensLibrary ☕️💜 @JordanUhl: Anderson Cooper: How are you going to pay for all of this?
@AOC: Nobody asks how we're going to pay for the 'space force' h….RT @JuanMaBenitez: You might not agree with congresswoman @AOC’s policy proposals, but that @60Minutes @andersoncooper intvw showed she’s n….RT @60Minutes: Ocasio-Cortez’s was working as a waitress and bartender when she decided to run for Congress. Like many millennials, she ha….RT @RepPressley: 800k workers are without pay as the shutdown drags on. 2,000 of those workers who make up the backbone of our government i….RT @_waleedshahid: Pundits like to frame @AOC’s battles in simple win or loss terms but they miss how she’s shifting the entire political t….RT @sunrisemvmt: Tonight the #GreenNewDeal, @AOC and our movement will be in front of ~ 11 million @60Minutes viewers.
11 million people….RT @daveweigel: Not getting a ton of attention today, but IMO Julian Castro's answer to a question about @AOC's tax talk was striking.
"G….Here is one perfect example: many of ICE’s black-box detention centers are run by for-profit corporations.
That me… is one perfect example: many of ICE’s black-box detention centers are run by for-profit corporations.
That me… admin clearly had enough extra money to spontaneously build child detention camps all along the southern borde… Mother Ru,
Thank you for your shining example of loving ourselves in our entirety, no matter what the worl…¡Felíz Día de los Tres Reyes!
Happy Three Kings Day everyone!.RT @RickSmithShow: In seeing a mass conservative freak out over @AOC calling for a progressive tax code that taxes extreme wealth and wonde….If the GOP wants a wall so badly, they can try to propose and pass a bill like anybody else.
Instead, they are se…“She doesn’t know what she’s talking about,”
say Republicans, who argued that healthcare costs the same as as unlim… quick note to you all.
Let us never, ever, ever give up. @drvox: 70% income taxes on high-earners are both familiar (we had them not that long ago) and supported by the bulk of expert research.….@saikatc 💜.You’re the GOP Minority Whip. How do you not know how marginal tax rates work?
Oh that’s right, almost forgot: GOP… Profiles about homogenous, working-class Trump voters
Wired: Profiles about intersectional, working-class O…💜 @RashidaTlaib: Our residents deserve #cleanair, the right to quality education, universal health care & every opportunity that helps us….RT @GlennKesslerWP: For the record, fewer than 0.05 percent of all U.S. households have income above $10 million. The @AOC proposal would n….YUP.
BX is seizing the throne, now that Brooklyn has been taken over by bespoke quiche spots or whatever you weird… @ValerieJarrett: That “little girl” is about to rock your world. Underestimate @AOC at your own risk. @andrewkimmel: It’s interesting to watch @politico freak out over @AOC’s tax proposal mentioned on @60Minutes via tweet and IG without p….GOP loves to insult my intelligence, yet offers *this* as their best + most seasoned opposition to my policy propos… 🔥 Twitter game is not a hiring requirement for my policy team, but they bring it anyway ⬇️ got your back @RashidaTlaib - the Bronx and Detroit ride together 💪🏽💜.Republican hypocrisy at its finest: saying that Trump admitting to sexual assault on tape is just “locker room talk… @paulkrugman: This is a good discussion of AOC's call for a top tax rate of 70-80%. Tl; dr: she's actually saying what top public financ….The Queen has spoken! @GershKuntzman: The GOP can attack ⁦@AOC⁩ all it wants but she just danced her way to the wood of the ⁦@NYDailyNews⁩ with a proposal the….@cher Thank you @cher! We can fix Congress and have fun doing it - who says we can’t multitask? 😉💜.It means so much that one of the first bills we’re cosponsoring in Congress, #PAYGO repeal, is with my fellow siste… @MollyRingwald Merci beaucoup!.RT @NYMag: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 70 percent top tax rate is a moderate, evidence-based policy. @EricLevitz writes….Yesterday we started a convo w/ the rules pkg about ending #PAYGO, a political policy lacking economic merit that s… were inspired by Sonia Sotomayor, who was advised to wear neutral-colored nail polish to her confirmation… @johniadarola: Alternative Headline: @aoc floats same top tax rate US had for literally decades during a time of unprecedented, historic….RT @MichaelSLinden: A quick thread on the economics of a much higher top rate for the super-rich.
TL;DR version is that @AOC is on very so….RT @Olivia_Beavers: @AOC also nodded to young candidates running for office.
"But I think it is really part of the larger question about w….I hear the GOP thinks women dancing are scandalous.
Wait till they find out Congresswomen dance too! 💃🏽
Have a gr… @Olivia_Beavers: Asked @AOC re this dancing video. She said:
"It is not normal for elected officials to have a reputation for dancing w….Progressives gained some important ground negotiating around yesterday’s rules package.
One was that… @_waleedshahid: “It’s not just about whipping votes or getting to a yes or no -- although all of those are critical elements of the job….Sometimes we take for granted exactly how radical ideas like Social Security, the VA, and public schooling really a… wore all-white today to honor the women who paved the path before me, and for all the women yet to come.
From su… 200 members voted for Nancy Pelosi today, yet the GOP only booed one: me.
Don’t hate me cause you ain’t me, f… @IlhanMN: Sworn in and ready to throwdown for the people ✊🏽
#peopleshouse @_waleedshahid: "I’ve never seen Capitol workers react like this to a member of Congress. Here’s @AOC on her way to be sworn in." -@ryan….RT @RepBarbaraLee: First day of a new era. 💪🏾😍 @sophieandlili: Welcome to Congress, ladies. @IlhanMN @AyannaPressley @AOC #womenincongress #diversity📷 via @VanityFair)í, se puede. @StephanieKelton: The House needs 18 NO votes to stop PAYGO on Thursday.
There are 2 confirmed NO votes so far. @RoKhanna & @AOC
Let's….Tomorrow I will also vote No on the rules package, which is trying to slip in #PAYGO.
PAYGO isn’t only bad economi… @_waleedshahid: “Democrats can’t enact a #GreenNewDeal right away — but they should start preparing now, and be ready to move in two yea….A few more ways to gain traction:
- Support a Federal Jobs Guarantee
- Bailout Student Debt
- Legalize Marijuana &… few social media ideas for public servants looking to build an audience:
- Endorse Single-Payer Medicare for All… people ask what a Green New Deal entails.
We are calling for a wartime-level, just economic mobilization plan… your 2020 platform doesn’t include a Green New Deal, are you really running for President? 😉
Thank you @ewarren! @nowthisnews: This news show says it's no longer giving air time to climate change deniers @AriRabinHavt: Let me try to explain.
College for All costs less than the increase in military spending passed in 2017.
That is the….RT @DPAQreport: We heard from:
-Real estate agents
-Business execs
-Computer programmers
They're all living paycheck….RT @StephanieKelton: "Deficit reduction" is not a democratic value.
With Dems taking back the House, Republicans will try to force them to….RT @Public_Citizen: With @AOC's #GreenNewDeal, we can turn the crisis of fast-approaching climate catastrophe into an opportunity to make t….Good. @IlhanMN: Keep your advice, we got this! 💪🏽💜.RT @KateAronoff: Hands down the best thing about 2018 in my book is that there are now people in Congress and movements backing them who gr….One of the most heartfelt endorsements I’ve gotten 😂 must keep pushing on a #GreenNewDeal.
We simply don’t have any other choice. If it’s radical to propose a solut… I applaud the establishment of the Select Committee, without subpoena power or the reasonable requests stated… DC + even in our own party, it‘s apparently too controversial to ask that we keep oil+gas co’s away from enviro… few weeks ago, I joined youth activists in a specific demand for a Green New Deal Committee.
It had 3 simple ele… proud of the young people across the country organizing #GreenNewDeal direct actions on their own.
They will… @IlhanMN: The youth in MN aren’t just waiting for us to act on a federal level, they are demanding change here!
Change needs to happen….RT @Ramon_Pesante: I stand with @Ocasio2018 because she reps my community and generation. @CarolynMcC: This behavior is one reason we should not let private companies be in charge of pensions. My vote is that every company sho….RT @Pappiness: Though the news often feels discouraging, the story of Mollie Tibbetts' mother taking in the child of Mexican immigrants is….Gotta love the audacity of corporate CEOs showering themselves in multimillion-dollar bonuses every year, no matter… @TheLoveBel0w: "Because we don't want to discuss how slavery evolved into Jim Crow which evolved into mass incarceration, to pretend tha….When we challenge narratives - whether from figures or media - it’s not to erode institutions, but to operate w/ th… dang 👀 my last Saturday in NYC before swearing in at the amazing @NuyoricanPoets.
I used to come here as a teen in… 💜.To all those saying we “haven’t accomplished anything,” here’s *some* of 2018:
1. Won primary while outspent 10-1… @WIRED: In 2018 we all learned how personal information can be used to influence elections, enrich hedge funds, and even catch a murder….RT @RepKClark: Coast Guard, National Park Service Rangers, Secret Service Agents and other public servants are getting advice on how not to….My mamá taught me how to deal with bullies. When I moved to a new town at a young age, I stuck out for all sorts of… original NYC taco. They had spicy jack cheese w/ thousand island slaw and were actually quite good. Chef Joel in… Twitter Announcement: my Twitter handle has changed!
Couldn’t take Ocasio2018 into the new year.
New handle is @AOC..RT @SenGianaris: Queens residents are not confused. @Ocasio2018 pushes bold change at a time people are sick of politics as usual. National….RT @wamandajd: The right-wing conspiracy theory that @Ocasio2018 is secretly wealthy reveals their deep discomfort with class mobility.
Wi….I’m also not sure why McCaskill is covering for the GOP by saying they “secretly think Trump is nuts”.
Nobody care… fact, I actually went to Missouri after my primary. I met w Ferguson activists + progressive organizers.
A cons… sure why fmr Sen. McCaskill keeps going on TV to call me a “thing” and “shiny object,” but it’s pretty disappoi… @MaraGay: Nobody puts Baby in the corner time a year ago, I was bartending while running a long-shot campaign for Congress.
That time felt so dark and… @ryangrim: The notion of living in two worlds was always, from the beginning, part of @Ocasio2018’s story. That perspective can offer in….@evanrosskatz I thought Eartha Kitt was an amazing choice. But her deliberation performance? Increíble. Almost had… > HQ2
👽 I’m cheering for you both 💜.Diverse staff isn’t simply a “nice-to-have” or a moral good, it also means better decisions bc you have empowered p… White House is starving out the island of Puerto Rico by denying the disaster recovery funds it needs.
First w…, to all these corny Republicans trying to take the Bronx away from me: where on earth do you think these cla…’re the dude whose immediate reaction to winning my primary was posting a photo of my mom’s house.
Going to pub… means a lot. Thank you!*no to
*went viral before I could fix it 🤷🏽‍♀️.In which a Republican literally tries to mansplaining *my own childhood* and life to me.
And in true mansplaining… GOP had control of the House, Senate, AND the Presidency + STILL couldn’t keep gov open.
That ineptitude means… As everyone knows, I grew up between two worlds + experienced 1st hand how a child’s zip code can shape their… @davecatanese: Right now on her Instagram feed @Ocasio2018 is cooking coconut shrimp and telling about 3,300 watchers how congressional….RT @LivingWageHI: Living wage champion @Ocasio2018 dropping knowledge on Instagram live about how the fight for a progressive agenda isn’t….@ShaneGoldmacher Thanks for joining! 😂.RT @ShaneGoldmacher: So @Ocasio2018 is talking about insider trading in Congress while taking a large knife to an onion on Instagram.
"Not….Astoria residents, please avoid 31st Street near 20th ave. More info from Councilman @Costa4NY ⬇️ @theintercept: It’s not easy raising money from small-dollar donors. Only two of the 435 members of the House of Representatives elected….We should aim to work for an America where developing our potential through college or vocational education isn’t a… movements.
Community organizers.
Neighborhood associations.
Us. @EmmaVigeland: .@Ocasio2018’s #GreenNewDeal has redefined what’s politically possible.
Two years ago, Obama wouldn’t even try for a car….@TahaMArvas Amen - this is for all of us. Thank you!.🎶 Don’t be fooled by the plaques that we got, I’m still / I’m still Alex from the Bronx 🎶 you @USRepKCastor for deciding to no longer accept fossil fuel contributions!
This is an important move that… art link: Thanks! Merry Christmas to you 🎄.True love is radical because it requires us to see ourselves in all people. Otherwise, it isn’t love.
Love is revo… @saikatc: all the anti-immigrant pundits uncomfortable with and denying that Christ’s family were refugees, too: @_pamcampos: Going to the border w a group of progressive #veterans & @Ocasio2018 NY14 organizers to respond to the #asylum crisis one o….Joy to the World!
Merry Christmas everyone - here’s to a holiday filled with happiness, family, and love for all p…¡Feliz Nochebuena everyone!.FYI: thanks to anti-net neutrality FCC Leadership, your text messages can now be monitored, censored, or blocked.… mentorship of elders is what got me here. In Latinx + Indigenous communities, elder is an honorific that doesn’… absolutely isn’t 💜
I have spoken in the past about how youth is not an embodiment of age, but of attitude - a w… age difference between myself + oldest House members is ~60yrs.
For better or worse, young people will live in…“We have to understand the emergency of the situation. Our leadership has failed us.
Young people must hold older…“Party Unity” shouldn’t refer to quieting down progressives in the face of injustice. We shouldn’t punish reps like… alert: most members of Congress are already wealthy!)
Speaking as a working class member-elect, I think i… time we have a gov shutdown, Congressional salaries should be furloughed as well.
It’s completely unacceptabl… Mose would run a Primitive Technology channel.When you realize Dwight may or may not have had a far-right YouTube Channel to challenge people to debate him 😂 @Public_Citizen: Last night, while America was distracted by a potential government shutdown, the GOP quietly passed a tax bill that gut….Thank you! 💪🏽💜’re not ready for a ‘She Wolf’ like Ilhan 😉 need to act.
We need a #GreenNewDeal. change isn’t happening in 10 years.
It’s happening now.
We need large, immediate investment NOW to protect… @_waleedshahid: Just found old footage we took at one of @Ocasio2018's first fundraisers in the Bronx last year. 😭….RT @JStein_WaPo: With $5.7B, you could:
-- Cover 852,017 uninsured Americans
-- Fund universal pre-K plan (options b/w $2B-$12B)
Gran….For the wall’s $5.7 billion, every child in America could have access to Universal Pre-K.
Yet when we propose the… 2008, just *.5%* of successful Congressional campaigns have been majority-funded by small-dollar donors.
We’… @RoKhanna: Asking Members who accept fossil fuel money to recuse themselves from climate change legislation avoids a conflict of interes….RT @MikeLevinCA: I’m proud to have been among the first members of Congress to support the #GreenNewDeal. There’s no time to wait. Excite….And just like that, GOP discovers $5.7 billion for a wall.
$5.7 billion
What if we instead added $5.7B in teacher… don’t have time to sit on our hands as our planet burns.
For young people, climate change is bigger than electi… Nielsen has no idea how many children have died under her watch, because she doesn’t *care* how many children… @RepJoeKennedy: Senate passed CR without a single objection. House could likely pass it with a veto proof majority to keep the governmen….RT @SheShouldRun: Why we need more women in office ➡️ “By keeping it real, @Ocasio2018 hopes to show others that while it may present its c….RT @NicholsUprising: The new issue of @thenation recognizes @IlhanMN and the bold newcomers to the US House as the most valuable progressiv….RT @RoKhanna: A new poll shows that 81% of Americans support the #GreenNewDeal, including 64% of Republicans.
Meanwhile, momentum for the….Fun fact: Before my primary I attended a PROMESA Board mtg, where a board member openly laughed at a PR teacher spe… are starting to realize our issues aren’t left and right, but top and bottom.
And the just solutions will c… @NYMag: What the reaction to @Ocasio2018 makes undeniable: when women gain enough political power to start behaving as men have for so l….A few classics:
- Hope in the Dark, Solnit
- Why We Can’t Wait, MLK
- The Search for Common Ground, Thurman
- Team… because we can’t drink oil
#GreenNewDeal because we can’t breathe smog
#GreenNewDeal because we can’t… ultimate end goal isn’t a Select Committee.
Our goal is to treat Climate Change like the serious, existential…’d love to! to when my niece tried to start a vlog 3 weeks before the election 😂“We live in a world in which some people are used to being able to ascend without obstacle, without challenge:
Wha…“It’s not that women haven’t had the will to respond to being stepped on by powerful men; it’s that they haven’t ha… @ryangrim: This also means @Ocasio2018 will have roughly 8 (!) hours per day more than her colleagues to spend on legislation, at hearin….RT @RBReich: Let me get this straight: Sears has $25 million laying around to pay out executives who ran the company into the ground, but d….RT @KhaledBeydoun: “The strength of women should ever be underestimated. Here we come.” ~ @RashidaTlaib @_waleedshahid: This #GreenNewDeal drawing of @Ocasio2018 is amazing. @AkshatRathi: Important Q. I hope many journalists reply. Been a while since a politician is willingly and politely engaging on the meth….@BresPolitico It literally says “Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, was not in the meeting.”.RT @transscribe: This is also a frustration of mine with DC reporting. You’ll notice my reporting rarely if ever includes anonymous sources….The story about Rep. Pallone + I getting into a “fight” in caucus was 100% false as well.
This is why public gets… It’s simply not true. The story about Pallone getting into a “fight” in caucus was completely untrue… @Yael_Shafritz It’s not true..For the record, this is the second @politico article about me in a short period of time with *0* named sources to b… Defeated a 10-term incumbent while outspent 10-1
- Travelled cross-country to build support for progressive movem… disappointment about DC is the gossip that masquerades as “reporting.”
This story has:
- Not a SINGLE named or… Fact: Our campaign has the highest rate small-donor funding of ANY House member in Congress!
Being people-fund… first policy proposal - a #GreenNewDeal to mobilize nat’l jobs + infrastructure investment to address environme… out, everyday people like it when we fight for everyday people! those who wish to support the Sunnyside fire recovery efforts, there is a relief event tonight and fund establi… is the downside of the political stunt of voting against member allowance or pay increases.
Politicians can g… blows my mind: House Ethics Rules prevent me from receiving a $100 gift card, or crashing at a place as I wait… is a terrible idea. I’ve decided to take others along with me on IG as I learn what self-care even means and why it’s important.
Fe…’m taking a few days to take care of myself before what is sure to be an eventful term.
For working people, immig… @dianelyssa: “You don’t have to wait to be perfect. You can do anything you need, you will grow through your imperfections, and you are….RT @RashidaTlaib: Your face tears into me. The adults in our country failed you. My son is 7 too. He would have hugged & played w/ you.
Y….RT @SierraClub: .@Ocasio2018 hasn’t even taken office yet and she’s already working on the most ambitious climate change—and jobs—legislati….RT @DrLeanaWen: From here on out, we want to be clear: Planned Parenthood services, from birth control to cancer screenings and abortion, a….RT @susannecraig: One of the most upsetting findings of our tax fraud investigation was that the Trump family used bogus receipts to justif….“Until you start focusing on what needs to be done, rather than what is politically possible, there is no hope.
If… @saikatc: “This is Pearl Harbor. The whole country, and whole world, has to mobilize to do this. I remember when I was a kid during Worl….GOP: “She slipped on a word during a livestream! This tweet has a typo! She’s not fit for office!”
GOP: Prints pos…’s important to be honest about the fact that US healthcare is terrible and lags far behind the modern world.
Th… to my fellow millennials to get your act together & buy insurance before tonight’s deadline.
Is open enro… @IlhanMN: Forgive easily, love deeply & share generously. Life is too beautiful & precious to give energy to negative people! "Do not en….RT @ryangrim: The border patrol systematically destroys water supplies for people walking in the desert, so that they will die or turn back….If Obama released NCAA tournament predictions, does that mean I can do the same for RPDR #AllStars4? 🤔.Had a great afternoon w/ @NYCFirstLady Chirlane McCray planning out ways to expand multilingual mental healthcare s… @simonhedlin: @Ocasio2018 Lindsey Graham on removing Bill Clinton from office: “You don’t even have to be convicted of a crime to lose y….RT @simonhedlin: @Ocasio2018 Lindsey Graham on removing Bill Clinton from office: “You don’t even have to be convicted of a crime to lose y….“You don’t need to have been convicted of a crime. Impeachment isn’t about punishment. It’s about cleansing the off…’t he impeach Bill Clinton over the same thing? by @DataProgress)....and we have #GreenNewDeal lift-off! 🌎🚀
Never underestimate the power of public imagination. you, @CoryBooker. @justicedems: "Aides to a half-dozen senators considering a 2020 campaign met with supporters of the #GreenNewDeal, an effort pushed by….RT @aurabogado: It takes me back to my endless point: with some exception, the majority of reporters at English-language papers only ever s….RT @aurabogado: I've been reporting on hieleras, the iceboxes that people (including children) who cross the border are placed in by Border….RT @GideonResnick: The Green New Deal from @Ocasio2018 + others is making an impact. Sunrise Movement says they've been meeting with reps o….RT @AyannaPressley: When we say we #BelieveSurvivors - we mean ALL survivors. #CyntoiaBrown's sentencing highlights another grave injustice….Speaking up can trigger real, substantive change.
Shout out to the journalists staying on this story and not letti… @SenSanders: This Fox News judge does a great job explaining why President Trump is in real trouble. yes, of course, it’s classic Republican “bootstrap” meritocracy: where the smartest, hardest-working, most fitti… top of paper napkins, diamond rings, & avocado toast-mortgage payments, Millennials are also Killing:
✅ Unpaid I… we talk about a #GreenNewDeal, it’s incredibly important that we don’t simply allow Oil Barons to become Energ… @voguemagazine: .@sunrisemvmt and @Ocasio2018 are trying to #SealTheDeal on a Select Committee for a #GreenNewDeal this week before the….Very thankful for @FDNY’s heroic efforts during this morning’s fire in Sunnyside.
Several people were injured and… @ByRosenberg: A new academic/Zillow study finds a relationship between rents & homelessness: As rents rise to unaffordable levels (areas….“Power really does concede nothing without a demand — not even a plan to make a plan to prevent the powerful’s own… @eisingerj: For years the GOP hammered the IRS to audit the working poor. And they do. The IRS now audits the poor more than the affluen….RT @RoKhanna: Thank you for your moral voice on this and so many issues @Ocasio2018 @errollouis: “We?” @dj_melimell Thank you 💜.How about... no.
Sometimes political media is too fixated on personalities instead of policies.
The whole countr… @erinstrout: "We all have the power to create real change, and we cannot allow ourselves to be defined by the acts of others." https://t….Daily Reminder that anytime a conservative tries to lecture us about who “knows what they’re talking about” and who… of the most impactful ways you can impact your NYC neighborhood is by joining your local community board!
Bron… are upping the ante. Now Amazon workers, INCLUDING Whole Foods employees, are teaming up w/ @RWDSU to unioni… hiring former NYC Councilmembers to be their lobbyists doesn’t change the fact that they are trying to tramp… @IlhanMN: Those threatened by the idea that people in a democracy will elect women like @RashidaTlaib and I will continue to lash out.….Kellyanne Conway has been engaged in a War on Facts since Inauguration Day.
Leveraging those who belittle my capac… Ryan’s project to “balance the budget” was always a ruse to explode the deficit with corporate tax cuts + endl… our fireside chat on w/ @TYTPolitics for a progressive agenda and a better world 💪🏽🌎
Catch it tomorrow! you so much! 💜 @jdavidgoodman: In Queens, it’s a block-by-block battle between Amazon, one of the world’s most powerful companies, and a grassroots net….RT @VanJones68: The #GreenNewDeal is smart all around. Ten years ago I founded @GreenForAll to build an inclusive green economy strong eno….RT @BoldProgressive: “I know, given the new people that we engaged in democracy, that we have restored hope for many. We have given hope to….I am so incredibly proud of @AyannaPressley. “She doesn’t know what she’s talking about!”
Also Republicans: Make ‘em sweat. @rweingarten: Not everyone can afford to work for free. Thank you @Ocasio2018 for paying interns a fair wage for a day’s work. https://t….@labesser Good luck!.When I first won, folks said we were too naive, inexperienced, and uninformed to be effective.
Yet in our first we… @justicedems: Momentum.
The media and the establishment laughed at us and called us crazy -- but now 31 Democrats have endorsed the ca….RT @AM2DM: .@errollouis explains what we know so far about the arrest of Jazmine Headley, who remains in jail after her 1-year-old son was….RT @Blarob: The political/financial power structure anointed Ryan because his ideas would help the wealthy. The same power structure malign….(Update: it’s now 140 arrests).“Officials dangled prime real estate at Amazon + offered to use eminent domain to scoop up any necessary properties… @AnandWrites: The case for something like @Ocasio2018’s Green New Deal is bolstered by Paris unrest.
Don’t solve the climate crisis by….Yesterday, @sunrisemvmt FLOODED Congress to demand our Select Committee on a #GreenNewDeal.
✅ 1,000 youth
✅ 30 arr… that we are now asking this question more regularly.
Disclosing who the lobbyists are in the conversation sho… @yeampierre: Supporting the Climate Justice Alliance is supporting the frontline from Brooklyn to the Bay & Detroit to the Gulf South-it….RT @VarshPrakash: Today was unbelievable. 1000 young people w @sunrisemvmt poured into DC from Kentucky to California, Florida to Michigan….“[Ocasio-Cortez] is in fact championing the smartest, most practical idea in US politics to address two urgent prob… standards are Paul Ryan being elected at 28 and immediately being given the benefit of his ill-considered po… @davidsirota: It’s clear that @Ocasio2018 and @sunrisemvmt understand the stakes & are prepared to lead this fight. The big question is….RT @eschor: As activists gather on the Hill to tout @Ocasio2018-backed Green New Deal, some 2020 contenders are making moves:
-Sanders eye….RT @MarisaKabas: I love this caption a whole lot. Thanks for celebrating Hannukah with all of us, @Ocasio2018. Kelly was straight up exposed for lying about @RepWilson in comments aimed at discrediting her.
He absolutel… @ezraklein: In each of the five years preceding Paul Ryan's speakership, annual deficits fell. In each of the three years since he's bee….RT @ajplus: Hundreds of environmental activists from The Sunrise Movement are protesting at the Capitol today. They want lawmakers to suppo….Our motto: Give people the respect of your honest opinion, and always meet them where they’re at.
Thanks. @IamLuisGuzman: ESOOOOOOO!!!!!! anything, the stories of our ancestry give us windows of opportunity to lean into others, to seek them out, and… because one concrete identity may not be how we think of ourselves today, nor how we were raised, it doesn’t m… everyone jumps one me - yes, culture isn’t DNA.
But to be Puerto Rican is to be the descendant of:
African… to humanity that NOT 👏🏽ONE 👏🏽DIME 👏🏽 should go towards funding the human rights abuses of this administration.… @bradlander: Celebrating the 8th night of Hannukah w/ @Ocasio2018 and @JFREJNYC!
Alexandria spoke abt our need for resilience & light a….🗣 Show me what democracy looks like! /
👥 THIS is what democracy looks like! appreciate this, Haley.
Thank you for owning up to this and apologizing in a real and authentic way. Means a lot. I can never turn down an opportunity to try a new dance! 💃🏽 a beautiful and touching evening we shared tonight for our community Chanukah celebration.
Thank you Rabbi Mi… @ASlavitt: I couldn’t agree more with this.
We must provide transparent factual resources to policymakers by bringing people in front o….Here is your Twitter Prescriptivism Prize 🏆 while you’re at it, try capitalizing my name next time. time to be courageous is NOW. Join the citizen climate mass action tomorrow with @sunrisemvmt:… want to let you all know that your advocacy & protests are working.
In a conversation about national security la… is going to be a massive climate action for the #GreenNewDeal tomorrow, Dec 10th.
Join this moment and tell… @RepJayapal: This is exactly why I chose not to attend this same orientation session when I came in as a new Member. I think I was in a….This Harvard session has been going on for new Congressmembers since the 70s.
This year we heard things like “the… wholesome NYC moment of the day: our Jackson Heights Christmas Tree 🎄 + Menorah 🕎 lighting, with local… @brianschatz: Dear NBC, you are doing it again. This is not some minor media criticism or partisan complaint. You have become a vector f….Somewhere along the line, people in positions of influence decided that Flint water, Bronx air, or poor schools WER…’m not sure, but maybe we can look into establishing GrinchCon - a tea + coffee crawl where people can spread peac… It’s all good! Now we have the chance to make change :).I spent a lot of time this week listening to Corporate CEOs tell us what’s not possible.
So this morning I went to… justice isn’t solely about climate change.
Just look at:
- Flint water
- Bronx air
- Appalachian min… @neal_katyal: CNN's @JeffreyToobin gets it exactly right: This is the first time in our lives that a President's own DOJ -- not some spe….Common Defense is a national movement of progressive military veterans organizing to protect our values at home.
N…, Michael Moates (@freedom_moates)!
You can run from your misogyny, but you can’t hide.
And @dcexaminer can’t… to say we have now organized twenty-two members in support of our Select Committee on a Green New Deal.… of the most important people in movements are the early adopters. They are the risk-takers, the ones who stand… @nprpolitics: Only three members of Congress currently pay their interns a $15 wage: Sen. Bernie Sanders, Democratic Sen. Doug Jones and….Whoah - looks like our Congressional orientation had a lot more lobbyists than we thought.
This is not okay. Lobby… you @RepEspaillat - that’s now *22* members organized in support of Select Committee on a #GreenNewDeal, and…! A Republican journalist calling me the B-word as he deliberately misinterprets my statement.
Awesome job. How… the GOP crying that this is a “threat” - I don’t have power to subpoena anybody.
Congress as a body, GOP inclu…’t say I didn’t warn the GOP ahead of time.
🙅🏽‍♀️ BX all day 🙅🏽‍♀️ have noticed that Junior here has a habit of posting nonsense about me whenever the Mueller investigation heats u… @AFLCIO: ✉️ [searches through emails] Can't seem to find an invitation for any of our officers to this event. ✉️
✊🏽 Freshmen, hit us up….RT @kerrywashington: Yes! @RashidaTlaib and @Ocasio2018 speaking truth to power. Sharing the NEEDED #BTS of our democracy at work. So grate….RT @Deb4CongressNM: So proud to share the room with @Malala, recipient of the 2018 Gleitsman Activist Award. When asked what she would say….RT @nowthisnews: ‘If we’re not pushing the chips in every single time … we’re not gonna get the change we need.’ — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez….When I said that our organizing doesn’t end with an election, I meant it. @andiemer: "But if the task of addressing global warming means that they get a job, and training, and health insurance along the way? Su….RT @davidsirota: Things finally seem to be changing. As I said before, people like @RashidaTlaib & @Ocasio2018 are beginning to expose the….RT @MazzucatoM: Over last year spoke to ⁦@Ocasio2018⁩ several times about turning climate change into a ‘directed’ growth opportunity, fram….Our “bipartisan” Congressional orientation is cohosted by a corporate lobbyist group. Other members have quietly ex… @RashidaTlaib: Gary Cohen, former CEO Goldman Sachs addressing new members of Congress today: "You guys are way over your head, you don'….Right now Freshman members of Congress are at a “Bipartisan” orientation w/ briefings on issues.
Invited panelists…“If we’re not pushing our chips in every time we have the chance, then we’re not going to get the change we need fa… @RepSwalwell: The #NC9 election appears to have been rife with fraud. The winner cannot credibly be seated in Congress. There should be….RT @marceelias: URGENT: The North Carolina GOP now has a bill that appears aimed at obstructing a fair investigation of the NC-9 election f….RT @saikatc: .@Ocasio2018 makes me believe what Arundhati Roy said: “Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day,….@RashidaTlaib & I popped out to be there for @AyannaPressley’s last day as a Boston City Councilwoman.
It was incr… @NaureenAkhter: For all the naysayers who were skeptical of AOC for her lack of experience - she now has buy-in from 20 of her colleague….🔥 Dang, @BostonGlobe!
“Instead some of the 1st real glimmers of hope ... staked out a strategy that doesn’t sound… Thank you! ✨.RT @nowthisnews: ‘The only way we are going to get out of this situation is by choosing to be courageous.’ — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez https….This is true! The fund is $20,000 per member for interns (we can have 4 interns max at a time - DC & district).
Th… If I’m not mistaken, this information is publicly disclosed for all members..There’s a little wiggle room - everyone isn’t given the same exact amount, but it’s pretty close. If you’re from a… member of Congress gets around $1.2 million (give or take a bit) for their entire operating budget. That’s sup… to walk the walk.
Very few members of Congress actually pay their interns. We will be one of them. @SenMarkey: So excited to have a partner in the House in @Ocasio2018 who is ready to work on the bold, transformational action on #Clima….RT @NydiaVelazquez: Proud to join @Ocasio2018 & @sunrisemvmt in calling for a #GreenNewDeal & a Congressional Climate Commission. We cannot….And the Green New Deal train🚂 keeps🚂 chugging!🚂
Rep. @NydiaVelazquez has become the 1st incoming House Committee C… you whine about minimum wage, you whine that although businesses need to pay a min price for every other input… what I DON’T want is for our public funds to be funding freebie helipads for Amazon + robber baron billionaires… should respect a person’s station in life, including working people + parents. It’s ludicrous that we tax War… robber barons, I have no problem paying taxes & contributing to society. I’m a 1st gen kid that @ 29 w no ki… is “worried that the [NYC] opposition has become so intense that the deal could be endangered” - so now they… years we‘ve ignored Flint water, Native treaties, Appalachian miners, Bronx kids w/ asthma, California wildfire… @amanda_farnan: “From the most vulnerable, to the most powerful” @Ocasio2018 speaking on how we must create jobs and build a sustainable….RT @sunrisemvmt: “We need a #JustTransition—for families in Puerto Rico suffering from climate disaster, and for coal miners in West Virgin….Here we go!
Climate Change Town Hall starting NOW: love the rich irony of Congressmen asking “How are you going to pay for it?” suddenly grow awfully quiet when…🔥🔥 when Nobel Prize-winning economists get in on roasting GOP bullies 🔥🔥’s on - #GreenNewDeal is now picking up steam in the Senate.
I had an incredible time with @SenMarkey today, tak…’t forget: LIVE Climate Change Town Hall TONIGHT at 7pm EST.
We’ll be joining @BernieSanders, @xiuhtezcatl,… is unjust for Congress to budget a living wage for ourselves, yet rely on unpaid interns & underpaid overworked… @luckytran: This @Ocasio2018 story actually gets cooler: For winning 2nd place in the @intel global science fair, @MIT named an asteroid….This week I went to dive spot in DC for some late night food. I chatted up the staff.
SEVERAL bartenders, managers… got you! 💪🏽💜 @Josh_Moon: I have heard a lot of Alabama voters poke fun at Ocasio-Cortez, but let's be real: no one in Congress better represents the….Thank you, @RepJayapal.
It shouldn’t have to take a member of Congress physically showing up herself to get ICE t… @Ocasio2018: Now:
- GOP VP candidate (fmr)
- Sitting GOP US Senator
- GOP Governor (fmr)
- US Senator that killed the Public Option
- En….@TheNation: “DoD has literally been making up numbers in its reports to Congress— knowing that Congress would rely…
- GOP VP candidate (fmr)
- Sitting GOP US Senator
- GOP Governor (fmr)
- US Senator that killed the Public Opt… there’s no edit button, choose your tweet:
“We’ve been here before” (place)
“We’ve done it before” (act)
“We’… Green New Deal will take a level of ambition + innovation on the scale of the moon landing. We’ve been done it be… so fast, @ReaganBattalion 🤗
(When the right doesn’t apologize to me for their nonsense, I tweet receipts:🧾) up wrong - Medicare for All costs $32T over TEN years.
Most budget + policy proposals are quoted for thei… Sameach to our loved Jewish families + neighbors in the Bronx, Queens and across the country!
May our hea…$21 TRILLION of Pentagon financial transactions “could not be traced, documented, or explained.”
$21T in Pentagon…, we have for-profit “death panels” now: they are companies + boards saying you’re on your own bc they won’… don’t want overly complicated choice between pricey, low-quality plans.
We want an affordable solution that…, pretty sure one Dante’s Circles of Hell includes scrolling through a mirror-hall of agonizingly similar healt… @MikeLevinCA: This walkway is just down the street from my house, and it just fell into the Pacific Ocean.
Those denying basic climate….In my on-boarding to Congress, I get to pick my insurance plan.
As a waitress, I had to pay more than TWICE what I…“Use social media to teach & inspire instead of incite & complain.” - love that thought! Thank you. Thank you for tuning in!.RT @DeviRuia: okay Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is literally eating instant mac and cheese with a coffee stirrer while breaking down congressio….RT @ryepastrami: "I want more fidelity between Congress, the [Democratic] Party and working class people," @Ocasio2018 says on Instagram be….“She sticks to principles, encourages allies, fact-checks false accusations, and raises money for worthy causes.… @rezaaslan: Hey Lyndsey Graham. What were you blabbering to @Ocasio2018 about again?, we compared the effort of a Green New Deal to these movements bc that is the scale of ambition, social ju… @AyannaPressley: A #GreenNewDeal is about more than natural resources & good jobs. It’s about protecting our most precious commodities:….I am so very, very honored to organize shoulder-to-shoulder with the incredible veterans at @commondefense.
We’ve… justice isn’t only about climate change - it’s also about just quality of air, of water, of food.
We… enough, one of the compounds I tested yielded unusually promising results for cellular health + C. elegan lif… @nick_sobczyk: Today's Zinke spat aside, Grijalva is trying to get @Ocasio2018 to serve on the Natural Resources Committee because "she….Right-wing journalists after seeing me wear a white button down shirt after Labor Day:💜 stand on the shoulders of giants.
I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for her.
Happy birthday, Shirley Chisholm. @NBCLatino: .@Ocasio2018, diverse lawmakers prioritize climate change with 'Green New Deal'
"Our lives are on the line," says Rep.-elec….RT @IlhanMN: Blessed to lead with these amazing social justice warriors! #weready 💪🏽 you didn’t cut off quote, you’d see this is about the GREEN NEW DEAL+showing that candidates who run daring camp… @NBCLatino: At a Capitol news conference, Rep.-elect @Ocasio2018 Ocasio-Cortez spoke of a push to make climate change a priority for the….RT @blkahn: Momentum keeps building for @Ocasio2018's Green New Deal with new supporters signing on today and actions in the works https://….Hell yeah we do!
Thank you @RepRaulGrijalva 💜💪🏽“A Green New Deal will actually help the economy by stimulating productivity, job growth and consumer spending.”… @Public_Citizen: .@IlhanMN on #HR1: Our voters didn’t send us to Congress to just resist. They want us to insist on a set of values. We….(According to the office of Architect of the Capitol: “Various gyrations and dances are encouraged... as they are k… said my Sana Sana... and got number 40! (Lowest is 85) @barbarasprunt: Told @Ocasio2018 her high heels are amazing but if she gets a bad number in the #officelottery she's gonna have to switc….I’m in a room where Congressmembers-elect are about to draw our lottery numbers for new offices.
Someone light a v… @AyannaPressley: Album dropping 1/3/19 @Ocasio2018 @IlhanMN @Deb4CongressNM @sharicedavids @vgescobar for the planet, fight for our lives.
Let’s do this 🌎 @JoeNeguse: Excited to work with @Ocasio2018 @sunrisemvmt in Congress pushing for the #GreenNewDeal! it again for the people in the Senate’ve been getting approached by my Democratic colleagues all morning about the Green New Deal.
We’re in huddles al… said she’d “be on the front row” at a “public hanging” and won a Senate seat.
The GOP admits belo… American Revolutionary @RoKhanna: For over a year, I have been pushing to end U.S. involvement in Yemen.
I have invoked the War Powers Act twice but Republica….RT @AyannaPressley: The Hyde Amendment disproportionately impacts low-income women, women of color, immigrants, and young people who rely o….RT @JStein_WaPo: Last night @RepLloydDoggett, Texas Dem on Ways and Means, told me he agrees with @Ocasio2018 and @RoKhanna position that D….WAY back, when I 1st started my campaign, a working mom (@jubileefilms) asked if she could film me + other working… @repblumenauer: .@NWGSDPDX, look who loves your sign — @Ocasio2018!
These are the values we will be fighting for!….I was pumped! A local grassroots women’s group gave @repblumenauer a flag poster, and also asked him to give one to… was pumped! A local grassroots women’s group gave @repblumenauer a flag poster, and also asked him to give one to… @KatieOWrites: What Is This Green New Deal Anyway? .@Ocasio2018 hasn’t even taken office yet and she’s already working on the most ambit….RT @RepJayapal: Next time, @Ocasio2018 and I are going to cook my fav Indian dishes in the instapot. 🔥🔥imagine what #goodtrouble we'll cook….RT @RepSwalwell: For 2 years, @realDonaldTrump has boasted about the stock market. That’s great...if you’re invested in it. But almost half….RT @HelenBrosnan: Seeing on instagram @Ocasio2018 and @RepJayapal having dinner (soup, to be exact) genuinely warms my heart. Can only imag…..@IlhanMN and I both arrived at Congressional Orientation today... wearing the same outfit 😂👯‍♀️ LOVING how these Queens & Bronx kids are repping NY-14 style!
They were all featured in “48 of the Cool… you, Rep. @chelliepingree!
Maine is a breathtakingly beautiful state. Thank you for standing up to protect… @robferdman: Three hours after Lindsey Graham tried to mansplain Holocaust Museums to @Ocasio2018, the Auschwitz Museum chimed in https:….RT @VanityFair: “They don’t know how to deal with me,” @Ocasio2018 says, describing the right’s obsession. “They’re not even pretending to….RT @jbendery: Interesting take on how critics of @Ocasio2018 expose the ugly truth about being working class and poor in America.
"If you’….Two weeks ago, we took a risk to support @sunrisemvmt‘s demand for Dems put climate change at the top of our agenda…*14 Democrats*(!) have now signed on to support a Green New Deal Select Committee that:
1. Is mandated to draft Gr… @RoKhanna: No major corporation should be allowed to buyback stock unless they:
✅ Pay all employees at least $15 per hour
✅ Allow empl….RT @RedHourBen: @Ocasio2018 @LindseyGrahamSC Just to add into this, I would say that @LindseyGrahamSC go visit Guatemala as I did earlier t….RT @Ocasio2018: Asking to be considered a refugee & applying for status isn’t a crime.
It wasn’t for Jewish families fleeing Germany.
It w….While we’re recommending museums @LindseyGrahamSC, I heard your “joke” about ethnic DNA preferences last month.
P… @NicholasFerroni: @SebGorka, the @AuschwitzMuseum just supported @Ocasio2018’s reference, not yours. @RepBarbaraLee: The tear-gassing of women and children at the border is an atrocity. It’s a violation of human rights. And it is a grote….You were forced out of the Trump Admin for saying white supremacists were “not the problem” days before Neo-Nazis i… @cmclymer: And thank god @Ocasio2018 is an elected official who actually applies our history to identify our worst impulses instead of u…..@LindseyGrahamSC, the point of such a treasured museum is to bring its lessons to present day.
This administratio… if instead of sending 5k troops to the border, we had sent 5k caseworkers to review + process visa application… @jorgeramosnews: Aquí está una solución. En lugar de tirarles gases y prevenir que soliciten asilo, EU podría procesar a cientos de refu….RT @missanabeem: It is very important that, when we report on the "caravan," we (the news media) use the right words: They are not "migrant….RT @DanRather: When someone starts an argument with "I'm not a scientist, but..." maybe we should stop listening to them weighing in on sci….RT @TheLoveBel0w: "We write unlimited blank checks for war, we JUST wrote a 2 trillion dollar check for the GOP tax cut and NOBODY asks tho….- Be yourself. Don’t let the boxes limit you.
- We care about people more than what’s on your resume. If you are a… Applications just opened: Ep. 2“Many Americans today cannot believe this happened. How could this country, with its culture, with its politics, wi… about murder?
Also, do you not want to talk about how anti-immigration laws didn’t exist in the United States…’s immigrant and refugee communities prove over and over again that the impossible can be made possible.
Th… to be considered a refugee & applying for status isn’t a crime.
It wasn’t for Jewish families fleeing Germa… about if
a) You aren’t a scientist; or
b) Have no interest in citing scientific consensus on climate change; or… Trump’s nominee to head **Council on Enviro Quality** deployed the phrase “I am not a scientist” to qualify i…’ve been saying this repeatedly for quite some time. It’s their “get out of jail free” card for peddling pseudo… anyone else noticed that “I am not a scientist” is the new cliche prelude for lobbyists & fossil fuel interests… Conservative Pundits Do:
✅ Name-Call
✅ Echo conspiracy theories
✅ Mock others intelligence, appearance, stor… @tribelaw: I’m with @Ocasio2018 on climate change. I have four grandkids, two living on each coast. Two live not as far as I’d like from….Priorities. Aspirational Goals: Push the limits of what’s possible.
2. Nuts + Bolts: Our lives are on the line. We shouldn’t… @howiestanger: 2 signs that @sunrisemvmt and @Ocasio2018 are changing what is politically possible:
1. Policy aimed @ the scale of th….RT @jonfavs: Devastation within our lifetimes, and certainly the lifetimes of children born today.
A Green New Deal shouldn’t be viewed a….Non-alcoholic Ginger Beer could work here instead of whiskey! 🍻
(Mocktail experts, feel free to weigh in) @BuzzFeedNews: We’re obsessed with @Ocasio2018's Instagram because it feels like the way we’d act if we got elected to Congress, writes….RT @MMViverito: The danger is real. Our inaction deadly.
This thread is a must read & substantiates @Ocasio2018 call for a #GreenNewDeal.….Insurance groups are recommending GoFundMe as official policy - where customers can die if they can’t raise the goa…’t worry, Fox News has made it clear that they are far superior to + more intelligent than me, who they’ve calle… @RepJayapal: Deeply misguided and unfortunate comment from someone who must know better., I am aware you can be bilingual and not speak Spanish. Thank you for your contribution..(For our monolingual friends, just play Mariah Carey’s “Obsessed” here instead).🎶 No, no es amor/
Lo que tú sientes, se llama obsesión 🎶 @LucyWins2018: My son was murdered exactly six years ago to date. Every year, I am reminded that the title “reluctant activist” is painf….People are going to die if we don’t start addressing climate change ASAP.
It’s not enough to think it’s “important… @AlexSteffen: "It would be an abrogation of our responsibility to society if we remained quiet in the face of such a grave threat."
Gre….This fight has already started to gain momentum, from $0 in severance to a $20 million concession.
But that’s nowh… you to the incredible organizers at @riseupretail and the courageous Bronx residents who came together to tel… Black Friday, ask #VornadoRealty⁩+others to pay Toys R Us employees the severance they were promised.… The “Problem Solvers Caucus” is the one presenting the rules demand.
Those that signed the letter spe… Dems are choosing to hold the entire 220+ caucus hostage if we don’t accept their GOP-friendly rules that will ha…“All I want is for people to have healthcare.
I want kids to go to college.
I want our climate to be saved from cat…’m fine being called a bull in a china shop, because politics that answers to special interests more than the Amer… cousin and her husband gave me a ride home after our family’s Thanksgiving dinner tonight.
As I was getting out… @QueensLibrary: Free eMagazines, songs, movies & more are available for download, even when we're closed! Here are some suggestions. htt….RT @CatalinaCruzNY: Me entristece profundamente el fallecimiento inesperado de @SenatorPeralta. Dedicó su vida al servicio de nuestra comun….Deeply shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of NY Sen. Jose Peralta last night.
He was a beloved member of… @KateAronoff: AOC baking cookies and wearing a Sunrise shirt and talking about company towns from West Virginia coal country to colonial….RT @micahwimmer: Currently watching the latest Instagram live story from @Ocasio2018 and she addressed a question I asked on faith and poli….RT @Joshua_4_WA: @Ocasio2018 said on her Instagram live stream she saw all the Republicans getting off their bus at orientation and that's….RT @ryepastrami: "I think that our culture has become so obsessed with winning that people forget to ask themselves if what they're doing i….RT @BetoORourke: Saudi Arabia must be held accountable. There must be consequences. There must be justice..RT @justicedems: A new generation of leadership in the Democratic Party and America. ✊🏾💜🇺🇸 dissonance is Republican commentators stalking, doctoring, + editing my casual livestreams out of context… @saikatc: I love how 'confounding' it is that @Ocasio2018 is literally just doing exactly what she's said she would do ever since she st….Get ‘em! 💪🏽 you, Yvette @ysimpsonpower! @DavidpStein: “calls for a Green New Deal help tie solutions to the climate crisis to the promise of a stronger and more equitable econo….I was among the first to say that Lee is my ideal Speaker, because I so admire her progressive record, tenacity, an… that same spirit and desire for new leadership, and to ensure that an ambitious, progressive, + intersectional a… are many issues where the Leader and I disagree.
I was one of only 2 Dems (w/ @RoKhanna) to go on the record… @KimothyJoy Thank you! 💜💜.I hope that we can move swiftly to conclude this discussion about party positions, so that we can spend more time d… agree that our party should, and must, evolve our leadership.
But changed leadership should reflect an actual, e… the challenges to Leader Pelosi are coming from her right, in an apparent effort to make the party even more co… @kelseykeith: The steep cost of @Ocasio2018's move to DC raises a prescient issue: an economically diverse Congressional leadership —> g….This is what the Progressive movement is all about: having the political courage to stand up to private interests f… @RashidaTlaib: We all lose when we shift our public dollars away from our schools & city services, and into for-profit development. Corp….From Minnesota to NYC, everyday people all over the country are organizing to resist Amazon’s predatory practices o… @jessicaramos: “Do we prioritize the needs of massive corporations or those of everyday people?”
@RonTKim and I argue that canceling st….Source:’s something actually worth airtime talking about:
Half of the jobs in America pay less than $18/hour. had such a fun experience.
I was meeting a friend this evening and the back of house folks were super excite…🔥🔥🔥 @RoKhanna: I’m so energized by all the young people flooding Congressional offices across the country today in support of @Ocasio2018’s….For those who need their jokes explained to them: surprise! This tweet thread is humorous!
The 😂 emoji in the ori… @billmckibben: Hey everyone--at 300 congressional offices across America today, young people are showing up to ask their Reps to get be….@vazykov Yes.For those asking who’s the other one: Lieberman (😂).Now that’s *TWO* fallen GOP Vice Pres candidates going after a freshman Congresswoman that’s not even sworn in yet.… @Ocasio2018: While we‘re discussing personal finances: Trump’s tax dodges represent millions of dollars taken from schoolchildren, teach….Never did I switch, story stayed the same/
I did this on my own, I made this a lane
Mood never had a problem showin' y'all the real me/
Hair when it's messed up, crib when it's filthy/
Way-before-the-de… @NickBarnets: This is why we want to see Trump’s tax’s returns. Why I, as a tax paying New Yorker, want to see how much money he’s taken….RT @KateHoit: Grew up on food stamps. Moved around (a lot). Worked since 16. Lost our home after Iraq deployment—paid for my mom to get an….While we‘re discussing personal finances: Trump’s tax dodges represent millions of dollars taken from schoolchildre… actual fear driving the attacks on my clothes, my checking account, my rent, isn’t that these folks are scared… dad died when I was 18, my mom scrubbed toilets + drove drove schoolbuses, I bartended to help her, and still wo… Ocasio spent this morning with @FeedingNYC having fun & packing over 6,000 Thanksgiving meals for families in… you! Great & wide-ranging conversation tonight with @chrislhayes on #inners.
Continue to be inspired by… those pointing out that these are tweets, the source image originated on @facebook & is spreading to other pla… @sunrisemvmt: This is a historic moment in our country. The #GreenNewDeal is revolutionary and @Ocasio2018+@justicedems's proposal for a….^^ also to mention that this isn’t an issue confined to FB - @Twitter struggles with hate speech + fake accounts as… @IlhanMN 💪🏽💜.RT @RashidaTlaib: I love what you always tell me when I worry about the hateful attacks on you.
"I survived war, I can survive this." @Ilh….That the right is mobilizing fake quotes, conspiracies + outright hatred, particularly on Congresswomen of color, s… will never forget that one of the first recurring donations to my campaign was $1/month from a dishwasher in New… @kari_paul: Rising rents fueled by Amazon's HQ2 in NYC expected to push 800+ people into homelessness https://t.….RT @JaredHuffman: I welcome the energy/urgency from @Ocasio2018 & @sunrisemvmt in proposing #GreenNewDeal. I support that & will also keep….RT @WakeUp2Politics: No matter your opinion on @Ocasio2018, her Instagram stories make for fascinating viewing. She's currently talking abo….Lucy McBath is a hero.
After losing her son to gun violence, she ran for Congress against her NRA incumbent. She… yes, God forbid a diverse, working-class district (that more accurately represents modern America) actually have… @Grace4NY: I've previously introduced legislation to make Election Day a national holiday and make voting more accessible for all Americ….The kids are alright 💜 Ok you got it.RT @ALIGNny: Shout out to @Ocasio2018 for repping the shirt for our @donttrashnyc campaign on her livestream!
Mouctar Diallo, the African….Love for Teamsters, love for labor, love for the working class 💜 @RBraceySherman: .@Ocasio2018 is talking about the problem with cash bail while cutting chipotle chilis and making dinner. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽….Real-time*.RT @adamgolub: I am completely absorbed by @Ocasio2018's live story on Instagram right now. She's cooking dinner, answering questions, and….Maybe instead of Republicans drooling over every minute of footage of me in slow-mo, waiting to chop up word slips… you for your leadership, @JaredHuffman!
Your expertise, experience, and courage to take on fossil fuels is… @AsyaPikovsky: .@Ocasio2018 signaled how she'd govern this week, using an organizer's inside-outside approach to push the bounds of what….RT @michelleruiz: What ⁦@Ocasio2018⁩ is doing on Twitter and Instagram isn’t just cool and fun (although it is!). It also means a lot to a….While I would disagree with your complaint that Americans get too much vacation time (we work some of the longest h… @sunrisemvmt: This is the resolution for a select committee on a #GreenNewDeal @Ocasio2018 and our movement are demanding @NancyPelosi &….@anildash @kenjilopezalt 🤗.@anildash @kenjilopezalt I just made masala last week and it came out great! I used this recipe: Thank you! Looks amazing..Ok y’all, I need your help finding really good instant pot recipes for our IG Live conversations.
Can you post you… Oh you know I will.How is Columbus Day a holiday but Election Day not?.RT @sunrisemvmt: Here’s the video of civil rights icon ⁦@repjohnlewis⁩ voicing support for ⁦@Ocasio2018⁩’s House Select Committee for a #Gr….The revolution doesn’t wait for business casual 💁🏽‍♀️👷🏻‍♀️👨🏿‍🏫 @IlhanMN: No one puts a scarf on my head but me. It’s my choice—one protected by the first amendment.
And this is not the last ban I’m….Representation matters.
Little girls everywhere are watching, from the Bronx and beyond.
Thank you to… @DemocracyNowEs: “Esto no es sólo una campaña o un día de elecciones. Esto es un movimiento, un movimiento más amplio por la justicia so….RT @shaunking: Do this. I want you to run.
I’ll support you all the way. Let’s change the system from the inside out right there alongsid….RT @ryangrim: I think one thing that’s overlooked about what @Ocasio2018 did last week is the height of the risk involved. She took a real….RT @Sarahmduckett: I just tweeted at key Congressional Leaders to create a real climate plan and support @Ocasio2018's special committee to….9 Reps have already signed on. Call & @ them too to thank them and say you support the move.
Positive reinforcemen… contact here:
@ your Rep on Twitter or comment on an existing tweet of theirs. Call t… @JoeNeguse: As a millennial, I firmly believe #climatechange is the defining issue of our time. Proud to join @Ocasio2018 & others in pu….Straight 🔥 from @RoKhanna: @graceblakeley: Me for the @NewStatesman: Ocasio-Cortez’s plan for a Green New Deal succeeds in politicising climate change where the cl….Tell her I applaud her courage!
Restaurant workers make great public servants, because we are used to long hours,…^ Excellent piece by @AnandWrites).While there isn’t enough money for hot water in NYCHA, we’re giving $3 billion away to Amazon.
“Ocasio-Cortez call… @Ocasio2018: Can confirm, I was terrified.
But then I visited those kids at @sunrisemvmt, some of whom were just 16, 17 years old, & we….RT @AlexCKaufman: scoop: 2 New York Democrats, @RepMaloney and @RepJoseSerrano, are backing @Ocasio2018's Green New Deal resolution, joinin….Today, 2pm ⬇️ @hunterw: Peak New York: Amazon is being given land in Queens that was supposed to go for affordable housing. Now 1,500 homes are off th….Can confirm, I was terrified.
But then I visited those kids at @sunrisemvmt, some of whom were just 16, 17 years o… you’re a strong progressive leader in your community and committed to getting money out of politics, I want you… @tminsberg: Yearbooks. Planning books. Tours. Swag bags. Snacks. Class photos. Tours.
@Ocasio2018 is bringing her 661k Instagram follo….Now we’ve gone from 6 Congressmembers to *7* who’ve signed into the #GreenNewDeal Select Committee resolution!
Tha…“It is never, really, about the clothes. It is about belonging. It is about power.”
- @megangarber you for your courageous leadership, @RoKhanna. @davidsirota: In 72 hours it’s gone from @Ocasio2018 is crazy for asking Dems to take a global apocalypse seriously, to Dems stampeding….“What she’s saying is, ‘Hey, develop these skills alongside of me and we will be a community, we’ll be a force,’” P… Tuesday, we received criticism for supporting youth activists urging Democrats for stronger action on climate ch… @YonahLieberman: “We need to be real about these fights. Everyone knows they’re important, but we need to make them urgent.” - @Ocasio20….These are the incredible young activists that have been pushing all week to create change & secure support for the… @RepKClark: Well, no one's mistaking me for an intern these days, but I've definitely been stopped from going to the floor of the House….RT @JuanMaBenitez: Think whatever you want about @Ocasio2018, but I'm so impressed by how ready she is for the unprecedented daily onslaugh….The reason journos from @FoxNews to @dcexaminer can’t help but obsess about my clothes, rent, or mischaracterize re… @Julietilsen: This is my new congresswoman and I, a white, queer, cis, Jewish woman couldn't be any better represented than I am by @Ilh….Advocates for the deaf community hit me up to connect me with tools (i.e. Clipomatic) to better serve all of us.… @brynnaquillin: I legitimately got excited watching @Ocasio2018 flip through her freshman members book and describe each activity of ori….RT @EvanDGotlib: Since we're all talking about coats this morning now is a good time to remember a lot of people don't have them. This is a….Rep-elect @JoeNeguse of Colorado signing onto the #GreenNewDeal Select Committee proposed by Leader Pelosi.
Thank… you for continuing to fight for our future, @repjohnlewis, and taking the brave step of supporting the… @AyannaPressley: At home in MA what I’m hearing about most is the need to lead on addressing gun violence, compassionate immigration ref….RT @CynthiaNixon: On behalf of our children Max, Charlie and Sam, thank you @Ocasio2018 and Sunrise. This is why we need millennials in the….RT @Spacekatgal: Overjoyed with the leadership we’re seeing from @Ocasio2018 on the #newgreendeal. The truth is, the status quo has failed….RT @shek_krishnan: This critical lawsuit exposes the inhumane practices of ICE right here in NY. ICE is locking people up and throwing away….RT @RepJayapal: This is critical to advancing progressive change!
We are pleased that Leader Pelosi shares our commitment to ensuring tha….RT @RepJayapal: Keep pushing it, sister. You do it for all us. We all do. #WithYou #LightOverDark @Ocasio2018 @Dictionarycom: Girl. Noun. A female child, from birth to full growth.
E.g. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is not a girl.….RT @rmc031: so @politico updated its story with her tweet, but didn't include the part with her saying "this is completely false" and kept….RT @AnandWrites: I interviewed @Ocasio2018 today for @NewYorker, and she got so busy discussing Amazon, taxes, contract law, public housing….Oh, does @eScarry think he can delete his misogyny without an apology?
I don’t think so. You’re a journalist - rea… @dmedin11: This collective meltdown by some conservatives over @Ocasio2018 -judging her attire and demeaning her for her not being wealt….Had* 😊.*and by direct interaction, I mean I didn’t share a conversation. I did say hello and he is very kind!.This is completely false - I never even have a direct interaction with him today.
When did Politico turn into TMZ? @ShutUpAndrosky: i am genuinely overjoyed that @Ocasio2018 immediately went to D.C. and started agitating for climate action, plus inclu…..@Seinfeld2000 here is the episode you asked for @kenklippenstein: Ocasio-Cortez's superpower is making conservatives admit that they think only rich people should have clothes and hous….If I walked into Congress wearing a sack, they would laugh & take a picture of my backside.
If I walk in with my b… I walked into Congress wearing a sack, they would laugh & take a picture of my backside.
If I walk in with my b… @saikatc: Here is the draft resolution @Ocasio2018, @sunrisemvmt and @justicedems is proposing to create a committee that has a goal to….That’s because we’re on the people’s side. 💪🏽💜 @bxprogressives: Carry on @Ocasio2018, we have your back. proposal isn’t a flash point for the leader - it’s a flash point for our party.
We need to act on climate cha… @Andy_Levin: Hanging with my sister colleagues-in-training and inspiring new leaders of our country, @Deb4CongressNM of NM and @Ocasio20….What’s up with that?.When I respectfully join young people in an action promoting climate action while encouraging leadership decisions,… @RanaForoohar: @Ocasio2018 is absolutely correct to take on Amazon; subsidies paid by cities to large companies aren't the way to real g….Finding common ground doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your values.
This is one example. you Bobby! 💜 @franklinleonard: Highly recommend following @Ocasio2018’s Instagram story chronicle of her Congressperson frosh orientation. A glimpse….- Dem Spouse + Member luncheon were at the same time today. I was sent to spouse event.
- Last night I was stopped… @RepRoKhanna: It’s shameful that @SpeakerRyan and House Republicans denied Congress the chance to do our constitutional duty while milli….Thank you, @SenGillibrand. @RepTedDeutch: • Automatic voter registration
• Stronger Voting Rights Act
• Fair maps
• Higher ethical standards for Congress & the WH….RT @mehdirhasan: Hey US media folks, here, I would argue immodestly, is how you interview a Trump supporter on Trump's lies:….RT @Grace4NY: 🙄🤦‍♀️ I STILL get stopped in the halls and confused for a spouse or an intern. This is what happens when you're a young WOC i….@Grace4NY Thank you, @Grace4NY! Honored to join an NY delegation of strong women changing the norm. 💪🏽💜.RT @ELLEmagazine: After making history in the midterm elections, @ocasio2018 is using Instagram stories to lift the veil on Congress. https….BX in the building! @UPIPhotos: Representative-elects @Ocasio2018, @DebbieforFL & @Abby4Iowa huddle during the group photo shoot for new members of Congress….RT @AlexaMKissinger: As a young Latina staffer, I felt the need to play it cool, act like I was raised around this wealth. To act like I be….RT @Ocasio2018: .@RoKhanna has been working tirelessly on bringing US involvement in the Yemen War to a vote.
Through Congress, the Americ….People keep giving me directions to the spouse and intern events instead of the ones for members of Congress 🤦🏽‍♀️..@RoKhanna has been working tirelessly on bringing US involvement in the Yemen War to a vote.
Through Congress, th…😂 no! They discovered our vast conspiracy to take care of children and save the planet 😂 @JuddLegum: WOW
"Since the tax cuts were passed, the 1,000 largest public companies have actually reduced employment, on balance. They….RT @Charlene_Amber: Tx @Ocasio2018 for repping our @NYHealthySalons pin your first day on the job at Congress! 💕 #1u you, Deb.
Let’s get it done. support of @sunrisemvmt direct action, Rep. @RoKhanna is signing onto the Select Committee resolution standards… @ZephyrTeachout: So inspired that @Ocasio2018 is starting her second day on Capitol Hill by taking on the Amazon behemoth. She's not pla….This is some 🔥 legislation from @rontkim:
‘If we have $1.7b to give to Amazon, then that means we have $1.7b to fo… @jonallendc: Actual demands. For a committee entirely controlled by the speaker. This is more sophisticated than one would expect from a….RT @IlhanMN: We did not come to play.
✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 @sunrisemvmt: Incredible to have @Ocasio2018 stand in solidarity with hundreds of youth today to collectively voice our generation’s dem….@sunrisemvmt @NancyPelosi @justicedems Of course! Thank you all so much for having me. I am confident we will land… @GeoffreySupran: "I, not just as an elected member, but as a 29 year old woman, am thinking not just about what we're going to accomplis….@shaunking Thank you! It’s hard out here - feeling like the movement is present, active, and has our back is more important than y’all know..RT @peterpattakos: I'm thrilled to see that mainstream politicians are finally talking about a "Green New Deal"—transform the economy by co….We are working to build on the progress that’s being made.
The added teeth that these young people are demanding:…, we should define the standards of that committee. To be truly effective, it should:
1. Have a mandate to draf… you, @NancyPelosi.
We have 10 years left to plan and implement a Green New Deal before cataclysmic climate… the Select Committee is a great decision that I fully support.
These dynamic leaders want to ensure is… have spoken with @NancyPelosi about how our commitments to climate change should take shape in the 116th Congress… morning 100s of young people came together to ask us as elected officials to act urgently to draft a Green New… @SenGianaris: The burden should not be on the 99 percent to prove we are worthy of the 1 percent’s presence in our communities, but rath….Queens City Councilman @JimmyVanBramer and State Senator @SenGianaris have come out against HQ2 deal:
“The burden… @KumarRaoNYC: OK. Who else is looking forward to this new wave and next generation of progressive leadership in Congress?….Lastly, this isn’t just about one company or one headquarters. It’s about cost of living, corps paying their fair s… need to focus on good healthcare, living wages, affordable rent. Corporations that offer none of those things sh… is not community development. Investing in luxury condos is not the same thing as investing in people… we talk about bringing jobs to the community, we need to dig deep:
- Has the company promised to hire in the e… is a billion-dollar company. The idea that it will receive hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks at…’ve been getting calls and outreach from Queens residents all day about this.
The community’s response? Outrage. @jennymkaplan: We seriously need an upgrade to our voting systems. Just learned that @Ocasio2018 had to sit and wait while trying to vot….RT @duncanwrites: .@Ocasio2018 ending her first full day in DC by standing on a table at a grassroots youth organizing training, demanding….RT @laughsee: The real JUSTICE LEAGUE to say our first @USProgressives press conference w/ new members was multilingual.
Representation matters.’t sleep on the IG 😉 @missrrosenberg: i came close to exploding with joy when i saw this, bless @Ocasio2018 @IlhanMN @RashidaTlaib @AyannaPressley https://t.….RT @TheCut: At 29, @Ocasio2018 will be the U.S. House’s youngest member of Congress. On this week’s #CutOnTuesdays, we’re digging into some….RT @dw_espanol: "Los retos no son de derechas o izquierdas, ni son rojos o azules. Son de arriba o de abajo. Son correctos o erróneos."
Al….Shout out to my fellow ISEF nerds! 🔬
Public policy could use more experimental spirit, and a willingness to try ne… @RAICESTEXAS: If you haven't read this story about @Ocasio2018, her campaign and her upbringing, please do.
As restaurant workers are t….RT @theintercept: In victory, @Ocasio2018 showed that authentic progressive values can redefine political reality. @DavidNakamura: French President Macron: "Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism. Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism.".@AbbyFeldman @abbygov Thank you!.RT @HeyItsMurad: Thank you, @Ocasio2018! @ChhayaCDC’s has been at the forefront of fighting for housing rights and against displacement— th….Thanks to everyone who joined me last night for my first Instagram Live Cook + Q&A!
It was great answering questio… can also give to @ChhayaCDC via text if their site is down: @ChhayaCDC: Thank you Congresswoman-elect @Ocasio2018 for walking your talk & redirecting resources to those who need housing the most i….RT @NBCLatino: .@Ocasio2018: “We’re really fighting for a working class agenda. We’re fighting for universal healthcare. We’re fighting for….RT @yasmeenkhan: For @Ocasio2018, food is central to her upbringing, her work, her politics. your generosity is overwhelming. Their server crashed!
Another great organization to donate to is @NYDISnet…, I cannot thank everyone enough for the offers of help.
For all the kind supporters offering to contribute t… your treasured late-stage capitalist leaders... live in public housing? @IlhanMN: My sisters and I are busting through these doors and will hold them wide open!
Cc: @Ocasio2018 @sharicedavids @RashidaTlaib @D….RT @AnandWrites: The only thing better than @Ocasio2018's honesty about her finances would be a Congress full of members who couldn't affor….Gracias por su invitación, Señor Andrés.
I should be fine on lodging, though I could never turn down a seat at the… of ALL Americans currently struggle to pay for one basic need like food or rent.
As much as @FoxNews likes to… is no reason to be ashamed or embarrassed.
Mocking lower incomes is exactly how those who benefit from + pro… @PadmaLakshmi: It's incredibly bizarre and out of touch that @FoxNews is mocking the fact that rent is prohibitive in DC for a lot of pe….RT @anima_tk: "[The food industry] is the nexus of minimum wage fights, of immigration law, of criminal justice reform, of health care deba….1. @FoxNews, why can’t any of your anchors say my name correctly? It’s been 5 months.
2. It is bizarre to see 1%-s… you all for the overwhelming outpour of support! As I mentioned, we’ve been preparing and will be fine.
Howe… @Gothamist: Thousands of protesters are expected to meet in Times Square on Thursday night, then march down 7th Avenue in opposition to….RT @cathyerway: "For me what’s important is to value the hands that go into your food,” she says. “All of them.” @Ocasio2018….RT @RepMaloney: @March4LivesNYC @MaxRose4NY @Ocasio2018 @RepJerryNadler @RepYvetteClarke You can count on me to continue to fight to #EndGu….~70% of ALL Americans, across parties, support stronger gun safety laws.
This is not a partisan issue.
Elected of…“There can be no love without justice.”
- bell hooks @tomphilpott: Wow. The only thing I'd add to @Ocasio2018's great list is corporate concentration/power. We'd love to have you on @Mother….There are many little ways in which our electoral system isn’t even designed (nor prepared) for working-class peopl… to share this sweet moment of sisterhood with the world.
After our race and the House was called, the women… @nataliapetrzela: Fascinating on how working in the food industry shaped @Ocasio2018 - I didn’t know @bonappetit did political reporting….RT @democracynow: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@ocasio2018), in her victory speech: "They will always call the ambitious naive… because we are….You’re next, @LittleMissFlint! 💜
Thank you for showing the world that no matter your age, you can choose to love… year I was bartending, and I bought my first couch two weeks ago - shortly after I got health insurance 😬
So… Thank you Rep. Stefanik for holding this historic milestone!
Incredible that this record has been b… cannot express my gratitude.
The people of the Bronx and Queens, and countless supporters across the country… close in 1 minute.
I am so thankful for every single person who contributed, amplified, and worked to establ… is so beautiful!
Thank you for this inspiring piece of work. We’ve got 30 minutes left in the polls - text ev… your dad I say thanks 🍻 push until the very end.
Thank you to all our organizers braving today’s terrible weather to ensure our communi… minutes left to vote. You still have time to help us make history.
If you’re in line by 9pm, STAY until you cas… @HOT97: This morning @Ocasio2018 came to have a discussion on today’s election with @EBROINTHEAM.
#ICYMI watch the full convo: https:/….RT @RepJoeKennedy: No — it’s a right. @Biaggi4NY: Stopped by #PelhamParkway to rally with @ocasio2018 and #TeamBiaggi! People who live in the #Bronx deserve to be protected a….RT @TelemundoNews: Hace un año, @Ocasio2018 trabajaba como barista en un bar de Nueva York. Ahora, la latina de origen puertorriqueño podrí….RT @JimmyVanBramer: I know the weather has been dreadful today but do not let that stop you from voting. Just took mom to her polling place….Can’t help but reflect this Election Day: as my family in Puerto Rico watches me run for Congress, they still don’t… @SenGianaris: Help is on the way! A Democratic State Senate will move aggressively on voting reforms, many of which I’m proud to author….New York is a state *without* early voting, mail-in ballots, or no-excuse absentee.
You can only cast a ballot fro… out our conversation on @HOT97 from this morning!
Always appreciate how @EBROINTHEAM isn’t afraid to go deep… @ajplus: Barriers could be broken tonight. #ElectionDay
🇺🇸 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez could become the youngest woman elected to Congress….Today’s the day!
♥️ Thank you so much for your support! What a beautiful moment. an incredible, sacred honor to earn your first vote as a US citizen.
Thank you for your trust, support, and v…’s make a deal.
Until Team “Let’s Make a Space Force, Build Child Concentration Camps, & Give $2 Trillion to th… We‘re also voting on 3 proposals tomorrow!
1. Limit big money in campaigns + expand public financing of electi…"When you’re plugged into your community, when you hear them, and you acknowledge the problem that they’re facing,… @RAICESTEXAS: "Courage will trump fear, every time". We agree, @Ocasio2018 @RepBarbaraLee: As a college student, I had the honor of getting to know #ShirleyChisholm. She showed me the power of #UnboughtUnbossed….RT @lisahopeking: "I do not operate, and I do not come from a place of fear. [President Trump] is very fear-based. We need to operate from….RT @justicedems: The secret recipe behind people powered movements like the one that led to a Latina from the Bronx upsetting a long-term i….@PPersistant @AndrewGillum ¡Esooo!.My mamí and my very big Boricua family in Florida all voted early for @AndrewGillum!
Nuyoricans: Call your fam and… of the parts I cherish most abt campaigning our own way (prioritizing authentic, personal organizing since Day… one is free until we all are.
Mass incarceration, the War on Drugs, + deep inequality are iterations of a long… @marieclaire: "I'm voting because our basic human dignity is at stake." @Ocasio2018 shares why voting in the midterm elections is so imp….So proud of @liuba4congress.
At the beginning, many thought her race was too much of a long-shot.
She kept going… Tuesday, I’ll be facing FIVE candidates on the ballot for Congress.
We‘re not taking anything for granted - it’… @NaureenAkhter: GOTV rally in Queens morning Twitter! 🌞
Jotting some thank-yous to super volunteers + supporters ahead of a full day.
It’s… inspires me - her strength, her tenacity, her intelligence, her grace, her values.
The plain truth… @emily_cohn: In New York you’re required to get two hours of paid time off from work to vote makes America great isn’t the notion that a man born into wealth can become President.
It’s that a child born into poverty could..NY-14 is working double-duty to make history (& herstory!) on Tuesday.
We have the opportunity to elect BOTH the y… You bring up a great point that we can add notes to our event info that children are welcome to make… Love, love, love this question. Thank you for your advocacy!
Children are welcome to (+ often prese… Message boards primarily targeting isolated men on the internet
- Uplifting ”thought leaders” who justify misogyn… young people, the thought of maintaining the status quo for our entire lives is unthinkable.
More than anyone… gave me my very own communicator 😭🖖🏽✨ everyday you meet a childhood hero!
As a kid I was mesmerized watching Captain Kathryn Janeway on TV. She was… is a shot of two hilarious comedians at our grassroots fundraiser last night who met ON-STAGE and broke into a… to learn more about our fight for Medicare for All, student loan cancellation, embracing our immigrant communi… @MattGertz: Editors and producers remain stymied by how to respond when political leaders seek to manipulate them in order to focus the….We don’t need permission to make our communities safer, healthier, and more educated. We just need to be courageous… @jodikantor: The headline of the @PittsburghPG is the Kaddish. The ultimate tribute to the victims. A statement that Jews belong. (via @….RT @carterforva: Yeah, that's called a concentration camp. @UniNoticias: A cinco días de las elecciones de mitad de período, @jorgeramosnews conversa en 'Real America' con una de las voces jóvene….RT @michaelkbusch: Despite the election being just a few days away, @Ocasio2018 took the time this afternoon to chat with our team of middl….¡Feliz Día de Los Muertos!
Today I wish for all ancestors and loved ones who have passed to feel honored in memory… @shaunking: BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: 171 years after Frederick Douglass started The North Star, @BenjaminPDixon and I, with the permission & bl….RT @nycDSA: THIS SATURDAY we are canvassing for @Ocasio2018 in Jackson Heights. Help us get a big turnout on election day and show the worl….RT @NYWFP: We couldn't be more excited to be supporting @Ocasio2018. We're going all-out to elect Alexandria next week and can't wait to wo….Happy Halloween everyone - don’t boo, vote! 👻
Thank you to all our NY-14 families who turned out to our community… out to everyone who joined the Ocasio2018 home cooking struggle bus on IG Live tonight!
I’ll provide update… @MoveOn: Why do we fund endless war but not #MedicareForAll?
— @Ocasio2018 Thank you for stepping up and powering this movement 💪🏽.Yep - our campaign breaks with convention in many ways.
One in particular: until Medicare for All is a reality, we… @Maria_Hinojosa: Me w Latina political power house @Ocasio2018 I am proud of the political coverage our team of journalists has brought….RT @MoveOn: "There is no district too red for us to flip!"
@Ocasio2018 lays out how Democrats can win this fall in this must-watch speech….RT @SteveKerr: #VoteForOurLives on November 6th. Vote for Anthony. Vote for the Tree of Life victims. Vote for the families of Sandy Hook a….RT @AdamSerwer: I don't know what else to say. @MoveOn: NOW. Join a #ResistAndWin National Organizing call w/ @SenSanders, @Ocasio2018, & progressive leaders. Learn how to end @GOP co….RT @ClintSmithIII: it was slavery Thank you for bringing this perspective - I’ll absolutely read this and consider it..RT @katie_honan: Queens people: There will be a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting tonight in Jackson….Imagine if it was ISIS that sent bombs to US officials, started shooting in grocery stores, and invading places of… these names with me today, and keeping their families in my heart.
As leaders, we must commit ourselves t… @miabirdsong: "What is needed is a realization that power without love is reckless and abusive, and that love without power is sentiment….This is how it works, folks.
Fox News, Brietbart, etc amplify + provide platforms to conspiracy theories that targ… @AravellaSimotas: Housing is a human right and we must do everything we can to protect that right—congratulations to the Justice for All….This is exciting.
Today at a local Housing Town Hall, TWO Queens officials - @SenGianaris and @AravellaSimotas - a… @kirstentheodos: .@Ocasio2018 "Housing is a human right and we have to legislate on every level... Our issues aren't left and right, th….RT @kirstentheodos: .@Ocasio2018 "Voting is not enough."
#JusticeForAll NYCHA & Western Queens Rally supremacists committed the largest share of domestic-extremist related killings in 2017.
It’s time to call… are heartbroken at today’s shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.
Tonight, JREJ will be gatherin… @ZachWritesStuff: This is the best radio I’ve listened to in months. @Ocasio2018 is my age. So inspiring. She makes the world feel right….RT @dawllyllama: Our talented friend @visualizegood captured the evening with @Ocasio2018. #GOTV for 11/6!! @shaunking: My Friends,
Do not despair.
We will not always be in this horrible place. We will organize and fight our way out of it.
B….Millennials will soon be the largest voting bloc in the United States.
We have the power to completely change the… smokes - @JamesThompsonKS’ campaign registered 40,000 new voters!
This is the Koch brothers’ home district. T… is a right - fight, fight, fight! @Biaggi4NY: “Because when everyday people come together and vote for what’s right, nothing can stop the progressive movement in the Unit….Are journalists who actually cover immigration even writing these stories? These are serious errors w/ major implic… are refugees using legal routes to seek & apply for asylum.
At this point, if you are an outlet adopting the… made me cry on tape and I’m not even mad about it @nycDSA: The impact of NYC's crumbling public transit system goes far beyond lost time and wages. By driving commuters to ride sharing s….RT @SenGianaris: Look who’s one of the few states in the country not colored in. Let’s get it together and pass #earlyvoting in New York! h….RT @justicedems: Movements start with dreamers.
At weekend “boot camps," with the future directors of Justice Democrats, @Ocasio2018 was….RT @Nick_Carnes_: “@Ocasio2018 and @IronStache make headlines in part because their economic backgrounds are so unusual (for politicians, t….Thank you, Stonewall Democrats @SDNYC! you for taking your daughter and emboldening her sense of civic engagement! 💜 @andreamailman: Fellow Democrats: Please enjoy this heartwarming photo of @Ocasio2018 during this stressful time😉 @bkindivisible: Does reading the news make you furious?
Hear from @Ocasio2018 about #whywecanvass & why YOU sho….[Voter turnout] “continues to concern us, especially if everybody uses and exercises their right to vote.”
- Repub…[Voter turnout] “continues to concern us, especially if everybody uses and exercises their right to vote.”
- Repub… of the most impactful decisions a person can make is choosing to vote for the first time. 🗳
If you vote this y… love! 👑
It’s a true honor to run in one of the most diverse districts in America.
If there’s any place th… @MAKERSwomen: THIS 🙌 Coming from the queen of shattering glass ceilings & a major inspiration to all of us. @Ocasio2018 #TurnoutTuesday….No matter your party or who you voted for, I will always fight for your right to healthcare.
When we bring everyda… Thank you 💜.Language is powerful. As leaders with platforms, spreading mistruths with the goal of generating suspicion or hate… the right increasingly mischaracterizes nonviolent civil disobedience as “violence,” they provoke actual, targ… @OneFairWageNY: Thank you @Ocasio2018, for meeting with us. We know you understand the pressures so many tipped workers face - struggli….“People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.”
- Pres. Franklin Delano Ro… @MachinistsUnion: “You have the right to organize. Don’t ever let anyone tell you differently.” ✊🏽
- @Ocasio2018 to Delta Workers organ….RT @xychelsea: laws don’t determine our existence - *we* determine our existence - it’s our weapon, our shelter, our energy, our healer, ou….RT @figue32bj: In union we organize, represent & fight for better conditions, dignity & respect for all workers & their families, whoever t….This right here is complete bigotry and discrimination, full stop.
This administration stands against our most ba… kind of nonsense is this?
Immigration is absolutely about policy:
- ICE child detention
- DREAM A…“Some candidates do have clear proposals in mind. Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, for example, running for the House from New Yo… for All is a bill on the floor of Congress.
It means:
✅ Single-payer healthcare
✅ Physical, mental, & dent… @MarkRuffalo: Indiana Voters: 500,000 voter registrations have been purged. Make sure yours hasn’t been: you know that the airport workers operating heavy machinery for your next flight may not even be paid a living… @MachinistsUnion: The Delta Unite campaign is with @Ocasio2018 this morning outside #LGA! Thrilled to have her support.….📸: @coreyTphoto.Thank you to everyone who came out to our Green New Deal / Climate Change Town Hall tonight in College Point! @RepAdamSchiff: The claim that Khashoggi was killed while brawling with 15 men dispatched from Saudi Arabia is not at all credible. If h….Today I met w/ tipped workers organizing in NY-14 (and one very joyful baby!)
From nail salons & car washes to res… @TheDLCC: What's the untold story of this election? The rise of young talent. "These are not new people, theyve been doing the work for….When I started this campaign, I pledged to never accept corporate lobbyist money - no matter how hard things got.… GOP knew that their $2 TRILLION tax cut would explode the deficit. They passed it anyway.
That’s because they… many states across the country, you’re not only voting for candidates, but ISSUES as well.
Ohio: You have a uni… @attn: President @BarackObama doesn't have time for these 7 excuses not to vote. Join us THIS Saturday for our Queer-led & organized LGBT+ event!
We’ll have an afternoon of celebration wit… morning straw poll 🌞 @bobblanddesign: This November, we’re shifting the balance of power in this country. We’re electing candidates like @Ocasio2018 who will….RT @justicedems: So excited to see our friend @Ocasio2018 talk about transforming our country through knocking on doors and organizing on @….Kimmel last night, 5 Train this morning! 💪🏽💜
We’re pounding the pavement, talking to the community, and getting re… 💜 thanks for stopping to say hi!.Great talking to you this morning! Hope you have an awesome day at work 👋🏽 is BRICK out but we are up & at ‘em organizing with @CWAUnion workers in the Bronx early this am 💪🏽💜
We started… @soledadobrien: Cardi B and AOC on Kimmel. Interesting! Oh this is amazing. Anna Marie, if you’re out there - thank you for your kind words of encourageme…’s happening: @iamcardib + @Ocasio2018 on @JimmyKimmelLive!
BX takeover 🙅🏽‍♀️🌎🙅🏽‍♀️ @RepRoKhanna: There is no reason that anyone in the US should die from a simple sinus infection, yet that is exactly what happened to Sa….RT @JimmyKimmelLive: #KimmelinBrooklyn TONIGHT with @IamCardiB @Ocasio2018 & @JBalvin! @dw_espanol: .@Ocasio2018 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez quiere llevar el "#socialismo democrático" a Estados Unidos. Su próximo paso es el Co….RT @latinovictoryus: People are hungry for something to fight for. @Ocasio2018 is helping them find that purpose.
People should be paying….@PhilipWegmann It was multiple rooms, for multiple staff..@PhilipWegmann We didn’t. It was a gift sent to us that we promptly returned. Check the FEC..Thank you, @jorgeramosnews. It was great to bring you for a walk through East Elmhurst today!
We’re organizing and… out of 10 children in NYC public schools is now homeless, driven by runaway income inequality and skyrocketing ho… @voguemagazine: Women like @Ocasio2018 and @LUnderwood630 are announcing runs for Congress in record numbers—and shaking up the mideterm….@IlhanMN 🤣.@JeffreyBChapman Thank you! 💕.@kenolin1 Thank you!.@Hai Thank you so much and likewise!.@Oni_Omoile Solidarity ✊🏽.@onidavin Morgana, Lux, Miss Fortune. Working on Anivia.
I’m pretty bad at it so let’s temper our expectations here.Current status: dusting off my League account, which hasn’t been touched since the campaign started 😂👾
Bronze V, here we come.@AbdulElSayed Thank you brother!.@JohnLeguizamo Gracias, hermano! 💜.@shaunking Thank you brother! 💪🏽💜.@Rosie Thank you 💜.I’m incredibly grateful + thankful to all the family, friends, and community that has supported this journey.
I’m… 22, I was working w/ children + communities.
At 25, I was waitressing to support my family.
At 28, I won my pr… you all so much for the birthday wishes! 🎈
If I could ask for one thing: Please do one extra-kind thing for… @AliMortell: “We have to stop throwing rocks at the other side and clean up our own backyard.” -@Ocasio2018 @OurRevolution: Proud to have @Ocasio2018 and @Innamo with us in the political revolution! ✊ matter how big or how small, we all have gifts, skills, time, or talents to offer.
Artist @stevealfaro just sur… a couple of buds 🌹😉
It was great hanging with @Innamo, who w/ @SummerForPA ALSO defeated a political machine… you want our government to improve in November, we need you knock doors and engage your community.
Not sure how… @SenSanders: Trump lied 19 times about Medicare for all in half an op-ed. How is that even possible? @CristobalJAlex: Wow. What an incredible turnout tonight in support of @Ocasio2018 in DC. She’s about to shake things up. Great introduc….The IPCC told us this week that we have only 12 years left to avoid climate disaster.
We also learned that only *1… #NationalComingOutDay to all our LGBT+ neighbors and family in NY-14 and beyond! 🌈💕 #LoveIsLove.RT @Brie: “You are enough as you are right now. Be committed to being the best learner. Commit to an aggressive learning curve. There wil….Aw, thanks @gaybonez! 💜 @aawayne: "Almost every sentence contained a misleading statement or a falsehood."
By @GlennKesslerWP @the_wing Thank you! 💜.RT @feministabulous: “Action is the antidote to despair” @Ocasio2018 at the @the_wing.RT @MarkRuffalo: Listen to women like @MercedesLynz to give you an idea of the world as they experience it. @justicedems @BernieNina2020 @vets4bernie @Bernlennials @RealTimBlack @GeoffMiami @EdKrassen… @rontkim: Thank you @Ocasio2018 for your commitment to #CancelStudentDebt Thank you for being part of this movement too!.💜 do you turn out young voters?
Same way you turn out any other electorate. Champion the issues that matter to u… @rweingarten: Glad to be on a telephonic town hall tonite with thousands of our members and @Ocasio2018 to talk about #StudentDebt and w….This is what our organizing looks like: invite neighbors over to discuss issues + ask questions in a comfortable en… @TishJames: New York!
You have THREE days before the deadline to register to vote, THIS Friday October 12!
It takes TWO minutes, and….RT @SarahSmith2018: .@Ocasio2018 Looks like it’s my turn for some free advertising from @FoxNews!
Since when is believing people should b….RT @TheDemCoalition: .@Ocasio2018 nails it: “It is well past time we eliminate the Electoral College, a shadow of slavery’s power on Americ….Sometimes the most radical thing we can do is choose to be joyous.
Thank you to all the musicians and artists who’… @benrileysmith: Spent a day on the campaign trail with @Ocasio2018 for a piece on the left-wing surge in US politics.
She's set to bec….Shout out to our very own NY-14 City Councilman @JimmyVanBramer for this.
We just held a series of immigration tow…’t let anyone tell you that you need to be more than you are to positively impact your community.
“You only nee… @nytimes: "When you invest in a black woman, she brings her house, her block, her church and her story," said Glynda C. Carr, co-founder….RT @BerniceKing: “I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight, that we as a people will get to the Promised Land!” #MLK
W….RT @nytimes: On newsstands today: The New York Times investigation that shows how Donald Trump participated in dubious tax schemes during t….RT @PerlaSilva22: “We can be disappointed, but we won’t be deterred.” @Ocasio2018
& that is exactly how my family and I felt the day mi….@PerlaSilva22 @altochulo @MaketheRoadNY Thank you Perla for your courage to share your family’s story with the comm… @IlhanMN: Don’t forget your self-care today, help your friends too, if you can.
Talk to survivors, and ask what they need. Ask for what….RT @latinovictoryus: We're angry. You're angry. We need to channel our anger into action.
Come support @Ocasio2018 at a meet and greet her….We may be devastated.
We may be disappointed.
But we will not be deterred.
Fuel our efforts to win in November and… is well past time we eliminate the Electoral College, a shadow of slavery’s power on America today that undermin…’s his reaction to my thank-you note.
Abuelo Jerry is on Instagram: @jerry_rosenblum
:) @MariannaNBCNews: Today is the day Judge Brett Kavanaugh is set to become Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. At this point, senators….👴🏻Abuelo Jerry update: He has an Instagram account!
I sent him a thank you video. Here’s his reaction 💜
Jerry’s s… @thecomicscomic: “We can be disappointed, but we won’t be deterred.” We’re fighting for our future, and for their future, and the future….Oh my goodness y’all.
We had so many families canvassing for us on weekends that we ordered Ocasio2018 onesies fo… 96 year old abuelito wrote & sent me a song of encouragement for the movement yesterday.
It’s been a hard wee… @PreetBharara: Senators vote tomorrow. People vote Nov 6..@jake_valencia Fighting for all of us! 💜💪🏽.@erin_potts Please tell your son I am grateful for his vote and civic participation - and thank you for your support!.RT @eliznicholas: “Could you imagine?” Chills from this finale of @Ocasio2018’s speech - I can’t think of a more important question to ask….RT @MoveOn: We're cancelling a planned six-figure digital video ad expenditure for Phil Bredesen in Tennessee due to his Kavanaugh position….Thank you! 🤗 @VanityFair Thank you! 💜.Thank you! And thank you for running for local office! 🗳💜🇺🇸 @iskandrah: Watching @Ocasio2018 on TV right now talking about #KavanaughVote. She says if Republican politicians are upset about people….See you soon @chrislhayes @MSNBC @NYjusticeleague: Thank you @lisamurkowski . We know how hard this has bee for you, and we appreciate you . Your courage should be an….RT @ryangrim: The fundraising against Collins is now just shy of $2 million, triggered if she votes to confirm Kavanaugh….RT @JoyAnnReid: What you’re hearing from Susan Collins is a helpful reminder that there are few ideological differences between Republicans….RT @ChhayaCDC: .@Ocasio2018 speaks to her position for a universal federal jobs guarantee and healthcare for all legislation to support the….@lllindamin Thank you! It was a great event - thanks for remembering me!.RT @KumarRaoNYC: “If we remain committed,” @Ocasio2018 says, “I really do believe that we can change this country a lot faster than people….This is about the rule of law and justice for ALL in the United States of America. are asking Senators to respect survivors & the standards of the Supreme Court: #CancelKavanauagh.
Soon, the Sen…’re saying it loud and clear:
On Nov. 6th, if you are an elected official that minimizes, covers for, or ignores… to NY-14!
We’re happy to have you. 🇺🇸🌎💜“Every perspective on economic life that is human and moral must be shaped by three questions:
1. What does the eco…📸: @CharbieG).Reminder that this rally around Medicare for All, a living wage, + racial justice was not convened in the Bronx, NY… @ScottHech: The FBI investigation to assess the credibility of Dr. Ford’s allegations did not include an interview with Dr. Ford to asse….RT @NationalNurses: National Nurses United is proud to endorse Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14)!
@Ocasio2018 embodies nurses' values of ca….This is a big deal. Standing with all our TPS neighbors today.
Stay strong - we will keep fighting for a path to… @JamesFDennin: like UBI, mass student debt cancellation seems like less and less of a moonshot the more people study it. super fun story….RT @TheJoeKonig: Just left event hosted by @bxprogressives & @Ocasio2018 at the Parkside Houses. Forum on criminal justice reform. @BLMGrea….Special thank you to @ShanequaCharles of @JustLeadersUSA, @HawkofNewYork, @BeltzerNYC, @AkeemBrowderNYC,… our local listening tour, we learned that the NY-14 community had a desire to learn more about specific issue… in on the ground floor. Listening. Incorporating feedback.
Building consensus.
Responding to community.…“If they’re trying to end Planned Parenthood, I don’t think we go in with “No, let’s keep Planned Parenthood.”
I… today’s edition of “Fox News is Obsessed with Me,” they splice a video of a joke at an open event, cut out my co… @liz4staterep: Building a progressive pipeline of sisterhood and changing the face of politics across the state, the country, & beyond.….RT @SenWarren: .@SenSanders, @RepRoKhanna & thousands of activists & workers pushed @Amazon to do the right thing – resulting in a huge win….Motto of the day.
Spotted in the BX. 🙅🏽‍♀️‘s an honor to have our movement endorsed by @NationalNurses.
I love that NNU sent NY-14 nurses to personally s… people based on how wealthy or poor they are is wrong. That’s what cash bail does.
That’s why Bobby Kenn… have been found in ICE facilities of caged migrants. This is an emergency.
An agency that has systematicall… this victorious moment when Amazon workers find out their wages are rising to $15/hr.
This is the power of o… @susannecraig: “I got peanuts” from my dad, Donald Trump has said. Our investigation found Trump received the equivalent today of at lea….45 is an utter fraud in every sense of the term, down to his fabricated “self-made” story.
In truth, Trump spent l… @PreetBharara: One of our recommendations = Congress require candidates for POTUS/VPOTUS to release 3 years of tax returns. Read more —….RT @ProChoiceMass: Pure 🔥🔥🔥 from @Ocasio2018 at today’s #StopKavanaugh rally! issues don’t compete, they amplify.
Right after the rally to #CancelKavanaugh yesterday, @AyannaPressley and I… Graham made the excellent argument that Brett Kavanaugh should be more concerned about keeping his current… @RashidaTlaib also getting arrested for @fightfor15 right here is exactly why I’m proud to stand w @AbdulElSayed in the movement for economic & social justice.
E… ever meet someone that seems to consistently lie about a lot of little things - what they knew, who they spoke… @hopecharlotte_: “We have to break the paradigm of red vs. blue and move into the paradigm of right vs. wrong” @Ocasio2018 making me pro….Where are the pundits asking GOP how they plan to slash Social Sec & Medicare to “pay for” their NEXT~$4 trillion i… you, @BarackObama.
Time to bring it home this November.
Help us organize for healthcare, housing, educatio… you soon, BU! 🐾 @SpencerBuell: Absolutely electric speech here in Boston from @Ocasio2018. Wow. (Here’s the last part of it) was an honor to stand with my sister in service @AyannaPressley today, demanding that sexual assault be taken se… @PPAdvocacyMA: When she was a child, a man tried to grab her from her yard.
When she was a teenager, a middle aged man tapped her on th….RT @AaronVotes: “Justice for all is radical in America.” -@Ocasio2018 at Boston’s #StopKavanaugh rally @ldringoli: “Sexual assault is not a crime of passion but an abuse of power.“ - @Ocasio2018 #StopKavanaugh @BostonGlobe: Video: "Sexual assault is about the abuse of power. It is always women who are marginalized," Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tol….@profwolff I haven’t endorsed..RT @mlevenson: “Could you imagine if Brett Kavanaugh had to sit before a panel of 11 women of color deciding his fate?” @Ocasio2018 tells B….RT @NaureenAkhter: It’s pretty safe to say tantrum throwing sexual predators have no place in the highest court of the land, right?
Meet a….RT @CuomoPrimeTime: “Every other developed nation in the world does this. Why can’t America?”
Democratic congressional candidate Alexandri….Daily reminder that ICE is still incarcerating children, and that no administration official has been held accounta… @OurRevolution: "We all want economic security for working people, we all want to make sure there is vibrancy within our economy by maki….RT @Mr_UNSTABLE: "It's listening that is going to heal this nation."
- @Ocasio2018.First NY votes coming in via absentee ballot!
Thank you for voting and supporting our movement for a living wage,… @SenSanders: Lying to Congress is a federal crime.
The FBI must examine the veracity of Kavanaugh’s statements under oath in addition t….RT @ryangrim: Kavanaugh even lied about his connections to Yale: “I have no connections there. I got there by busting my tail.”
See this….Thank you for stepping up to make a change 💜 @VanJones68: You won't want to miss this! Tune into @CNN this Saturday 7pm ET/4pm PT to listen to these powerful women help us make sens….It’s been a hard week for women and survivors across the country, so it felt great to spend time with @IlhanMN on… @IlhanMN: It was a pleasure to join @Ocasio2018 for a conversation with @VanJones68 about the future of leadership in our country.
The….Let’s go QUEENS, NY 🙌🏽 ⬇️ 80% of the men and women detained on Rikers have not been convicted of a crime.
GOP Senators urge the presum… @MsPackyetti: Survivors,
The news is not more important than your wellbeing.
Take care of yourself today and every day. Set your bou….This is what affirmative action for the privileged looks like. Sotomayor had to soar over the GOP’s ever-rising requirements to get past her nomination.
Now they’re diggin… @Grace4NY: I can't imagine how hard today's hearing is for the women in that room & across the country who've experienced sexual assault….As Dr. Ford stands up to confront one of the biggest fears women & survivors face - that they will be debased!+ dis… @shannonrwatts: To every woman watching the #KavanaughHearings: We are the majority of America’s voting population, yet 11 men sit in ju….@Jophus3 Still processing it all, to be honest.
But hospitality prepares you well for working hard, smart, and resilient everywhere else..While the GOP was distracted with defending the indefensible today, we got a stadium of young people to text their… @womensmarch: TOMORROW: URGENT ACTION NEEDED. We’re holding a mass mobilization at 12:45pm to support Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and to d….RT @samstein: True story:
Republican Senators argued that Sotomayor was not qualified for the court because, they insisted, she believed….If I‘m off on a single number while on live TV, Republicans fly out screeching that I am unfit for office.
Yet whe… @Dromm25 Hey Lyndsay, this was referring to the specific women I met w/ last night + what they shared. No i… much of my early organizing was centered on working with teens & young people to fully realize their potential.… Absolutely - and thank you for leadership, @Dromm25.
Apologies if it implied no one had met w/ the commu… @xg8300 @Dromm25 Yep! Just this group - didn’t mean to conflate the two. Apologies for any miscommunic… @WEMovement: "Young people have always been the conscience of our nation. Always."
- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Ocasio2018), THANK YOU….RT @chasestrangio: I was emotional reading this. It is so rare to have a congressional candidate see, sit with, and care about the violence….As an 80% male Congress drags a survivor through the mud to approve Kavanaugh, Congress *itself* has paid out more… an 80% male Congress drags a survivor through the mud to approve Kavanaugh, Congress *itself* has paid out more… shared pizza and soda and I listened to all their stories. Stories of employment discrimination, assault, immigr… evening I spent time with constituents in Jackson Heights, many of them trans women of color, as they told me… @MrCamW: This story is important because:
1. This should be the norm
2. The presence of a child may help politicians keep things in pers….RT @AliyaBhatia: Had the opportunity to hear @Ocasio2018 in conversation with @JosephEStiglitz and @anyaSIPA talk about the future of polit….Had a fabulous time joining @stiglitzian for a conversation at Riverside Church this evening! #BelieveSurvivors.
Special thanks to local @MomsDemand members for coming by Corona for today’s walkout.
To a…“Every leap forward for American democracy — from slavery’s abolition to women’s suffrage to minimum-wage laws to t… all people, I would’ve thought Rep. King would be the last to advocate for an all-female and queer Supreme Court… @NLIHC: Today, @NLIHC President and CEO Diane Yentel briefed @Ocasio2018 & her team on disaster housing recovery in Puerto Rico. We need….RT @MMViverito: Gracias @Ocasio2018 for visiting displaced families at our @Pwr4PuertoRico
@NYDISnet #1YearAfterMaria #BoricuasRemember mas….Babies welcome to our policy briefs too 👶🏽 now Ocasio2018 is experimenting with opening up our policy briefings to the public, so anyone can have the op… @StephanieKelton: Almost anything works better here:
* 40 million people living in poverty
* $1.5 trillion in student loan debt
* 45 mil….On a gorgeous Saturday afternoon, our supporters came together to connect with 100s of people in the Bronx & Queens… Thank you!.RT @BhutilaKarpoche: All around the world young women are challenging the status quo and leading change. In New York, @Ocasio2018 is one of….RT @AndrewDavies62: Ditch your cynicism. Organise. Inspiring campaign launch by ⁦@Ocasio2018⁩ in the Bronx today. ⁦@selina_todd⁩ looking th….@Liat_RO @bkindivisible @IndivisibleTeam @Getorgbk @es_indivisible @MonicaCKlein @ezralevin @smarino92 @msbritt_305… @AbdulElSayed: Throwback to one of the most fun days of the campaign – hosting 4 rallies in one weekend with the one and only @Ocasio201….From Kavanaugh to climate change, Americans across the country are fighting for our rights and our future.… a child, family trips to Vieques were punctuated by large, dull, + distant cracking noises.
I once looked to my… Agreeing - saying that PR and Appalachia actually share quite a bit in common. Yet we don’t question… is revealing that this question:
a) comes from quite the colonial mindset of “what value is this territory pro… Hundreds of thousands of soldiers to the US military
- Nat’l supply of hospital IV bags & medical supplies
- Hist… @popdemoc: We’re honored to have @Ocasio2018 in attendance this evening
Thank you for standing with #PuertoRico ✊🏽✊🏿✊🏾
#1YearAfterMar….RT @Samynemir: Alexandria @Ocasio2018 speaking at #PuertoRico rally one year after #HurricaneMaria:
“We are fighting justice for our peopl….RT @CarmenYulinCruz: Really want to do something for Puerto Rico? 1- Register to vote,2- go vote to ensure that in November Trump looses hi….NYC: See you tonight, 6-8pm in Union Square. To respond to devastating natural disasters, we should INVEST in rebuilding impacted communities with sustainabl… Climate change is an economic, environmental, and social justice issue.
From Hurricanes Katrina to María, commu… marks 1 year since Hurricane María.
A year later, Puerto Rico is still in shambles.
Some things to advocate… @yasmeenkhan: The primary is over but now is a very good time to start paying attention to the party county committees. Democrats in Que….“But how do you pay for it” Thank you so much! Community engagement is some of my favorite work of all, and I feel honored that so ma… @swieciki: I really admire the effort & time @Ocasio2018 is putting in w/ listening tour. NY14 is a heavily Dem district & she faces no….RT @latinovictoryus: "Puerto Ricans are technically American citizens but do not have the right to vote. They are treated in completely dif….RT @NaomiAKlein: NYC friends: I'll be there tomorrow, so will @Ocasio2018 @yeampierre @rosaclemente and many more. Will you join us? This i….Getting ready for our Bronx Listening Tour after our breakthrough Queens event!
This stop will be at Throggs Neck… @QueensLibrary: Thank you again for inspiring our young spellers on Saturday at #LefrakCity Library @Ocasio2018! @ALDIANews: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Ocasio2018) breaks the taboo and speaks of "colonialism of the modern era" in Puerto Rico https:/….As Special Counsel, Brett Kavanaugh proposed a series of totally inappropriate + sexually explicit questions about… women have won Congressional primaries this year ALONE - and Democrats have nominated almost 80% them.💅🏽
The… @OurRevolution: “There is a systemic issue here, and that is the modern-day colonial relationship the United States has with Puerto Rico….Time to light up the phones ☎️ ⬇️ @MetroFocus: .@Ocasio2018: Maria response shows Puerto Ricans ‘treated like second-class citizens’ you don’t just have to take my word for it: 123 sitting House members have already cosponsored Medicare for All… for All costs $32 trillion.
Our *current* system costs more than that for less care than Medicare for All… for All (H.R.676) has been on the floor of Congress since 2003. The bill is 15 years old.
A stream of stu… truly is outrageous how little scrutiny the rushed $2 trillion dollar GOP tax cut got from *sitting* members of… you Fox News for making all the campaign graphics I never knew I needed @nikhilgoya_l: .@Ocasio2018 identifies the root cause of the crisis: the U.S. government’s colonial relationship with Puerto Rico which….Medicare for All is projected to save the country trillions of dollars.
The question isn’t, “How do we pay for Med… @CNNPolitics: Ocasio-Cortez says that Hurricane Maria showed that there is a modern-day colonial relationship between the US and Puerto….RT @EricHolthaus: 2,975 people died in Puerto Rico. It is the worst humanitarian disaster in modern American history.
For the first time,….RT @jaketapper: [googles “slaying lewks”].RT @NY1noticias: Dos candidatas colombiano-americanas: @jessicaramos y @CatalinaCruzNY siguen los pasos de @Ocasio2018 al resultar vencedor….Throwback to 48 hours ago when organizers defeated every👏🏽single👏🏽 IDC member in NY-14.
$2 million was pumped into…’s game time in Queens at the @QueensLibrary - LeFrak Spelling Bee! 🐝
We have amazing spellers here from Pre-K… The alt-right doesn’t seem to understand the concept of magazine shoots
b) You don’t get to keep the clothes, d… @BrennanCenter: Ocasio-Cortez's primary upset shows that when young people engage, they have the power to make a real difference. The pr….RT @jnmedina8989: @CynthiaNixon and @Ocasio2018’s respect of non-binary gender identities “should not be a surprising rarity among Democrat….BX Residents!
If you’ve moved recently & need to update your voter registration, or if you need to register for th… @Grace4NY: Our right to vote is vulnerable, especially for people of color. Every American deserves to have their voice heard. https://t….RT @JuanMaBenitez: These three women won last night: @jessicaramos @CatalinaCruzNY & @Ocasio2018 on #PuraPolítica 6&11PM @NY1noticias https….Reunited and it feels so good! Can’t believe this was only about 2 months ago. a modern, moral, and wealthy America, teachers shouldn’t have to give blood plasma to afford to live.’re looking at the wrong number.
*Every* progressive local candidate in NY-14 won last night. Our district ALON… @CNNSotu: EXCLUSIVE: This Sunday @Ocasio2018 joins @jaketapper on #CNNSOTU. @pbump: I missed this last month: The New York Public Library lets people check out ties, briefcases and handbags for important meetings….So many thrilling stories + candidates emerged last night.
Shout out to @CatalinaCruzNY: 1st DREAMer ever elected… @CitizenCohn: Friendly reminder:
1. Rick Scott was CEO of a company that the feds fined $1.7 billion -- yes, billion with a "b" -- for….Gentrification represents a potent issue at the intersections of economic, social, and racial justice.
It’s about…‘s opponent spent $2 million against her grassroots campaign. She won anyway.
One thing that isn’t as d… night NYers rocked the State Senate, unseating corporate incumbents + voting in progressive challengers.
Orga…’s also thank the incredible progressive candidates who may not have won their races tonight, but whose runs wer… defeated almost the entire IDC (NY Dems who caucused for GOP power) tonight.
In NY-14, progressives d… @schools_AP @D12SupRosado @ps536x 14 year old Boston Terrier.RT @schools_AP: You know what’s cool? Voting. Know what’s cooler? Running into Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Know what’s coolest? Confirming th….Polls closed.
So incredibly proud of every progressive candidate that ran this cycle.
An entire slate just rejec… hour left! 🗳 @desusnice: what if u got a supreme sticker after voting.RT @JumaaneWilliams: Getting out the vote in Corona with two proud progressive women— @Ocasio2018 & @ZephyrTeachout
With leaders like the….Pretty appalled that political literature is being circulated with my face & name on it in the Queens State Senate… you outside NY but want to help w/ last-push organizing?
Have you voted already + want to do more?
Help us te… ballot looked nothing like this.
Are New York ballots not standardized across the state? for @Biaggi4NY!
Get out and VOTE y’all 🗳
4 HOURS until polls close in New York! own grandfather died in the aftermath of the storm. Uncounted.
Thousands of Puerto Ricans have similar stories.… @Biaggi4NY: Every #VOTE counts for every MINUTE of this #ElectionDay! #biaggi4ny to join @JumaaneWilliams & @ZephyrTeachout to greet parents at school pickup in Corona, Queens! 👑 @RoKhanna: Fifty years ago, MLK said that America has “socialism for the rich, and rugged individualism for the poor.”
This is true to….RT @ma_el_ra: Just met the radiant @Ocasio2018 at Parkchester/Bronx train station! She is getting out those progressive votes out! Good sta….Hello New York!
It’s #PrimaryDay. I just walked a neighbor to her polling place and am dog sitting her 14 y/o Bost… Voting feels good!
After you vote & get your sticker, post on social media. Bragging is encouraged.
Oftentimes… Go NOW or pull out your phone and decide when today you’re going to vote. Make an alarm an everything.
Don’t “f… Find (or double check) your pollsite. You can do it right here at:
It’s usually pretty… morning! 🌞
It’s Primary Day in NY. Time to celebrate our democracy and the awesome power that everyday Americ… @InsideCityHall @errollouis @NY1 Thank you!.Climate change is real. 🎶 Do you remember... 🎶 😉.RT @madinatoure: .@Ocasio2018: I want working, everyday people to see themselves in me and what we accomplished.RT @OurRevolution: For New York women, any old blue just won’t do.
@ninaturner joins Our Revolution endorsed @CynthiaNixon, @ZephyrTeachou….RT @MovementVote: We’re a week away from #1YearAfterMaria and the U.S. government has failed Puerto Ricans. Grassroots groups are registeri….Great talking with @errollouis on @InsideCityHall tonight!
New Yorkers: VOTE 🗳 tomorrow before work (get it out of… all our organizers, donors, supporters, and believers in a better world: thank you.
We will only achieve Medica… ago, before my own primary, @ZephyrTeachout was the first NY political figure to endorse my progressive, gra… @EricKlinenberg: Now, more than ever, we need to rebuild civil society and restore democratic culture. It won’t be easy, but there’s no….RT @DavidBegnaud: BREAKING: What may be millions of water bottles. meant for victims of Hurricane Maria, have been sitting on a runway in C….They hate, we organize.
Hitting turf w/ @Biaggi4NY this AM ahead of tomorrow’s primary. The Bronx has almost NO fe… did Republicans pay for those ICE child detention camps?
How did they pay for $2 trillion in corporate tax cut… out to all the Scouts out there! 🔆
I was thrilled to be joined by Girl Scouts of all levels, Daisies to Seni… 1 year anniversary of Hurricane María is next week.
Some of my PR🇵🇷 family JUST got power a few weeks ago.
Pe… @JimmyVanBramer: This afternoon I joined @Ocasio2018 & @GirlScoutsNYC to commemorate 9/11 and lay a wreath at the memorial in Doughboy P….RT @MazzucatoM: Just had lunch in Queens with the inspiring ⁦@Ocasio2018⁩ talking about a Green New Deal ... and all the inspiring (and rea….The House GOP wants to add *another* $2.4 trillion in tax cuts after already cutting $2 trillion in taxes on corpor… this day in 2001, the world changed forever.
Today we are wishing all impacted by those events, here and across… @Biaggi4NY: Rain? What rain?!☔️
@Ocasio2018 and I are out here knocking doors in the #Bronx and wanted to know—did you make your voting….RT @BernieSanders: We need to elect all the progressives running in New York. I would like to offer endorsements to two candidates I have k….@AsteadWesley I’m just here to add to the ratio 😂.We were out in the Bronx launching a canvass with @Biaggi4NY when @JumaaneWilliams happened to roll up to a red lig… you live in North + South Carolina, or Virginia: absolutely do not take any chances with Hurricane Florence. Rig… @vicvaiana: I was so glad to see my future representative @Ocasio2018 take the lead on this issue a few weeks ago, sending out a stateme….How did the NYS Democratic Party manage to spend $11k on a mailer, falsely accusing a Dem candidate of anti-Semitis… tova u’metuka! Wishing all our friends, family, and neighbors celebrating #RoshHashanah a healthy, blessed and sweet New Year!.RT @NYWFP: "Now is not the moment to hedge our bets. Now is the moment to seize our future." - @Ocasio2018 fires up crowd before canvass #N….10 years ago today, I lost my dad. He taught me so much + showed me how to be brave.
He never got to see me gradua… Great to spend time and talk about innovating with policy + campaigns for the betterment of families. Thank you!.RT @alexisohanian: Excited to see what @ocasio2018 does down in DC on behalf of New York's 14th congressional district. I know she'll also….RT @PeopleChica: “We are all capable of awakening and commitment. And because of that, we can all be great.” - @Ocasio2018
The Bronx’s v….RT @shaunking: Oh wow.
President Obama just shouted out our work electing new District Attorneys who will change the justice system from….This headline would have been politically unthinkable just a few years ago. Grassroots organizing + kitchen table c… @Mccallforall: I remember how hard the press was looking for the slightest stumble from @Ocasio2018.
I've heard crickets from them abo….Brett Kavanaugh doesn’t even know what birth control IS. He doesn’t deserve to pass a 7th grade health class, let a…
@nytimes has endorsed the absolutely dynamite @JumaaneWilliams for Lt Gov of NY.
Jumaane and I were just… @womensmarch: Over 200 women, femmes, and allies have been arrested so far this week disrupting the #KavanaughHearings and holding sit-i….RT @ladyogrady: “So take up space. Speak up. Hold the door open and take others with you. Accept that you will be criticized no matter what….RT @NaureenAkhter: Where it all started, where it continues to build and grow. #grassroots #thebronx .@Ocasio2018 @32BJSEIU: A pleasure to join forces with @Ocasio2018 to send @Biaggi4NY to Albany. #ChangeCantWait’re out today at PS 97 congratulating our new kindergarteners with bubbles + registering parents to vote on Nov.… @desusnice: ya outchere only working one job? CANT RELATE work can and should have dignity.
The way we make sure ALL work is dignified is by ensuring all people can mee…“The best thing we could do is work as hard as we can for what is right and what is good.”
It was an honor to shar… @KerriHarrisDE: Today, you all have the opportunity to help win a Senate seat for the working people of Delaware and America.
Phonebank….RT @SalazarSenate18: .@Ocasio2018 has been an inspiration to me and so many other women of color who are taking part in carrying this #Prog….Fun fact: this interview was shot in the chapel room of a Bronx church we were organizing in tonight @dmedin11: In a sweltering church in the Bronx's Parkchester neighborhood, @Ocasio2018 campaigns for AG candidate @ZephyrTeachout ahead….Had an amazing time w/ Bronx Progressives (@bxprogressives) tonight hosting a community organizing workshop this ev… future is a shared responsibility.
This woman putting it all on the line for healthcare, women & LGBT+ rights… you for nurturing her curiosity and talent!
Shout out to all the Bronx + Queens budding scientists starting…“How wide is the gap between the world we have and the world that is possible—here and now—to create?
How might we… @IlhanMN: We get what we organize for..Much of my family lives in Florida. I just spent the weekend in FL to care for an ailing family member.
Healthcare… @justicedems We should be kinder than this.
This is problem we have with our discourse: the idea that disa… + class are not either/or. It’s not one “or” the other, or one “more” than the other.
Ayanna often says “the… identities matter because they inform + center intersectional policy. People of all races can do that, but cand… respect, the idea that demographic turnout can be divorced from policy is so mistaken. People don’t vote for a s… all our NY-14 parents, children, teachers & school community members: Happy first day of school! 🍂📓📝
Here’s to… @jessemermell: The moment when @AyannaPressley learned she won. No commentary needed. 💜 #ChangeCantWait #mapoli #ma7 #electwomen #electi….This photo was taken months ago.
.@AyannaPressley + I bonded over running while constantly told it’s “not our turn… to my sister in service, @AyannaPressley, on continuing her historic path into Congress tonight.
L… @MoveOn: "There is no district too red for us to flip." @Ocasio2018 lays out how Democrats can win this fall in this must-watch speech f….RT @andreagonram: The Oversight Board (La Junta) is asking Rosselló to increase tuition for the University of Puerto Rico, eliminate full r….🌞 here in Corona, Queens with @JumaaneWilliams organizing the kids 💪🏽💜🔥🔥🔥 Village Voice was one of the first print outlets to ever mention my candidacy, over a year ago.
Independent, l… Thanks sis!.RT @GideonResnick: “I am formally asking you to run for office,” Ocasio-Cortez says if anyone in the room has thought about doing it.RT @laurenduca: For @teenvogue: Why we can and must #StopKavanaugh @katherinernails: "Tuition free college. We already have tuition free k-12-- what is so radical about tuition free k-16?" -@Ocasio2018.RT @EthanScottBarn: “When we build coalitions, breakdown barriers and not just championing our own values but the values of our neighbors w….Before my primary, when no one was watching, @KerriHarrisDE had my back. She drove up to NY herself to help us get…🤣 best compliment, thank you @KerriHarrisDE: .@Ocasio2018 says that if you can organize people and leave your community better off, you should run for office..¡Gracias, Cristobal! you, Ravi! @michaelcdeibert: Shocking that the tedious chattering class of professional pundits would employ a double-standard when writing (condes….@CristobalJAlex Thank you, Cristobal 💜.Today is #OverdoseAwarenessDay.
Opioid & drug abuse isn’t an issue that impacts any one kind of family. It impact…’s lazy to assert that young women are “intellectual lightweights.” It’s an easy stereotype.
Let ‘em do it: I wa…“Most tellingly, when national media swarmed over the story, the hospital reportedly cut the bill down to … $782.”…“A man had a heart attack and ended up in an out-of-network hospital in Texas.
Even after his insurance paid out a… already pay more for healthcare now than they would under a Medicare for All system.
People often ask, “…“My friends and I would ask Democrats what we could do and they said, ‘Vote for this candidate or that candidate,’”… @sahilkapur: The president estimates that the 2019 federal employee pay raise he's scrapping would've cost $25 billion.
For context, hi….RT @Lawrence: Medicare is socialism. you for advocating for reproductive health in our conversation! @latinovictoryus: .@Ocasio2018 proved that young, progressive candidates of color can take on the establishment... and win. We couldn’t….RT @yeampierre: September 20th Join frontline activists, national partners & allies in Union Square #OurPowerPRnyc
#NotoDisasterCapitalism….Remember when the GOP called the Affordable Care Act “socialist” for 8 years straight?
Well, now 70% of Americans… imperfect people need to run for office. We need to eliminate the idea of “perfect” candidates - there’s no su… is the GOP so corny?
You can front a band and run for office. You can pierce your nose, be a bartender, a teac… are all some of the fastest-growing sectors of the economy, built on labor with precarious pay, damaging work… we think of tipped workers, we usually think of some restaurant workers.
But tipped workers are far more than… we are seeing happen across the country - in Florida, Georgia, Michigan - is that people are rejecting the GOP… we learn to champion our neighbors, we win elections.
We won our primary with 57% of the vote. That happens w… 📸 was taken a year ago at one of my 1st-ever stops: a community meeting at an Irish pub.
This man’s name is S… @mjs_DC: The Trump administration is refusing the recognize the citizenship of Hispanics born in Texas. This is simply astonishing (and….📸 pc: @coreyTphoto.📸 pc: @coreyTphoto.It’s amazing how much more hopeful you feel when you’re actually organizing communities to change the world, rather… The grassroots progressive movement: all the volunteers, organizers, activists, donors + resource provi…✅ Ben Jealous (MD)
✅ Stacey Abrams (GA)
✅ Andrew Gillum (FL)
✅ Ilhan Omar (MN)
✅ Rashida Tlaib (MI)
✅ James Thompso… @TheDailyShow: “I got elected on not taking corporate PAC money, and I have absolutely no intention of changing that whatsoever.”
Full….Congratulations, @AndrewGillum!
The progressive movement is transforming the country - and he proved that again to… @Biaggi4NY: WHAT A DAY! Endorsed by the @nytimes and canvassing with my friend @ocasio2018—we are SPRINTING toward Election Day, Thursda….Mark your calendars now: on September 20th, join us in Union Square with @UPROSE, @yeampierre, @NaomiAKlein & other… by conservative estimates, about as many Americans died in Hurricane María as on 9/11.
After 9/11, our countr…“Those of us that live in the trenches know what it takes to change our communities and make them better.”
- Kerri… our campaign registered over 80 new voters on Rikers Island.
The project was led by one of our 19 year old s… Bronx crossover you’ve been waiting for 🙅🏽‍♀️ major consequence of low wages and expensive childcare is that many parents either leave their children before th…🕵🏽‍♀️📖 Get ready to investigate the GOP’s:
- Federal response to Puerto Rico
- Human rights violations under ICE
-… @SalazarSenate18: Canvass for Julia and meet @Ocasio2018!
After our Thursday canvass, we'll head to @ourwickedlady for a @T4CatOWL even….@THEKIDMERO PaRappa the Rapper
Crash Bandicoot.I love when people find new, creative ways to organize. ⬇️“In a surprisingly united vote, almost all members of the DNC curtailed the ability of the superdelegates to vote o…💃🏽🕺🏽 all the women, people of color, LGBT+, and working class Americans running for office: I know this journey is ha… McCain’s legacy represents an unparalleled example of human decency and American service.
As an intern, I lea… to see that the DNC has removed the ability of superdelegates to vote in presidential primaries.
This is a p… @errollouis: “Immigrants: we get the job done.” out, registering new voters, and having some virgin piña coladas at the Allerton Street Festival in the Bro… movement that’s mobilizing teens to rally for PRIMARY elections is a movement we should all be paying attention t… @AlyJohnsonKurts: Here at the fantastic American Legion space with @nikhilgoya_l introducing @ZephyrTeachout, @Ocasio2018, and @JumaaneW….RT @RossBarkan: Really pumped to announce @Ocasio2018 is supporting us. This is a BIG DEAL as we get ready for our ultimate fight against @….RT @heykmenz: I wrote about the national #prisonstrike for @mic and how @RoKhanna and @Ocasio2018 were the only pols I could find who are e….Oh, did you think we’re through organizing NYC?
We’re just getting started. Our next goal: Elect NY’s next Attorne…'It is not the critic who counts; not the one who points out how the strong person stumbles... the credit belongs t… @MaraGay: I get angry listening to New Yorkers tell @NYCMayor about the tenant harassment landlords use to illegally push them out of th….RT @jessemckinley: .@andylocal and @tylerpager with a crazy look at the apparently attempt of the Queens machine to hold power after @Ocasi….Vestiges of Tammany Hall are alive and well in NYC. In our primary, we challenged one of NY's most powerful machine… our primary win, many local volunteers, inspired by our election, began to run for County Committee. It's one… of course, these are in addition to our endorsements of
- @SalazarSenate18 for State Senate (… BROOKLYN: @RossBarkan is an amazing progressive running in red-to-blue Senate NY-22.… up: Alessandra Biaggi (@Biaggi4NY) for State Senate in BX/Westch! 💪🏼💜
Alessandra's been knocking doors NONSTO… endorses @JumaaneWilliams for Lt. Governor:
Jumaane is a longtime progressive a… and Queens (and New York!)
I often get asked how we continue the wave of progressive change in our city, sta… is not anti-feminist to talk about ripped jeans and lipstick, because proud self-expression and acceptance is wh… @Laurajaxheights: What a joy yesterday to introduce my MIL to ⁦@Ocasio2018⁩. Rosaelena is staying for a bit in #NY14 to wait out hurrica….I video chatted with my abuela today and she told me “Ponte las pilas, ahora estas en la politica!” 🤣🤣
She also sa… @chrislhayes: A good reminder that
1) NYC literally cannot exist as currently constituted without a functional subway
2) How much privat….At this point, any candidate or official who doesn’t support Medicare for All could be seen as holding a “fringe” s… are attacking us because we are winning:
- A majority of Republican voters, 52%, now support Medicare for All.… of teachers spend out-of-pocket money for their classrooms.
The fact that we can find money for guns in school… ensure that working class Americans enjoy a stake in our nation’s economic growth, we must commit to building a… you know that the 13th Amendment abolished *some* slavery in the United States - but not all?
I don’t believe… children’s lives are on the line.
Not a single elected official, Democrat OR Republican, should accept money f… case you missed it in yesterday’s GOP bonanza,
Sitting GOP Congressman @Rep_Hunter was also indicted.
My progr… @ZephyrTeachout: Clock stopping. Cohen admits in court that he broke key anticorruption laws at the direction of the President.
Lot's….👍🏽 wasn’t just Trump’s lawyer, he was the Deputy Finance Chair for the *Republican National Committee.*
This cr…’s Campaign Manager was just found guilty of 8 crimes. His lawyer just pleaded guilty to ANOTHER 8 *and* admit… @ZephyrTeachout: If Donald Trump pardons Manafort, the federal pardon would not cover state crimes. As AG of New York, I will investigat….Proud of Kelly Loan Marie Tran for this powerful essay.
Many benefit from the silence of women, the poor, & margin… only do we celebrate and love our Muslim brothers and sisters, but we elect them too! (In the Midwest, to boot… to all our brothers & sisters celebrating #EidAlAdha in #NY14 & beyond!.If the GOP wants to make deporting white supremacists a platform plank of theirs, I’d be more than happy to help th…"Wherever per-person Facebook use rose ... above the nat’l average, attacks on refugees increased by ~50 percent."…’s another ICE story from Queens: ICE detained & imprisoned a US citizen for 2 years.
“ICE seemed totally unco… US criminal justice system is fraught with the unhealed wounds of American slavery, Jim Crow, classism, and sys… begins a nationwide prison strike demanding humane conditions & end to prison slavery.
The US incarcerates m… means not having an agency that incarcerates children and sexually assaults women with impunity.
It do… @jnmedina8989: Had a great (and inspired) time at the @ZephyrTeachout and @Ocasio2018 mini-rally earlier today. These women are helping….This is really cool! As a kid, my dad taught me how to cross-stitch and make model airplanes with those little kits… @ZephyrTeachout: Thank you Alexandria for your moral clarity, leadership, solidarity and support! restaurant I used to work at is closing its doors.
I swung by today to say hi one last time, and kid around wi… There is a certain intimacy in physical community - when the people sitting next to you are at your bodeg… average American worker is producing 74% more value at work, but our wages have only gone up 9%.
We‘re fightin… @ZephyrTeachout: I just dropped my phone when I opened the news!!! The New York Times just endorsed us saying it is "the most important….RT @ryangrim: I like the approach of thinking through this stuff in the open. She’s trying a new kind of bottom-up politics, and this is wh….YES!
Thrilled to see that @nytimes chose to endorse @ZephyrTeachout.
A lot of folks talk tough on Trump, but Zep… be honest, the event was very successful.
People were much more comfortable sharing their personal issues with… trying to make a mountain out of a molehill, but we are genuinely trying to create environments of where our co… up on how this became a thing while I was gone.
Biggest critique is it should‘ve been labeled “private,”… @NelStamp 🌹💜.RT @BeschlossDC: Aretha Franklin, age 26, sings national anthem at opening of 1968 Democratic National Convention, 50 years ago next week:….Back home after a lovely few days off enjoying US examples of Democratic Socialism, like:
- Acadia National Park
-… higher education is a worthwhile investment with profound benefits to society.
Kudos, @nyuniversity.…, with this town hall non-story: it was designed to protect + invite vulnerable populations to PUBLIC d…’m still on time off, but I can’t help but wonder why the GOP would make this comparison when my actual policies a… Our community is 50% immigrant. Folks are victims of DV, trafficking, + have personal medical issues.… @NicholsUprising: Traveling across the US at an urgent pace, ⁦@Ocasio2018⁩ seeks not to promote herself but to promote a movement and it….Incredible and groundbreaking victory. Congratulations @christineforvt & shout out to Vermont voters for continuing… @IlhanMN just WON her Minnesota primary, while outspent as well! 💪🏽💜
She and @RashidaTlaib will be the firs… @saikatc: Looking like @justicedems will be winning 3 for 3 today. @IlhanMN is going to be the second muslim woman alongside @RashidaTla….RT @IlhanMN: There are 8 more hours to vote!
Find your polling location → @the_wing I believe that all Americans should be covered by healthcare - and can fight for that value… @the_wing Changes like these are extraordinarily impactful, and the lives of many will be transformed… fights to achieve living wage & healthcare for ALL.
Until then, I am thrilled to work with leaders like… know that whatever you’re going through - you’re not alone in going through it. And there are blueprints of en…“Had to talk to God, dropped down, and prayed for this/
To my surprise, He replied, said, "You made for this"/
Tha… to others: Until We All Win - @serenawilliams yesterday’s town hall, someone asked how I, as just a human, am dealing with the hate, subconscious bias & criti… everyone, after a wild 7 weeks since my primary election and a lot of organizing, I’m taking a few days off… @DemSocialists Thank you! Honored to be alongside leaders like you in the fight for a better nation 💜.Ocasio2018 Bronx & Queens stops are designed to foster community and restore civic life.
They are intended for liv… @BerniceKing: We need to learn how to compliment without comparison. You don’t have to be “the next _________.” Be the first YOU..RT @NickGulotta: It's rooms like this that change the world. TY @Ocasio2018 for organizing and listening to the community at today's listen….Just wrapped up an amazing community conversation & listening tour stop in Corona, Queens!
Guess what: we talked a… a bit, I went to stump for other inspiring candidates across the country.
Now some have won their primaries &… @KanielaIng: No matter what happens tonight, we have already won. We built a movement around unapologetic advocacy for working people. W….RT @ErikaAndiola: Starting my DACA renewal application! It doesn't expire soon, but there's a chance we might lose the ability to renew wit….RT @SarahSmith2018: I’m so proud to announce @seattletimes called it.
We took 2nd.
Now we get to push forward into November confident t….RT @OurRevolution: The majority of money paid to the insurance industry goes to overhead costs, executive salaries, marketing and other cos….RT @commondefense: Throughout history military veterans, service members, and families have been part of vital social movements for progres….It is a complete honor to organize with @commondefense.
These veterans, service members, + their families are driv… time female candidate makes small slip on a budgetary figure during extemporaneous interview: “This girl is SO… @karaforcongress: Thanks @Ocasio2018 for the shout out! #NE02 total, EIGHTEEN of my @justicedems brother + sister candidates are advancing to the general election, and there… again, a progressive woman was underestimated - this time, it’s @SarahSmith2018.
News outlets called her race… you, @labourwomen! 🌹✨ @KanielaIng: Tomorrow is Election Day. We can have healthcare, education, housing, and a livable climate, BUT ONLY IF WE VOTE. Please br….RT @colbertlateshow: So excited to revisit this interview with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tonight! #LSSC @Ocasio2018 11:35/10:35c tonight @CB….@danahull No, @SamFathallah did:’s campaign video is simply incredible.
Watch it. You won’t regret it. @IlhanMN: Thank you for your support, sister.
It’s time we change the face of Congress. I can’t wait to serve with you.….@IlhanMN Of course hermana. Let’s cross that finish line together. 💜💪🏽.RT @justicedems: When amazing people come together we can change the world. @Ocasio2018 @IlhanMN, if you don’t already know about Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN), it’s time to know & support her.
She’s a modern da… @KanielaIng: Filming at Iolani Palace. We’re talking about how two millennials from working class families ended up running for Congres….#FightforAloha! @CREDOMobile: Powerful from @Ocasio2018: "What we are doing here today is not just about an election, but it is about a moral prerogativ….RT @KanielaIng: Our #FightForAloha rally brought together 750 people+! It’s the biggest political event for a candidate in Hawaii in years.….RT @ZephyrTeachout: This week and last I've been attacked by FOX, NRA TV, Rush Limbaugh (a friend's father reported), The National Review &….RT @shaunking: I believe in @KanielaIng. We need him in Congress. isn’t just about electing Kaniela to Congress.
It’s about building and supporting a generation of leaders tha… to join @KanielaIng today as we #FightForAloha across the nation. so we’re clear.
Things we FIND money to pay for:
✅ $2T in tax cuts for billionaires
✅ $210 Billion Trade War…“But how are we going to pay for the Space Force?”
Oh wait sorry - we only ask that when it comes to healthcare, e… like catcalling, I don’t owe a response to unsolicited requests from men with bad intentions.
And also like c… @DPasquesi: "...why is it that our pockets only empty when it comes to education and healthcare..."
@Ocasio2018 about the fact that everyday people in the Progressive movement did all of this while knocking on their neighb… the 1st Muslim woman (& 2nd @DemSocialists member) going to Congress not stunning?
What about @JamesThompsonKS… Gracias! 🖖🏽😉.RT @tedlieu: Under our Constitution, the duty of Congress is not to clear the President. The duty of Congress is to be a check and balance….RT @AlexCKaufman: Here’s @Ocasio2018 talking about climate change as a crisis as urgent as healthcare and education: “Why are our pockets….RT @CNNPolitics: "We only have empty pockets when it comes to the morally right things to do, but when it comes to tax cuts for billionaire….RT @robdelaney: The list of things they talked about is as exciting as the 2 of them being in one place. @whysimonewhy: I remember @Ocasio2018 was constantly asked “how will u feel if u lose?” & she‘d say, “The people in my district & our su….RT @anjelica: 🚨 ATTN New Yorkers: The deadline to register to vote in September primaries (for @ZephyrTeachout or @CynthiaNixon!) is on a S….RT @lizjaff: Packed room for @Ocasio2018 and @AdyBarkan tonight in the Bronx. I havent seen a reception like this for a member of Congress….@chrislhayes @AdyBarkan Parkchester - St. Paul’s Lutheran Church..Last night, ⁦@AdyBarkan⁩ & I hosted a Labor Town Hall in a sweltering, packed church in the Bronx.
Hundreds of Bro… Thank you for your important work for the community!.RT @daveweigel: Under the radar: There will be at least TWO @DemSocialists in the next Congress. @RashidaTlaib, like @Ocasio2018, is a dues….@sharicedavids @KCStar Congratulations, @sharicedavids! Your win is an incredible inspiration to so many, myself included..RT @PhoebSchmidt: Inspirational to say the least. @Ocasio2018 and @AdyBarkan talking about the future of labor and healthcare. This midterm….Whenever the Right is being particularly feisty towards me, the first thing I do is check to see which bad news of… in the short-term are important milemarkers and necessary to building power.
But you can’t be afraid of loss.… strategy:
- Push in winnable races
- Build power (& win some!) in long-shot races
- Make unlikely races f… @RashidaTlaib @JamesThompsonKS She did win!.GOP can’t handle the truth, so they just make up their own.
It’s alright. Denial is the 1st stage of acceptance 😉… did it!!
She pulled an amazing win last night, and will likely be the first Muslim woman and Palest…, @AbdulElSayed & @CoriBush ran incredible first-time campaigns. They built power and experience at hom… had some major Progressive wins last night:
✅ @RashidaTlaib won!
✅ @JamesThompsonKS won & made R+20 district R+… @TeamstersJC16: Thank you @Ocasio2018 for inviting us to your Bronx town hall to talk about the @donttrashnyc campaign and #JusticeForMo….Thank YOU, @AdyBarkan, for sharing your strength and fight for #MedicareForAll and economic dignity with our Bronx… @THEPOINTCDC Anytime. Thank you for coming out and sharing your work with the community!.RT @CWADistrict1: "It's not just about organizing for an election. It's about organizing for a new labor movement!" -@Ocasio2018 speaking a….About to kick off our 1st Bronx Town Hall with @AdyBarkan!
Today’s Town Hall theme is Labor. We’ll be talking abou… Thank you so much!.🚨 If you live in the following states, you need to VOTE TODAY:
- Michigan
- Missouri
- Kansas
- Washington
- Ohio… you! @SalazarSenate18: Why does New York have some of the most restrictive voting laws in the country? Here's how we can fight to expand voti….Things the GOP is NOT concerned about:
-child separations
-mass shootings
-white supremacist rallies
-holding child… @PodSaveAmerica: "The average age of a House Democrat right now is 65 years old... I don't think that they exactly see how rising income….“[The events] were organizing meetings — the kind that used to be held in the back of union halls and community cen… @PodSaveAmerica: "We need to start reframing our issues from left-to-right to top-and-down."
@Ocasio2018 joins tomorrow's Pod https://t….RT @MoveOn: "There is no district too red for us to flip." @Ocasio2018 lays out how Democrats can win this fall in this must-watch speech f….RT @Welcome2theBX: Whether documented or undocumented one thing is clear:  Immigrants have helped shape the economic boom The Bronx is curr….RT @CREDOMobile: "It's time to remember that universal college, education, trade school, a federal jobs guarantee, exploration of a univers….I think the biggest mistake that political folks make (press, campaigns, “strategists,” etc) is flattening the worl… 2008 crisis represented one of the largest wealth transfers in American history.
Across industries, experts no… @hamiltonnolan: “The swing voter is not red to blue. The swing voter is non voter to voter. That’s our swing voter.” - @Ocasio2018 https….RT @charlesarthur: “It’s time for us to come home” is a powerful rallying cry for a political party, especially when yoked to those accompl….1. Puerto Rico IS the United States.
2. PR is a prime example of vulture fund exploitation, often called “disaster… @ella_nilsen: .@Ocasio2018 is calling on Dems to return to the sweeping policy proposals of FDR and Lyndon Johnson.
“It’s time to own….RT @kai_newkirk: .@Ocasio2018 at #NN18 —
“There is no district in America too red to flip."
“Fight for social, economic & racial….@ErikaAndiola Thank you hermana 💜 your fight inspires mine.RT @GuardianJessica: In which @Ocasio2018 tells @Sarah_Smarsh she decided to run while watching people protest at Standing Rock. Wow. https….Believe it or not, I receive nice letters from Republican voters who value 2 things:
1) I don’t take lobbyist $
2)… @chrissgardner: “We’re here to ensure that we’re living in a humane a good society.” @Ocasio2018 #aocxdsala….RT @clairecdowns: I left work early to see @Ocasio2018 because it’s truly women like her that make me feel like I can too. “I filled a pape….“Working through direct contact with fellow citizens has been the basis of the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez campaign.”… @elonTglickman: This @Ocasio2018 fundraiser is being opened by a prayer from American Indian Movement. This is my first congressional fu…..@ZephyrTeachout speaking out on Abolish ICE, *while running for NY Attorney General,* while PREGNANT (!!), definit… movement isn’t just about short-term wins.
It’s also about planting long-term seeds. @JamesThompsonKS: Thank you for the shout out @Ocasio2018 and for continuing to be a shining example of the progressive movement. Looki….RT @ddayen: A quick thought that the @Ocasio2018 event I just attended was the most productive and necessary candidate event I've ever been….This is wrong. Shaun is an activist that has been targeted in the past. Anonymous claims should be thoroughly vette… NYC to LA, runaway housing markets, community displacement, & lack of mental health services is creating an ex… How do we pay for Medicare for All?
A: Our current system costs more than M4A.
People already pay hundreds/mon… @AbdulElSayed: For too long, they've told us it’s impossible to stand up to their power.
We’re #DoneWaiting. On August 7th, we show the….Faster alone, further together. @YahooNews: Members of the Justice Democrats have supported each other leading up to this year’s midterm elections. @Ocasio2018’s rally….I wrote these words for everyone who struggles in their youth
Who won't accept deception, instead of what is truth… @RoKhanna: When someone says that Medicare for all costs $32 trillion, we should mention how our current system costs $49 trillion.
Med….RT @RoKhanna: When someone says that Medicare for all costs $32 trillion, we should mention how our current system costs $49 trillion.
Med….Thank you so very much, @timoreilly! @MichaelDTubbs: Broke bread this morning with @Ocasio2018. We talked about the similarities between her district and Stockton, about in….We’ve got about ONE WEEK LEFT until a whole slew of elections come up across the country.
From @KanielaIng &… @thehill: Sanders "thanks" Koch brothers for study showing Medicare for All will cut healthcare costs: https://t….Doing some future-focused organizing today!
Had the honor of sharing breakfast and thoughts with Mayor… we destabilize families, we destabilize communities.
ICE tactics are destabilizing US communities, & that imp… highly doubt that Sessions and this administration, who fought to ban Muslims from this country, value “religious…“The plight of working-class people is the same no matter the city,” said Ocasio-Cortez.
“Struggling to make ends… hours.
5 rallies.
4 cities.
1 movement.
Michigan, it’s been real. Now let’s get to work.
For the next 8 days,… @morville: It was inspiring to see @Ocasio2018 and @AbdulElSayed at today's #AbdulForMichigan rally in Ypsilanti. @AbdulElSayed: "Don't let them carve us up into 'red' districts and 'blue' districts, where it is 'possible' and where it is 'impossible….RT @RothTheReporter: "What we do to #Flint is what we do to the Bronx, is what we do to Standing Rock, is what we do to Baltimore, is what….A year ago, nat’l reporters called @AbdulElSayed’s bid for MI Governor “youthful naïveté.”
The idea of a “no-name”… @AbdulElSayed: What a day.
This is the start of a movement. Thank you all. @masc4masque: “We should consider the ‘swing vote’ to mean changing non-voter to VOTER”
—@Ocasio2018 supporting @AbdulElSayed in Detroi….RT @LittleMissFlint: She ran and she won. @Ocasio2018 is paving the way for girls like me to follow in her footsteps, an honor to stand wi….Each stop on our MI tour is getting almost double expected turnout - we’ve spoken to well over 1,000 revved up supp… @ella_nilsen: There’s a huge crowd filling a HS auditorium in Grand Rapids to see @AbdulElSayed and @Ocasio2018 today. Much larger than….RT @JeffSpakowski: Grand Rapids is #DoneWaiting . Up soon, @Ocasio2018 and @AbdulElSayed !!! @ktumulty: Press avail. There were about 1000 people at @AbdulElSayed @Ocasio2018 rally in Grand Rapids. Sat morning in a conservative p….Last year, a Bronx public school tested with lead levels 16x higher than Flint.
Communities are connected. Our dig… Bronx & Flint.
Queens & Detroit.
I firmly believe that the success of working people are connected across the… beauty. Congressman is far from the only one with these views in Washington.
The GOP has 0 moral or political authori… @TheDailyShow: "We're here to talk about wages and education. We're here to talk about saving our planet...we're here to talk about peop….@AmesCG You make a great point. Thank you! I’ll take a peek..Single-payer healthcare: Exists in 16 countries
Tuition-free (or nearly-free) college: Exists in 15 countries
Maj… @TheDailyShow: TONIGHT: New York Democratic congressional nominee @Ocasio2018 is here! @KateAronoff: "But how will we pay for it?" Thank you all for your work to protect and advance human rights at our border..Children and parents have been separated, moved from “The Freezer Room” to “The Kennel Room” & are referred to by r… GOP is:
- weak on fighting for working class Americans
- weak on crime
- weak on equal rights
- weak on nationa… wasn’t. Everyday people are mobilizing to help their neighbors TODAY 5:30pm-7:30pm.
Bring an item you would pack if o…“[The fight for abolition] is the crucible and the soul of this state,” Ocasio-Cortez said, articulating what many… I was a bit younger, I saw @reshmasaujani run for office in NYC and then start Girls Who Code.
It was powerfu… @daveweigel: Tomorrow marks one month since @Ocasio2018's upset win in New York. Since then, Democrats have moved from +5.7 to +8.2 on t….RT @PolitiFact: NEW: @Ocasio2018 said in New York City, "for every one person experiencing homelessness here, there are about three vacant….RT @saikatc: Please donate to Kaniela. Imagine what we could get done in Congress if @Ocasio2018 and @KanielaIng went there together. https….I support @SenWarren & @SenSanders‘ Marshall Plan for Puerto Rico.
We must also talk about the cancellation of PR’… subjugation and treatment of Puerto Ricans as 2nd-class citizens of the United States is nothing new.
It’s cod… is estimated that almost 5,000 Puerto Ricans have died in the wake of Hurricane María.
The Federal government m… years ago today (July 25th, 1898) Puerto Rico was invaded and made a colony of the United States.
Puerto Rican…, and thank you!
Your daughters were so lovely and spirited - they brightened my day. 💜 @cynthiamraz: Community is priority!
there is no one person that is the future of the democratic party - there is a people that is the…..@KanielaIng + I both lost our dads at a young age, 2 coasts apart.
That threw each of us into working multiple jo…’ve spoken about amazing Dem candidates, but we also have some incredible incumbents poised to do powerful work if… really had a lot of fun with this.
Thank you @Maria_Hinojosa & @julito77 for hosting this refreshing, open, and… @SalazarSenate18: This ruling is great news for Uber drivers throughout New York — but we can't stop now. All employees, including "gig….As a kid, my parents let me stay up late to watch Captain Janeway lead her crew home through desperate straits, whi… neighborhood adores our @nypl branch.
Libraries are so much more than books. They are sanctuaries for children… are so scared of me that they’re faking videos and presenting them as real on Facebook because they can… News: Conservative goes to our @CoriBush rally in St. Louis and... gets inspired? And then... gets uncomfo… advice on what you can do from @lizzieohreally.
What’s your favorite journalism outlet? I grew up on the @NYDailyNews and am incredibly saddened by Tronc’s sudden announcement.
News outlets deser… @RepBrendanBoyle: Dismissing a candidate like @Ocasio2018 because of gender or age is simply wrong. Anyone who does so is certainly not….RT @Grace4NY: This ‘girl or whoever she is’ is my future colleague from Queens who will serve with me in Congress where men make up over 80….@Grace4NY 🙌🏽 NY delegation represent! Thank you @Grace4NY 💜.¡Gracias por su apoyo, Congresista Velázquez! 💜 fact that paying people enough to live is considered a “radical, far-left” position says more about the current… Thank you so very much!.@USRepKCastor @RonDeSantisFL @jbendery 💜.Rep DeSantis, it seems you‘re confused as to “whatever I am.”
I am a Puerto Rican woman. It‘s strange you don’t kn… @Maria_Hinojosa: Me and the Latina who changed American political history @ocasio2018 and w @inthethickshow co host @julito77 and our @L….New York City is experiencing the highest rate of homelessness since the Great Depression.
For every 1 person expe… Anytime..@leahmcelrath @sharicedavids Hey Leah, I mention it here: you for your thoughtful insight! @sharicedavids @RepStephMurphy As for gender in endorsements, I believe the majority of my endorsements have gone towards women an… @sharicedavids Hey Imani, I find Sharice fabulous and inspiring. Our teams are in touch as well. In… was a lovely 48 hours in the Midwest, but there’s no place like home 😉
Meanwhile, our team was busy electing a…“Trump chose the justice most likely to say he could not be indicted.”
Kavanaugh is a deeply disturbing SCOTUS nom… is @LinseyFaganTX - a working mom who had the audacity to run for Congress in Texas, and WON her primary.
- S… is my sister @CoriBush in St. Louis tonight.
She is one of the most inspiring people I know. 💜 @keithellison: Ya gotta vote, guys. Seriously.“Where there are working-class people, exhorted Ocasio-Cortez, there is hope for the progressive movement.
Later,… @JamesThompsonKS: Whether you’re a country boy from Kansas, or “a girl from the Bronx”, we share the same values of making sure working….RT @justicedems: "Hope is not something that is found, hope is something that we make. We make hope. We create hope when we knock on our ne….RT @BryanLowry3: .@Ocasio2018 calls on every person in the room to knock on 10, 50 doors a piece. "If you have never knocked on a door befo….- 3,000 people gathered in Wichita, Kansas,
- on a Friday at 1pm,
- 3 months before the general election,
- to sup… you to everyone who came together in Wichita to rally for @JamesThompsonKS!
If we work hard and knock our ne… @_chicharogarcia: .@Ocasio2018 on stage now, says her state report in elementary school was on Kansas:
"I learned that Kansas was founde….I read as many letters as I can - from people of all walks of life, backgrounds, and beliefs. We are in this togeth… 💜.RT @ZephyrTeachout: When infowars and Joe Lieberman are going after you, you know you're doing something right! Happy to be a dangerous wom….RT @RAICESTEXAS: Thank you for your leadership on this, @Ocasio2018 is a human rights violation to separate children from parents, as ICE has done.
This admin continues to keep ch… @Sarah_Smarsh: My traveling-construction-worker dad tried to get day off for @SenSanders @Ocasio2018 @JamesThompsonKS rally tomorrow but….Wow - our Unite for America rally in Kansas tomorrow outgrew the Orpheum Theater in 10 hours!
We have moved to Cen… @BernieSanders: This week I’m traveling to Kansas with @Ocasio2018 to rally in support of @JamesThompsonKS and @BrentWelder for Congress….@davewiner .@BrentWelder is polling 7 points above the GOP incumbent. @JamesThompsonKS single-handedly turned an (R…’s scared! 😎
We’re taking the 🌊 to KANSAS in *two* red-to-blue districts this week - because an honest, g… @dellavolpe: Like @Ocasio2018 said in @NewYorker interview, upsets happen when you expand the electorate. Thanks for this analysis @hod…..@ZephyrTeachout is already shifting policy and she’s not even AG yet.
She knows exactly what needs to get done, i… @NYWFP: We couldn't be more thrilled to be backing @Ocasio2018. We're going all-out to elect Alexandria and other progressive insurgents….Had a blast at the Pelham Bay Playground for All Children’s puppet show this morning!
Together as a community, we… who seek substantive change are almost always told some version of:
- “you’re crazy”
- “you don’t know anyt… @dccc @TheDemocrats @dscc Thank you!.This is the current state of NYC infrastructure. My subway line.
Whether it’s rebuilding subways or bridges, we ne… actual crisis: @DHSgov + @SecNielsen have ripped 2000+ children from their parents, violating their internation… @colinb1123 Improved and Expanded Medicare for All is the full name of HR676..We‘re fighting for Improved & Expanded Medicare for All.
We‘re fighting for college + trade school without crushin… Thank you so very much..@SRuhle Hey Stephanie, it’s important that we not give into the hysteria of the alt-right. This is selectively spli… the Federal minimum wage to a living wage, and supporting a revitalized, 21st century labor movement are tw… big economic 🐘 in the room: Real wages in the US have not risen in decades.
Meanwhile, costs of living (rent,… your next Uber/hail service driver what their life is like.
Many are teachers, or work retail, or have another… why you leap to interpret my comments in the dimmest light possible - almost as though you have an agenda🤔… an awesome time talking with @deray on @PodSaveThePpl!
Listen in ⤵️ @NewYorker: When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez—who is almost certain to become the youngest woman ever elected to Congress—was five or so, her….Had an amazing time tonight joining @AdaColau & Amy Goodman in conversation about how our politics can change (up a… @MeganLasher: "Bullies rely on no one standing up to them. And for a really long time, no one has stood up to them," @Ocasio2018 to @ELL….@pwbnyc Thank you so much for having me!.@bungarsargon Thank you, Batya.
While I engage on this issue, I would also like to invite folks to engage in the i… organizing doesn’t stop. Ocasio2018 is now partnering w/ groups across the district to register 20k new voters… @edwardnelson4tn: "We have to reach nonvoters. The progressive movement is not going to win by running to the middle. We have to reach t….Right now: I'm hopping on an all-hands organizing call with everyday members of the New York Working Families Party… reason some say I’m “radical” is because I am unafraid to look ahead & explore or champion ideas like:
✅ A Fede… I call a Congressional candidate Progressive, it’s because they meet ALL of these standards:
✅ No Corporate 💰… @macartney: A MILLION thanks to @Ocasio2018 for riding bikes with us today! I’m excited for a #NY14 rep who understands that safe street….Although bike lanes aren’t strictly a Congressional issue, they’re certainly part of the larger picture of a just t… notice how the “how do you pay for it” argument is selectively employed against working class benefits?
FT: “… @MargaretHoover: Thank you @Ocasio2018 for your honesty, authenticity & willingness to engage in a respectful exchange of ideas. But we….It honestly was a breath of fresh air. @MargaretHoover brings her own self and style, yet is true to Buckley’s lega… really believe this conversation w/ @MargaretHoover, an avowed conservative, on @FiringLineShow is a model for po… Your endorsement still is a big deal to me!.RT @ShaunKing: I just want to be clear here.
I endorsed @Ocasio2018 last November.
It was so long ago that my endorsement was actually….It was hard for me to leave my restaurant job. When you work long days in a hard job with thoughtful and funny peop… @HOT97: . @Ocasio2018 speaks about working as a bartender weeks before her historic primary win in #NYC.
Watch the full interview wher….@SilverLuxHD Hey! Thank you so much for getting involved. Can you send an email with what you just described here to @ZephyrTeachout: I love these photos. The politics of fear and big money, corruption and bigotry, can be defeated in our country by radi….As dark as times may seem, we have a tremendous opportunity in front of us.
Folks are voting like never before. Pr… took a risk because she thought it was the right thing to do. Her independence and strength to sta… few weeks ago, I was too much of a risk to be around in NYC politics. No political figure would even say my name.… job! 💪🏽💜
County Committee is a fabulous way for everyday people to get involved - it’s a very powerful seat,… @michael_kurtz: WATCH @Ocasio2018 keep it local & talk Queens, The Bronx & more w/ @errollouis on @NY1 @o (PART….So much for “Born to Run.”
If you want to see me in Congress, we need your help now more than ever. We cannot unde… stated on live TV that he would absolutely support my candidacy.
Instead, he’s stood me up for all… ready to hop on with @oldmanebro & @EBROINTHEAM at 9:30am!
Take note📝: Hot97 reported on our primary race… the headline, read the report - a full 43% of Democratic voters ALREADY support #AbolishICE. Another 23% are u… @KanielaIng: A reporter just jabbed me with “Hawaii is not the Bronx.”
Maybe not. But we share a struggle.
A minority majority facing….RT @NY1: Speaking to @InsideCityHall on Wednesday, @Ocasio2018 says @ICEgov is operating with impunity and worsening the child separation c….RT @InsideCityHall: .@Ocasio2018 believes her congressional race is energizing the community vote in anticipation of September’s primary. “….RT @SalazarSenate18: Alexandria & I know that megadonors are no match for bold candidates with vision who can inspire people to action.
L….RT @JuanMaBenitez: No te pierdas nuestra entrevista con @Ocasio2018 en #PuraPolítica este viernes a las 6pm y 11pm en @NY1noticias. Hablamo….I had a great time on @InsideCityHall today.
@errollouis brought some of the most substantive questions that I’ve… @terry_renaud: @DanielDenvir interviews @Ocasio2018 in @jacobinmag: "If you are a person that can mobilize bodies, you can make change.….I adored my father. Losing him was very hard for my family, and I fight because I know how many families out there… received a letter yesterday from a long-lost friend of his, who shared an apartment building and childhood with h… most humbling gifts of this experience: the handful of letters I have received from people who knew my father.… @cwabobmaster: “A clear message of racial, economic, climate and gender justice will resonate not just in the Bx & Qns but everywhere ac….RT @MamaDeak: So inspirational to meet and hear from @Ocasio2018 today at our @CWADistrict1 Leadership Conference. “Our strength is drawn f….Had an incredible time sharing thoughts with @CWAUnion members this morning.
The power of grassroots organizing is… @jacobinmag: In an extensive interview, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Ocasio2018) discusses the nuts and bolts of her victory, why centrist….Shockingly - and I’m told this is not a joke - we have ALSO won a primary in the neighboring 15th Congressional Dis… @CynthiaNixon: Why don't pundits who are so obsessed with @Ocasio2018 supporting democratic socialism ask corporate-backed politicians w….RT @christiegeorge: Success always has so many fathers, so I love this thread from @Ocasio2018 highlighting HOW and WHO did all the things.….RT @Longreads: "It is hard to believe something is possible if you have never seen it happen before. Now we’ve seen it happen. Now we know.….FYI, I’m not in DC and will not be there this week.
Any reporting to that end is incorrect. I’ll let y’all know!
Thanks :).RT @PELightning: Met @Ocasio2018 on a the street a little earlier! Very cool..RT @AbdulElSayed: It's time for a politics that represents us all – not just the powerful. I am proud to welcome the endorsement of Alexand….Honored to have the endorsement of @MaketheRoadAct! Rule: anyone that was cool with the GOP inventing $2 trillion out of thin air for freebies for people with yach… @cenkuygur: This is exactly why we started Justice Democrats. 2020 is everything but that fight starts right now. Voting in both the pri….The fact that #ScotusPick Kavanuaugh believes that a President cannot be indicted is an automatic disqualification… I had known this was going to happen I would have gotten another tube! 😂 It’s not. They can’t seem to engage in fair, honest discourse, so instead they debate fake accounts a… @jorgeramosnews: Aquí va mi entrevista con Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @Ocasio2018
Here’s my interview with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @Oca….@NancySinatra Thank you! 💜.RT @SikhProf: An honor to support Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a beacon of light in our current political moment.
Especially grateful to hav….The more we help each other shine, the brighter our future becomes.✨
Success isn’t zero-sum - another’s ascent isn… Thank you brother! 💜.RT @divya624: “For far too long we have voted for people who we think will win, rather than people who we think are right.”
@Ocasio2018 sp….Happy to welcome @AbdulElSayed as he made a quick pit stop by NYC! here LIVE-STREAMING with the best gubernatorial candidate for Michigan, @AbdulElSayed!
Wifi was sparse, so for… @Carrasquillo: “At a time when Democratic leadership’s message was ‘We’re working on the message’ [@Ocasio2018] offered bold, progressiv….@GideonResnick @NaureenAkhter ^^ 🤗.RT @alexanderchee: This account from an @Ocasio2018 campaign volunteer has me more determined to help change Congress than ever before. htt….If you want to learn about the actual ins and outs of our campaign, listen *directly* from the people who organized… Red to Blue, doesn't take Corporate lobbyist 💰 ⬇️’s almost as if... my platform advances policies... that are already proven to work! 🤔
- Social Security (lift t… out to my girl @SarahSmith2018 running in Washington for opening her official campaign office!
This is a maj… years ago: Jobs Guarantee, Universal Healthcare & Housing as a Right were all championed by the President of the… @CoreyRobin: Another way @Ocasio2018 is different: not even elected, she's already trying to build a concerted, collective force—united….All of these folks are Congressional candidates. (We took this photo *last year*)
Sure looks like an awesome caucu… @amjoyshow: ALEXANDRIA @OCASIO2018: There are 60 congressional candidates nationwide that are refusing corporate and lobbyist money in t….RT @AlPunto: .@Ocasio2018 tiene 28 años y arrasó en las primarias demócratas de Nueva York por el Distrito 14 del Congreso. Nos dice a qué….@KerriHarrisDE 💜.When I talk about @CoriBush, @ZephyrTeachout, @LinseyFaganTX & other incredible candidates, it’s because I know the…’s a vicious cycle between lack of perceived “viability” and willingness to support.
If you’re not willing to… my entire race, I wasn’t “viable” enough for any established groups or people.
I had all the numbers. We share…’s a secret little word used to dismiss political candidates: “viability.”
I want these women to at least hav… Nice!.Some are asking to see the pin - I wore it most recently on Meet the Press (don’t have it on me right now) you for noticing it! Thank you! 💪🏽💜.RT @MaketheRoadNY: GRACIAS, @Ocasio2018, for visiting members of our team in Queens today! We’re so excited to work with you on the critica….Ocasio2018’s Bronx ‘office’ was a tiny space that we shared with a livery cab company.
I met with people in a back…’s Bronx ‘office’ was a tiny space that we shared with a livery cab company.
I met with people in a back… @BeyondtheTech Thank you so much! 💜.If you think the GOP is terrified of my politics now, just wait until they find out about public libraries..One thing I really appreciated about my time with @Univision today (besides practicing my Spanish) is that they wer… Likewise. Thank you for your early support, when few others were paying attention 💪🏽💜.Surprise! Thank you for this amazing educational opportunity.
You can, in fact, pursue an agenda of healthcare, fa…’s nothing like walking into the bodega, grabbing an iced cafecito, chopping it up with everyone behind the co… longer we delay real action on climate change, the more dramatic our inevitable response will have to be.
Acti… @saikatc: The number of incredible volunteers on @Ocasio2018 was mind boggling. And the 'lack of experience' allowed them to think big a….as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governm…— That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or…— That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed,.US Congress, July 4th 1776:
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they ar… win in New York is due to the hundreds (and thousands) of everyday people-turned-organizers who believed a bett… Thank you! It only happens when everyday people come together, try something new, and knock on their neighbor’s door..It seems that the GOP is so emotionally committed to keeping children in detention centers that they equate the sta… @baratunde Thank you so much!! 💜.Slave abolitionists were radical.
Suffragettes were radical.
Civil Rights organizers were radical.
Labor organizers… fact that my platform is called “radical” is more a reflection of our current political moment & how far we’ve… @PoliticalEQ: Unlike just about everyone else running in NY, @Ocasio2018 accepted literally $0 in corporate money.
70% of her funding….Our entire democracy is healthier when we increase voter turnout. We come to better collective decisions when more… 2016, New York had the second lowest primary turnout in the COUNTRY.
There are very simple and easy changes we… to New York, one of the worst offenders in voter suppression!
Many incumbents rely on LOW voter turnout he…, @ZephyrTeachout!
Looking forward to the day where all candidates can make this pledge. @emorwee: .@Ocasio2018's plan for a "Green New Deal" to spur 100% renewables by 2035 is "just the sort of audacious and bold thinking we….RT @ValerieJarrett: Love seeing @Ocasio2018 define herself rather than letting others do it for her. Seems like the right North Star to me….This is 100% true and I also have 600 unread text messages on my phone.
I am responding to them in no particular o… Thank you! Couldn’t do it without the examples of powerful women before me. ✨.I’m not running “from the left.”
I’m running from the bottom.
I’m running in fierce advocacy of working class Ameri… @keithellison: Yup! Inviting more people to participate in the governance of the society they live in. Driving turn-out around a program….RT @swingleft: "Women... have realized that no one is coming to save democracy for us, and they have set out to rescue it themselves."
To….Wondering: How many other House Democrats have a degree in Economics like I do?
Trying to find who out here is goi… am proud to be a Justice Democrat (@justicedems). JD's effort to support working class, non-corporate candidates… did we do it?
Ocasio2018 supporters nationwide:
✅ Knocked on over 120,000 doors
✅ Made over 170,000 phone call… @sahilkapur @maggieNYT 23 points?! That’s a piece of cake! I was down 35 points 3 weeks before the election 😉.RT @clairesandberg: .@AbdulElSayed just name-checked @Ocasio2018 at the 13th & 14th Congressional District Dems and Council of Baptist Past….When we come together, anything is possible.
Thank you @bwfriendstv for capturing what this movement is all about.… @Jonnelle: The district @Ocasio2018 would represent has the fifth-highest percentage of workers with service-sector jobs out of all cong….@ericandre Want to help me register new voters?.@pattonoswalt If the clapbacks aren’t enough to prove I’m a Bronxite, folks are more than welcome to keep catching these Twitter hands 😂..@SalazarSenate18 isn’t the next me, she’s the first HER 💜
Before my primary, Julia brought her team to help our f… you @SRuhle for this excellent breakdown! @mariashriver: Respect the hustle. So very true @Ocasio2018. Gotta open our eyes to the fact that so many people are hustling, working,….RT @Ocasio2018: Abdul speaks the truth.
Medicare for All, Tuition-free College, & a Green New Deal are all JOBS bills.
They spur hiring,….I believe a politics of working hard for economic, social, and racial justice can succeed anywhere in America.
Mic… won a nearly impossible race with:
- Not taking💰from corporate lobbyists
- Spending time with people that “exper… much! is the CEO of @RenttheRunway, who has chosen to extend paid family sick leave benefits to ALL her worker…“It’s time for business leaders to step up and fulfill not only their fiduciary duty ... but also their moral duty… Oh. My. Goodness. Nothing but respect for my Presidents!
(When I was a kid, my dad and I used to l… @pixelatedboat I blew it!.@pixelatedboat My identity has been exposed. I am actually Captain Catherine Janeway of the USS Voyager.With respect to the Senator, strong, clear advocacy for working class Americans isn’t just for the Bronx.
Sen. San… 3. Your attempt to strip me of my family, my story, my home, and my identity is exemplary of how scar… Hey John,
1. I didn’t go to Brown or the Ivy League. I went to BU. Try Google.
2. It is nice. Growi… We’ll be making updates to our campaign store soon!.@chrissyteigen I stan back! 💜.@yeampierre Thank you - we come from a long line of elders and powerful women. Our job is to learn from them & find… @MeetThePress: "I do think that there are a lot of districts in America that are like NY-14" - @Ocasio2018 on the message of her primary….See you soon, @MeetThePress! 📺 @nytopinion: When @Ocasio2018 asked 15 of her fellow restaurant workers if they had health care and all of them said no, she realized th….RT @kylegriffin1: BuzzFeed News, ProPublica, The Intercept and Univision have announced that they're partnering to gather vital information….I was proud to join @QueensBarrios today for our #KeepFamilesTogether march in Jackson Heights and Corona, some of… @annasproul: 🌍 This is awesome! Thank you!.@ryangrim To be honest, I wouldn’t say I’m on a mission to oust anybody.
There are truly phenomenal people across… to learn about another amazing candidate? Here’s @KerriHarrisDE.
Kerri, running in Delaware, drove to New Yor… major point of my campaign: in the safest blue seats in America, we should have leaders swinging for the most amb… @AdyBarkan: Who’s ready for a national day of Resistance?
#FamilesBelongTogether and free! Thank you! Here’s to the movement..Thank you, @glennbeck. We may disagree, but I sincerely appreciate the good faith.
In the course of my campaign, I… @RossBarkan: My takeaway from @Ocasio2018's stunning, wonderful win?
Stand for something. Fight for the working class and poor. Have be….@donnabrazile Thank you!.@jonfavs @PodSaveThePpl Let’s do it!.Some folks are saying I won for “demographic” reasons.
1st of all, that’s false. We won w/voters of all kinds.
2n… the start of my run for Congress, I publicly pledged to reject all corporate PAC money.
That’s because I didn’t… you for making this important point, @PodSaveThePpl! @PodSaveAmerica: Some takeaways from @Ocasio2018's win:
1) Be confident in who you are
2) Run on big ideas
3) Organizing > Money
4) S….Thank you, @NYCMayor, for joining the call that seems the separation of children and violation of human rights as a… a day with my family.
It’s going to take some time to get through the hundreds of messages, calls, and voic…“A society that forgives and rehabilitates its people is a society that forgives and transforms itself.”
A few mo… @thisisrobsmith: We must “aim to rehabilitate our brothers & sisters wherever possible & wherever necessary” @Ocasio2018 writes on the u….🙅🏽‍♀️🙅🏽‍♀️🙅🏽‍♀️ @madsgrass: “In a modern, moral, and wealthy society, no person in America should be too poor to live.” -@Ocasio2018 on @ColbertShow. So….RT @ericandre: Starting a band with @TVCARNAGE and @Ocasio2018 🎸 🎶 🎷
This is our nation’s 195th mass shooting - this year. my reaction 😂
Running in 2 boroughs was hard enough, thanks! Moms be momming you soon, @StephenAtHome! Thank you @TulsiGabbard! It’s certainly a whirlwind. Let’s change the world together..RT @RoKhanna: Thanks @Ocasio2018. You gave the most inspiring election speech of 2018. Unlike many politicians, You spoke about “we” and no….RT @mshannabrooks: YES YES YES YES. I want to point to this because it's super, super important: Our BALLER website and digital team.
Supporters put in long, long nights and endless hours coding our site, dev… My campaign identity was designed by - good friends of mine I had met as regulars at the… The first journalists to cover my candidacy + treat me seriously a YEAR ago were all independent outlets.
-… The ONLY Member of Congress in the entire country to acknowledge my existence before my election was Congressman… The earliest activist groups that were brave enough to sit with me over a year ago, even if it risked their own… Brand New Congress (@BrandNew535) & Justice Democrats (@justicedems) - 2 groups trying to get money out of polit… pulled off an enormous upset, against all established power and big money, because of a few groups and people th… Thank you so much, @mindykaling!
1. Support our campaign for the General:
2.… Hey! Looking into this. Nothing malicious! Site is supporter-run so things happen -we’ll get to the bottom of it..RT @nowthisnews: The only thing more uplifting than @Ocasio2018's victory was her victory speech @BetteMidler: "No one in the United States should die because they are too poor to live." Alexandria Ocasião-Cortez, who overturned Jos….America: Please send @KanielaIng to Congress with me!
He is incredibly inspiring - another working class American… @TheYoungTurks: .@Ocasio2018 gave @EmmaVigeland a glimpse of her 'Day in the Campaign' back in April. Here's the four part series to bin….@Yair_Rosenberg @CynthiaNixon: .@Ocasio2018 led a movement. She rejected corporate donors. She took bold progressive policy positions. She collected pet….@MarkLevineNYC Thank you for this opportunity and your graciousness here. No idea who this guy is, hundreds of folk… Gracias hermano - siempre pa’lante 💜🇵🇷🇺🇸.I completely agree with @SenSanders. Interpretations of “us vs them” are unproductive in our discourse and, in my o… there’s one takeaway for America from last night: VOTE IN YOUR PRIMARY ELECTIONS! 🗳
There are more candidates l… to the quite literally 500 people who have called and texted me today, many of whom are very important!… Thank you 💜.RT @JStein_WaPo: This photo is from Nov. 14, 2017. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, was then working as a bartender.
Less than a year later,….RT @JStein_WaPo: This was @Ocasio2018's platform, taken from her office in Elmhurst, Queens --->“The people closest to the pain should be closest to the power.”
- @AyannaPressley.
Vote her in next, Massachuset… Thank you for being there!.Thank you, @JoeCrowleyNY, for your support and longstanding service to our community.
I look forward to working to… Thank you so much, @BernieSanders!.@ShaunKing Thank you for understanding that this win is all due to organizing and the message..This is the start of a movement.
Thank you all..We triggered the first primary election in 14 years. OUR supporters, collecting signatures in the bitter snow for 5… I knew that in refusing to engage with non-voters, we were churning a cycle of neglect and cynicism.
So I reac… I saw people voting that are almost never seen in an off-year midterm primary.
Just now, as I’m typing this… have spent today criss-crossing the district my family has called home for generations. I have met strangers who… two years ago, I started what was then a completely ‘impossible’ bid for Congress.
Since then, everything h… @coreyTphoto: .@Ocasio2018 out in the district talking to constituents throughout the day! If you haven’t voted yet polls are open till….RT @ryangrim: Just talked to a Bronx woman in her 80s who’s lived here 50 years and still has her Italian accent. She votes in every electi….@urbannavajo Thank you!.@TomSteyer Thank you so very, very much!.RT @TomSteyer: There’s a bright opportunity in politics today. A new generation of Democrats is standing for action, rather than serving Mr….Moms With Strollers for Ocasio2018 💪🏽💜 @juwiling: @Ocasio2018 and the movement out here at the finish line. In a lot of ways this primary race has been like 4x4 relay. We’re n….Ocasio2018 is Broad City official! 💪🏽💜
Raking in endorsements till the last dang minute 😎 minutes till polls close.
GET ON THE PHONES 📲 minutes until polls close.
We’ve got a record number of people on the dialer.
Hasta la Victoria - join us: @ZephyrTeachout: Two hours left to vote @Ocasio2018! What better way to stand up to the racism and cruelty of Trump and the bigotry endo….🤙🏽 year, @JoeCrowleyNY tossed these two women off the ballot for City Council.
Because of that, it was a male-on… 📲 on 📞 the 📟 PHONES! ☎️
2.5 Hours till polls close in New York. Right now (rush hour) is the most high-traffic… @GloriaPazmino: I’m tagging along with @Ocasio2018 for a bit. So far, walking through Sunnyside 3 people have stopped to chat her up. On….🚨Post-work Election Rush starts NOW🚨
WE NEED PEOPLE AT EVERY SUBWAY STOP & CALLING EVERY VOTER, until 9pm! need you to get up and get OUT the vote.
We need you to go to and help us GOTV for the… reports are positive - but many, many people still have yet to vote today.
HELP US BRING THEM TO THE POLLS.… Thank you! 💜.RT @MaraWilson: If I still lived in New York, you would have my vote! @Alvin4prez: Get out and vote if you're a Queens & The Bronx resident! Check the map if your in that region colored in then you know wha….6 HOURS LEFT UNTIL POLLS CLOSE.
Proud to say many of our supporters are first time primary voters.
That also mea… minute supporters willing to monitor precinct returns tonight (in person) can also call 347-808-0322 to join our efforts.
We need you!.If you would like to help with election integrity, please call our voter protection hotline:
🗳❓📲: 347-808-0322
P… @SyedAAli: I am proud to have voted for @Ocasio2018 today. We need people like Alexandria, who are brave enough to stick their heads out….RT @_pamcampos: It’s moving to see #veterans so inspired & motivated by @Ocasio2018 as a genuine champion that will fight for all us & repr….RT @TWNurseLouis: A candidate who represents people like me @Ocasio2018
Get out and make a change! #Vote
#Vets4Ocasio #Midterms2018 https….RT @BronxnetTV: Today is Federal Primary Election Day! Get to know your candidates on In the District Vote 2018: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez N…..@KerriHarrisDE, Candidate for Congress in Delaware, roadtripped to NYC with her team to help us GOTV. #Solidarity 👑 #Ocasio2018 by coming out to one of our field locations RIGHT NOW
Our ELECTION DAY… @MoveOn: Hey New York - it's Election Day today! Make sure to get out to vote. Polls are open until 9pm today. Learn about @Ocasio2018….📿🙏 bans.
No walls.
No fences.
No chains.
No justice - no peace.
We will fight, we will vote, and we will run until… @eillieanzi: what @Ocasio2018's deck looks like: focusing on people, not corporate dollars. her campaign is powered by volunteers and ov….@Innamo Thank you! 💪🏽💜.Mi gente, it is NOT too late to make calls to voters in NY-14.
We need YOU now more than ever, please join us on t… Thank you 💪🏽💜.RT @chasestrangio: I voted for @Ocasio2018 today because I am done with the status quo. I am done with Crowley. I am fighting with my vote,….RT @voguemagazine: "Our democracy is designed to speak truth to power. Our democracy is designed for elections to be these kinds of convers….RT @joanna_517: Apoyemos a @Ocasio2018! Saben como pueden?
Desde las 9AM hasta las 8:45PM, vamos a estar haciendo llamadas a los votantes….RT @IlhanMN: You got this! 👊🏽
Everyone go 🗳 for hope and truth. Please send Ocasio-Cortez to Washington to fight for all of us. https://t.….RT @Lidhyki: Literally today was the first time I saw Crowley people in the streets of the BX and I just had to shake my head. The @Ocasio2…..@NYCSanitation what can we do about potential cases of fraud?
We have provided strict printed instructions to all… that Team @JoeCrowleyNY is taking our campaign posters, affixing them to trees, and then reporting them to…🚨 URGENT 🚨
ALL DAY TODAY ⬇️ community can accomplish anything when we come together, educate each other, and VOTE.
Major shout out to Hot9… @bridgetgillard @JoeCrowleyNY @BOENYC Difference here is that all pollsites we visited had the same…’s good @WSJ! @nevona: HAPPY PRIMARY DAY! Go vote for @Ocasio2018 if you live in:
🌹 Astoria
🌹 College Point
🌹 East Elmhurst
🌹 Jackson Heights….I was serving tables 9 months ago. 💰 really started coming in 3 mos ago. Almost no prog orgs endorsed until recentl… matter what happens today, we have proven that no degree of power or influence is above question.
We have expos… you for your persistence and your vote! 💜🗳
It is unconscionably difficult to vote in New York. This year the… @OlgaMSegura: Just voted for @Ocasio2018! Super excited to have a Latina from the BX who gets our communities and what makes NYC so dope….RT @bobblanddesign: NYC Primary Day!! Excited to phone bank for @Ocasio2018, even if you aren't in District 14, you can still bring your #P….RT @andreagonram: It’s primary day in New York! Meet @Ocasio2018, a 28-year-old from the Bronx who is @JoeCrowleyNY’s first challenger in 1….Don't know where to go or how to help today?
Go to to help us out.
We are mobilizing lots… here’s another pollsite violation in Queens: 94th st and 34th Ave If you see a @repjoecrowley sign within 100 feet of a polling station, snap a photo and take it down.
Then se… pollsite today where @JoeCrowleyNY has violated the law.
You can see the pollsite entrance - this one is at… Thank you! 💜.There are 100 polling locations in NY-14.
At the first 2 sites we visited, Team @JoeCrowleyNY had already broken e… as we head to our first stop, we found our first Ocasio2018 voter of the day!
Thank you Craig!
Help us mobi… morning!
Polls haven’t even opened yet and Team @JoeCrowleyNY is already breaking election law 🤗
Campaign po… morning! 🌞
I believe that we will win ✊🏽✊🏿✊🏻.RT @bridgetgillard: Got to have a quick chat with @Ocasio2018 before she headed to the border last weekend, and asked her about this civili….We’ve done something very special here in New York City. niece Zierra recorded this video today 😭
This campaign has meant a lot to me. I’ve been at this for over almost… you so much! 💪🏽💜 Let’s do this! @jmmikkelson: .@Ocasio2018 on @BrianLehrer: “This campaign isn’t about left vs right [wing of the Democratic Party] it’s about top vs bo….RT @NaureenAkhter: The air in Jackson Heights tonight was electrifying. @CynthiaNixon and @Ocasio2018 endorsing one another and getting the….RT @BillCorbett: Hey Democrats in the NY-14 congressional district (Bronx + Queens): I highly recommend you vote for @Ocasio2018 against a….@GMPaiella @TheCut It was a pleasure speaking with you!.@GMPaiella @TheCut It was a pleasure speaking with you!.“I believe that every American should have stable, dignified housing; health care; education — that the most very b… @jjk607: Alexandria @Ocasio2018 & @CynthiaNixon exchanged endorsements this evening. Ocasio-Cortez faces @repjoecrowley in a Dem primary….@IPM_Prime 🤣.RT @dlondonnyu: Canvassing for @Ocasio2018 I have made more human connections, even if only fleeting ones, than I experience in a typical m….RT @JabariBrisport: TFW you're 5 minutes into canvassing for @Ocasio2018 and you confirm 2 votes and get +1 from the dad. Let's win this th….RT @Ramond03: Here with @Ocasio2018 and @commondefense to #GetOutTheVote! We believe in Alexandria because she is a candidate of the people….A Girl Has No Name: Headlines from the Political Patriarchy Day before the primary
- Only 2 candidates in the race
- I triggered 1st primary in 14 years
Yet some journalist… Honored to join you and support each other in this fight! 💪🏽💜.RT @readsludge: Stark contrast in funding for #NY14 Dem primary candidates:
• @RepJoeCrowley: $1.1 million from more than 250 corporate PA….RT @CynthiaNixon: Women all over America are rising up and running for office, and I’m beyond proud to be a part of that today. I'm excited….RT @KatBrezler: From the #Bronx to #Queens team @Ocasio2018 is in the streets doing the work to build communities for all of us. We have th….RT @RebeccaKKatz: "How dare we," @Ocasio2018 says she and @CynthiaNixon keep being told about taking on the establishment.
Even if you’re 1000% sure:
Give yourself plenty of t… @wcbs880: .@repjoecrowley faces challenge from @Ocasio2018 in 14th Congressional District. @peterhaskell880 reports.….Live press conference with Cynthia Nixon! @OurRevolution: TOMORROW is Election Day in New York! You can cast your ballot for:
➡️ @liuba4congress in the 2nd District
➡️ @Ocasio201….RT @esile1: When you haven't totally decided who to vote for in the NY-14 primary and then see that your 10-term rep @JoeCrowleyNY didn't e….RT @briebriejoy: That @Ocasio2018 has gotten this message in Vogue means she's already won in my book. https://t.c….“Our campaign has been really effective in refining and providing a very clear moral and economic voice for what mu… - Abolish La Junta, too. @voguemagazine: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@ocasio2018), a 28-year-old Bronx-born woman, is the first person to face off against Democrat….I’ve always felt that elections should be joyous, celebratory events.
So that’s what we’re doing.
Operation SALSA… is in on the revolution! 💜 @WaywardWinifred: As hundreds of volunteers for @Ocasio2018 hit the @justicedems dialer to make phone calls for their candidate, Joe Cro….@msbooksmart @oldmanebro Those are your local reps - and that’s amazing. What about your member of Congress?
Elect… @oldmanebro: If you live in East BX or northsides of Queens .... Pelham to Jackson Heights
You have had the same Congressman for 20yrs!….Honestly, to have the support of Rosa Clemente - a legendary South Bronx organizer, thinker, and activist for Puert… @GideonResnick: .@CynthiaNixon to join a GOTV rally with @Ocasio2018 enormous amount of Republican financing is going towards supporting my opponent, @repjoecrowley.
As my abuela l… @R_Bergs: Great profile on the candidate I'll proudly be voting for in tomorrow's #NewYorkPrimaryElections. @Ocasio2018's platform uphol….RT @translationista: I just heard @Ocasio2018 speak on @BrianLehrer, and wish I lived in NY Congressional District 14 so I could vote for h….@MelissaMythical Thank you so much for your support! 💜.@rosaclemente @jeremyscahill 💜💜 thank you hermana, it means so much to have your support..Today I am honored to join forces with @CynthiaNixon to bust up big-money politics in New York.
From Albany to Was… opponent was serving straight-up ‘alternative facts’ on several issues on the radio this morning, including my s… @BrianLehrer: Now: Meet the candidates for NY's 14th district. Incumbent @repjoecrowley joins now. Next, @Ocasio2018 explains why she's….@ezralevin Just got back in this morning. Thank you so much for your support. Election is tomorrow - let’s do this..I may be the first candidate ever to call into the @BrianLehrer Show from the Hot97 studios 😂
Had a great time ta… @MilesPerHoward: Stories like this one by @SeanMcElwee are the embodiment of hope in the Trump era, and the bold campaigns being waged b….RT @yesthatCarlo: Hell yeah!
@CynthiaNixon and @Ocasio2018 are set to endorse each other today!
Let's👏🏻bring👏🏻this👏🏻home👏🏻….RT @KumarRaoNYC: “The ⁦@Ocasio2018⁩ campaign is the canary in the coal mine and it’s the beginning of the end for the Queens machine”
Tim….RT @itsmeblee: Had fun with these great people, working hard to Get Out The Vote for Alexandria Ocasio Cortez @Ocasio2018 VOTE this Tuesday….RT @jnmedina8989: Thank you, @Ocasio2018, for leading the way. @ilazer 👑🌈👯‍♀️
Thanks for your support! Thank you so much 💜.RT @ysimpsonpower: This campaign is on FIRE! On the ground with @DFAaction & Team @Ocasio2018; this is a people-powered campaign. Calls, te….Thank you all so much!
💜💪🏽’m told we need one last major fundraising push for GOTV.
It is NOT too late to give. We need it now more than e… most cherished endorsements are those of everyday people in the Bronx and Queens.
Why does Madeline support Oca… @DFAaction @BenJealous @DonnaFEdwards Thank you 💜💪🏽.RT @alexkotch: A striking contrast in #NY14 fundraising by incumbent @JoeCrowleyNY and challenger @Ocasio2018: $1.1 million in corporate PA….RT @TimmySull1van: @AyannaPressley so much respect for sending volunteers to NY14 to help canvass for @Ocasio2018.Thank you, @DFAaction - the impact of your support and endorsement has been truly felt here in NY-14. @nycDSA: Huge news for @Ocasio2018, and for NYC! "The largest progressive organization in the United States is breaking with House Democ….RT @shwaydogg: Hitting the streets with TCM NYC to #GOTV for @Ocasio2018!
Exciting day to dust off the canvassing shoes in Jackson Heights….RT @i_p_a_1: Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez of New York City is overcome with emotion at the entrance of the CBP facility where the #tentcity hous….Our dialer was acting up, so a supporter made a new one! 😱
We need our digital army to light up the phones to cont…’re going full Boricua campaign status for GOTV 😉🇵🇷
Have you spotted our Voto Ocasio Mobile yet? Tweet at me wit… @banditelli: Threading this in, and a reminder that calls doors and donors win elections more than retweets. Make calls/knock doors for….RT @janosmarton: A glorious Sunday to canvass Queens for @Ocasio2018! Tell your people in Queens and the Bronx to vote Tuesday! #AbolishICE….RT @natashatbaker: Phone banking volunteers needed for @Ocasio2018! Can do it from the comfort of your couch: #GOTV….@salo_rup @repjoecrowley Hey Salomé,
Sorry about that - as indicated in your screenshot, this text message is from… ANOTHER cand, @HartsonForCA sent FD for remote phonebanking.
- @OurRevolution natl on the dialer.
- Military vete… order for me to go to the border 2 days before the primary, our whole movement nationwide had to come together &… Great meeting you too!.@NathanBransford Thank you 🙏 we have arrived.The child detention camps are here - I confronted the border officers myself.
Using their names, I told them exact… with sisters @NelStamp & others towards the checkpoint.
#AbolishICE @briebriejoy: In a huge get for @Ocasio2018, she secures the endorsement of @MoveOn. you so much 💜💜 @DFAaction: Yvette is bringing some DFA love to Team @Ocasio2018 and the #CourageToChange movement in NY-14. We stand together! https://….Bussing into Tornillo, TX - site of the first ICE child detention center - with activists now.
@votolatino… @TimesofSanDiego: San Diego religious leaders call out to Otay Mesa detainees "No estas solo" (*You are not alone") and male and female….RT @BWestbrookAZ8: We are all in this fight together.
#VoteOcasioCortez, OG sisters here since Day 1:
- @CoriBush✨(MO)
- @LinseyFaganTX✨(TX)
- @SarahSmith2018✨(WA)
- @amy4thepeople✨… - the sisterhood is real, y’all.
Women candidates across the country are sending their *own* campaign organize… @yawoboaitey: Got to phonebank for @Ocasio2018 tonight. Such an incredible experience, just having conversations.
When you respect peop….RT @WaywardWinifred: The ❤️for @Ocasio2018 is strong. Democracy is not a spectator sport. ✊🏾 say this with hopes that some may include in their perspective on immigration the long history and context of mi… conveniently forget that large, massive swaths of the United States used to be Mexico.
Latinx people are baked… of the young people I worked with came from El Paso and other border cities like McAllen and Laredo.
I rememb… an Educational Director w/ @nhi_news, I worked with 1000s of kids of all statuses: US citizens, residents, DREAM… @MariaTeresa1 @PhilippeReines Flying in now! See you there. 💪🏽.@MariaTeresa1 @votolatino Flying in now. See you there..RT @alishagia: This is our GOTV dance. 💃🏽🎉 Vote on June 26 for @Ocasio2018, BX and Queens!!! 🌈 #Ocasio2018 #GOTV #CourageToChange https://t….Take 3 people to vote with you this Tues! 🗳
This is the 1st June primary in NY14 history. 3% turnout is typical fo… @SarahSmith2018: It’s imperative for our voices to be heard in Congress. Not just our voices in the 9th, but our voices across the natio….RT @ZephyrTeachout: If you want to totally shake up Congress, send @Ocasio2018! Look at what she has done to change the conversation out of….This woman - @Isra0623 - is a big reason why I‘m running for Congress.
Isra is a founder of @BrandNew535, which he… 💜💜 thank you hermano!.RT @JabariBrisport: Time to GOTV for @Ocasio2018! folks! Some of you got sneak peeks of ALL our GOTV videos by accident 😉 rest of you will have to keep your eyes peeled!.RT @JeronimoSaldana: If you don’t vote for @Ocasio2018 after watching this, then watch it again because she’s the real deal & exactly who w….“She’s from the Bronx. What could she know about schools in Queens?”
Quite a bit, as it turns out - and that’s why… win, we need your help: the airport right now.
TSA checkpoint agent looked at my ID and said, “Hey! I know you!”
He’s a big supporter… @bxprogressives: Meet Isabella @BeltzerNYC, the youngest member of @bxprogressives spreading the word in NY-14 about @Ocasio2018 for thi….RT @nikhilgoya_l: Final weekend to make calls for @Ocasio2018. Hop on the dialer! Election is in three days. @DFAaction: Go team @Ocasio2018! We’re so excited to fight alongside you, in Tuesday’s primary elections and beyond.….Flying out soon to Tornillo, TX - site of 1st ICE child detention center - w/ @VotoLatino, @RAICESTEXAS,… @fiorbhlasta: RAICES needs volunteer translators: who speak Meso-American indigenous languages (eg, zapotec, nahua, ma'am, quich'e, maya….RT @itsMudon: I've called/texted/canvassed for various candidates pretty regularly for several years now. And I have never seen stronger an….My bodega guy is putting GOTV cards in everyone’s bag until Election Day 😭
He’s found his way to help. Have you?… @KatBrezler: If you’re looking for me I’m in the Bronx or Queens helping @Ocasio2018 GOTV #CourageToChange #OneOfUs….Sending out a no-makeup GOTV mailer. Are we living in a feminist utopia yet thought he was a Mets fan Hermana + NY State Senate candidate @SalazarSenate18 just sent out an email blast calling in her ground troops… @thebroadroomnyc: GOTV for @Ocasio2018 this weekend: 💪.RT @OurRevolution: ✅ Medicare for All
✅ the abolition of ICE
✅ tuition-free public college
@Ocasio2018 is the bold leader New York’s 14th D….@DanyaLagos Thank you so much!.Don’t just hope. Make it happen! @anastasiakeeley: "She dominated Crowley in a televised debate on June 15 just by being herself: full of righteous fury and matching pol….Modest but mighty!
Expect 1 or 2 more.
📮📩💜 @justicedems: The force is strong with this one. @thenation: If you aren't already following @Ocasio2018 and her badass congressional campaign yet, you are missing out.….@AlexanderMcCoy4 @commondefense Thank you for doing your part to organize for a just future 💜.RT @AlexanderMcCoy4: I spent my morning texting hundreds of @commondefense Veterans, Military Family members, & civilian supporters in #NY1….“I just hope that more people will ignore the fatalism of the argument that we are beyond repair.
We are not beyo… At this critical juncture 4 days before the election, national organization Democracy for America has cho… @jnmedina8989: @TampaDSA will be phone-banking for @Ocasio2018 on Monday, June 18! Live in the Bay Area and have a laptop and a cell pho….RT @mattwstein: This video is an inspiration. @Ocasio2018 slayed this debate. This isn’t just someone “holding their own”, this is someone….RT @drnifkin: do you know someone who lives in NY-14? Tell them to vote for @Ocasio2018 on tuesday please. it's important….My opponent has already spent $3 million dollars, and raised more 💰 from GOP lobbyists this week.
Yet our field co… I started this race, I pretty much did everything they told you not to do: I engaged non-primary voters, young… ORGANIZED electorate is far more powerful, because a purchased electorate does not engage.
ORGANIZED electorate… we desperately need right now are fierce advocates for economic, social, and racial justice.
Experienced new… to Blue is critically important. But many Red to Blue Dems will always have pressure to be moderate so they can… Democrats voted to create ICE.
Incumbent Democrats voted to gut Dodd-Frank before passing.
Incumbent De… cannot afford to stay the course and elect the same exact leadership over + over.
People ask me, “How do you pl… need to talk about the future of the Democratic Party.
We are at a crisis point in our country.
If we continue… @KatBrezler: Have you ever seen anything so wonderful?
There is an @Ocasio2018 to believe in, in every district. We just have to find….RT @jjk607: Headlining the 3 Dem debates in Jackson Heights was @repjoecrowley v. Alexandria @Ocasio2018. Candidates & audience were energi….RT @lcmoser: Go, go, @Ocasio2018! 💪🏽💜💪🏽💜.RT @saikatc: .@Ocasio2018 vs Crowley debate is PACKED. People have been waiting an hour to get in. Line out the door.….RT @NaeemScott: "We should not be taking money from one side and pretending we are neutral."
-Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez….Not a single local Dem club would host a primary debate (my opponent is their Chairman).
These organizers took it…💜 @justicedems: An engaged electorare packed a Jewish center tonight in Jackson Heights. What they saw was @Ocasio2018 make the better cas….Had an awesome time. And you held you own moderating in such a lively environment! Thank you. @KatBrezler: Aye! Picture from the field in #Queens the Calvary is coming. @Ocasio2018 is ready to knock on doors and remind people abou….RT @AyannaPressley: .@Ocasio2018 my sister in service, my team and I are humbled by your leadership and honored to have your back. May we b….RT @REMEZCLA: Alexandria-Ocasio Cortez (@Ocasio2018) is in the middle of a NY primary election for Congress. One of her campaign platforms….RT @NatalieElsberg: The lines are open to make calls to voters and help elect a wonderful and progressive young woman @Ocasio2018 for #NY14….Shout out to @TimesLedger for actually using my name in a headline.
It’s taken over a year for publications to do… @superkimtendo: Fantastic job by @Ocasio2018 in tonight’s debate against @JoeCrowleyNY. Such a clear line between the two when it comes….It’s no secret that our campaign is being outspent 10-1 by an absentee Rep.
This is what it looks like. These are… no circumstances are we to allow this to happen. @justicedems: @justicedems coming together to win! just got an incredibly humbling phone call.
@AyannaPressley, Boston City Councilwoman & MA Candidate for Congres… person with the most power to change a person’s vote here isn’t me.
It’s you. ⬇️’s #2 all-time career donor, Blackstone, profits off immigrant detention centers and funded the Trum… @nikhilgoya_l: A smashing debate performance by @Ocasio2018. Let's make some calls over the weekend to voters to help get her elected. h….Totally honored you wrote this epic thread about why you support this campaign! Thank you! 💜 @michaelcavadias: very interesting from the 2002 vote that created ICE..
Barbara Lee - NO
Bernie Sanders - NO
Nancy Pelosi - NO
Russ….Ocasio2018 supporters playing 3-Dimensional chess out here with counter-canvassing moves!
He’s showing up to his first community debate in 14 years - it’s the last community debate of this primar… @alexclavering: Tonight at 9 pm there will be a vigil outside of the Cayuga Center in East Harlem at 1916 Park Avenue. Over 200 children….Looks like my opponent has been sufficiently excoriated by the @nytimes into showing up to his first community deba… @ShaunKing: Love these leaders. first vote for Ocasio2018 has officially been cast.
Let’s get rolling and GOTV!
Hop on the phones:… Thank you so much. So honored to have earned your vote.RT @isamuel: @Ocasio2018 You want someone who will vote to abolish ICE? Not every
Democrat will. DON’T JUST POST, WORK:….RT @kasekaiserina: @baratunde @Ocasio2018 I’m at LGA too in my @Ocasio2018 tee #AbolishIce @baratunde 💜💜💜
Thank you. Honored to know you..Ocasio2018 supporters are at LGA right now with @MaketheRoadNY + others bearing witness to middle-of-the-night inco… Thank you @NatalieElsberg, Peter & our whole team of rapid response supporters who dropped everything in… @baratunde: Very very not surprised to see a representative of @Ocasio2018 show up to LaGuardia tonight. Thanks Natalie! Primary is next….RT @isamuel: I’m watching the @Ocasio2018 vs. Crowley debate in full, and I have to say, it’s not close!.@__MarshaMaria Thank you 💜.RT @__MarshaMaria: I support @Ocasio2018 because I want to stay in the city I was born in. We believe in affordable housing INSTEAD of luxu….@thebroadroomnyc Thank you so much! 💜💪🏽 can’t wait to see more rule-breaking women run for office 😉.RT @thebroadroomnyc: We’re training up on how to fundraise for grassroots female candidate running for office & we’re putting what we learn….@imanitaabdul @integratenyc @Still_Not_Equal 💜👸🏽.RT @imanitaabdul: I see myself in @Ocasio2018 because as a young Puerto Rican educator and community organizer, she is my role model. We de….Me too 😉 but ONLY if we work for it.
Hop on our voter dialer now, open for one more hour: @JoelDFoster1: We need more leaders like @Ocasio2018 in elected office. It is not enough to vote the right way. We need champions fighti….RT @eillieanzi: I got to interview @Ocasio2018 a couple weeks ago. Here's a favorite quote:
"I knew I was going into one of the most machi….RT @bxprogressives: Almost 90% of Bronx Democrats don't vote anymore. There's a reason for that.
Catch us in these streets on June 26 supp….239 unaccompanied children have been moved to NYC without the city’s knowledge or consent.
Some of these infants a… unions @UFCW, @GoIUPAT, & @RWDSU reporting that three of their Ohio meatpacking plants were raided by ICE las… @riverasaniel: Esto opina Alexandria Ocasio-Cortés @Ocasio2018 puertorriqueña candidata al Congreso por NY, sobre la situación con niños….RT @justicedems: On yet another issue, #ToneDeaf Joe makes the case for why living in the district you represent does matter. Vote for @Oc….RT @nytopinion: Maybe Congressman Joseph Crowley thought it was O.K. to send someone in his place to election debates. It wasn’t. https://t….@Tuitsdeautor @emanney For sure I would. NY-14 is 5-8% Republican so we have the luxury of this convo.
My opponent… horrific part about #FamilySeparation & ICE detention:
They are managed by for-profit corporations, often held… @fjcasablanca: New York Congressional Primary Preview via @WNYC Great segment @BrianLehrer - it was great to lis….How does the incumbent Rep. of Rikers Prison, in a district that’s 70% PoC & still reeling from the traumas of stop… @WaywardWinifred: Congratulations to @Ocasio2018 for earning another endorsement. never know who you’re going to meet while canvassing with Ocasio2018!
Special thank you to Jackson Heights nat… you from the bottom of my heart, but it’s not enough to want me to win. You have to make it happen.
We can’t… @jdavidgoodman: Spotted: @SusanSarandon walking in Jackson Heights with a small film crew and a person holding a bunch of @ocasio2018 po….@Dan__McClure Thank you!.@Dan__McClure Thank you!.Time to shut this down. has caught 🔥, but we are still being outspent 10-1.
The good news is that we have a MASSIVE vol advanta… absolutely refuse to stand by and do nothing as infants are ripped away & thrown in cages.
I will be flying to a… to the BRONX! 🙅🏽‍♀️🙅🏽‍♀️🙅🏽‍♀️ @WeThePeopleToo: So, I met @Ocasio2018 tonight at #cityislandindivisible. She is smart, tough, and compassionate--everything we in #NY14….RT @jeremyscahill: Whoa. NY Times Editorial Board: "If You Want to Be Speaker, Mr. Crowley, Don’t Take Voters for Granted." (Crowley is afr….“When asking New Yorkers for their vote, most candidates would begin by showing up.
Not Representative Joseph Crow… @trevortimm: Damn, this is a powerful clip from @Ocasio2018's primary debate with Rep. Joe Crowley & mobilize 2 New Yorkers to vote in your place:'re looking for bilingual (SP) volunteers registered to vote in NYC that are lawyers, law students, and paralegal… is making the case that he’s the Democrat for NY-14 by... appealing to Republican lobbyists.
This… @KatBrezler: This campaign is on 🔥
💜@Ocasio2018 kicks off this canvass. Folks are headed out to knock on doors 🚪 in the Bronx to remin….@genesis6090 Hey! Curious - when did this land in your inbox?.RT @genesis6090: Thanks for the reminder, I'll definitely be voting on June 26 and so are my parents! @Ocasio2018 🙂 @LiviaLove: @Ic0nick @Ocasio2018 I updated my profile pic to show I support @Ocasio2018! @womensmarch: Today is #Juneteenth! The Emancipation Proclamation was signed in 1863 but it took years for all states to officially adop….RT @Ic0nick: Who else supports @Ocasio2018!? Update your Facebook profile photo today! Here’s the link to do it: #d….@Wimeraner @alwaysDemocrat7 @BoschenLaura @vincentdonofrio 💜..@repjoecrowley sent the 5th worst ranked fmr councilmember to debate me in his place last night while he posted p… @IRBroadshow: @Ocasio2018 fans today is the last day to request mail in absentee ballots. See link
#ocasio2018 #alexandriaocasiocortez….ICE is operating exactly as designed when it rips screaming children from parents. That’s exactly why we must aboli… Friday in the Heights! ⬇️ @MythiliSk: I don’t usually do stories on American electoral politics but I think the current state of...this...called for it. Caught up….RT @ClintSmithIII: This is an important moment to remember that there have been folks organizing & working on behalf of families at the bor….@nandelabra @ProgressiveDrey @SecNielsen I have and will continue to do so.
In fact, I was one of the first candid… agree.
We must demand that @SecNielsen resign immediately and open a full Congressional investigation… supporters!
Help us mobilize your friends & family to vote.
If you’re able, turn on our Ocasio2018 Fac…💜 @coreyTphoto: I am getting out the vote for @Ocasio2018 on June 26th! Join me: Thank you 💪🏽💜.RT @OurPoliticalRev: We want to see who has the most ACTIVE supporters. Phone lines for both @Ocasio2018 & @BenJealous are open. 1 week til….We have to stop making excuses for absentee leadership.
Our well-being depends on sending the message that our lea… @rtirado: 📌 Mi blog de esta semana en @ElNuevoDia: Voces como la de Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Necesitamos más voces como la de @Ocasio….RT @ClintSmithIII: This is your annual reminder that Juneteenth should be a national holiday..RT @jorgeramosnews: Separating children from their parents is against the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child (signed in 1995 by the….RT @MaraGay: Unacceptable He was in the district yesterday, and posted photos of himself at a small event 20 mins away in Queen… @repjoecrowley We’re knocking away - you can see where I am each day at our events page on a bizarre twist, Rep. Crowley sent a woman with slight resemblance to me as his official surrogate to last night… @chrislhayes: BREAKING: @RepJayapal just announced on @allinwithchris a nationwide mobilization against family separation on JUNE 30TH,….RT @michaelkbusch: .@Ocasio2018 has campaign materials in English, Spanish, Bangla, Mandarin, and now Albanian. Her committed efforts at re….How about a deal: If we hit 5,000 voter calls in one day on, I’ll do a thread of 👌🏽 NY-14 r… @jnmedina8989: @TampaDSA hard at work phonebanking for @Ocasio2018! The primary is next Tuesday, June 26 and you can volunteer to call f….Thank you for coming around!
And it’s alright. For 90% of this campaign most people told me to stop, or that my ef… am disappointed that Rep. Crowley has failed to show up for the second time to a community debate.
The 1st time…’s immigration agenda:
Step 1: Criminalize everyone, documented + undocumented
Step 2: Use that as justifica… is the man.
I see why Gov office would attack him: He’s a former follow-the-💰 journalist who got tire… election is next Tuesday.
We need you right now. ⬇️ days like today are incredibly exciting, & I am extra grateful for the small grassroots orgs that endorsed us… @jiveDurkey: My latest Political Crystal Ball... I predict that my home district of NY14 will support 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cort….RT @chrislhayes: This race keeps getting more interesting @jnmedina8989: Watching all the mainstream orgs realize the importance of @Ocasio2018 after severely underestimating her has been a big….RT @justicedems: ENDORSEMENT ALERT: We had heard there was gonna be a big announcement today, but this is Yuge. Congratulations to @Ocasio2….Holy smokes - we just got endorsed by @MoveOn! @AbdulElSayed: Me! Me! Right here. 🤗🤗 @hombrewrecker: Team Crowley wants to act like @Ocasio2018 isn't a contender, but here she is giving an interview to one of the most wid….@ErickFernandez @errollouis @BXTlaxcalli @JoeCrowleyNY You know when a spot is so good that half of you wants to ke… of the more controversial questions @errollouis asked on Friday night was favorite restaurant in the district.… @WillOReagan: Awesome deal. Make 50 calls ( you can do this in one evening) and get a free button pack. Sounds like a nice way to suppor….Next Tuesday (!!) isn’t just a big day for Ocasio2018 - it’s a big day for New York progressives.
Not in NY-14? Ma… @BrandNew535 Love you sis. We will make it past the finish line together 💜.Thank you sis @CoriBush - you’re up next. 💪🏽💜
If you all don’t know about Cori Bush in MO, our movement is mobiliz… @CitizensUnionNY: “For 20 years our rents have been going up, healthcare has been getting more expensive and our incomes are staying the….Love is a movement.
FACT: Ocasio2018 was the only elected official or candidate to show up to Bronx Pride… @OurPoliticalRev: .@Ocasio2018 is working on a phonebanking push starting today leading up to the election on 6/26. Join our team while….RT @OurPoliticalRev: You heard @Ocasio2018 . After election day you don't want to be thinking "I could've done more" Do all you can. If yo….@QueensDSA We can do it all 😉.If you want this campaign to win, you have to do more than retweet.
I need you to mobilize.
Sign up to text, call… @QueensDSA: Unlike @repjoecrowley , @Ocasio2018 plans to use Congressional office to actually help the people of Puerto Rico, by cancell….RT @Carrasquillo: .@ryangrim has a good scoop on comments from Crowley at a private Queens gathering and a smack down from @Ocasio2018.
h….@MarthaLuvsSOC Gracias 💜.RT @emanney: @margaretcox2299 @Ocasio2018 Don't just hope! Help her win. ☺️.Had a blast at Bronx Pride 🏳️‍🌈 with our LGBT+ family today!
(We also premiered our special edition PRIDE Ocasio20… is not a substitute for leadership. That false heuristic is how we lost the presidency + the trust of m… way we’re going to do this is KNOCKING EVERY DOOR and CALLING EVERY PHONE.
9 days left. Join us:… Thank you hermano 💜 these words are an honor..RT @danieljgay: After watching the NY14 Dem primary debate, it's clear @Ocasio2018 better understands the people and issues of our district….RT @JuanAguas: .@Ocasio2018 I cannot express how proud I am to watch you hustle. You have become MY American dream. Latinos deserve represe….RT @jiveDurkey: don't know what will happen on June 26th, but I know that Rep. Joe Crowley is in for a tougher race in my home district (NY….RT @kthalps: On #kthalpShow Alexandria @Ocasio2018 talks about how @BrandNew535 @justicedems & @DemSocialists empower real progressives lik….RT @NYWomensFdn: "Don't ask permission, roll up your sleeves, and start knocking on people's doors." Excellent advice from @Ocasio2018! via….RT @CesarVargas365: Two very different Democrats squared off Friday night in a debate between @Ocasio2018 and @RepJoeCrowley….RT @nycDSA: Joe Crowley says he's an advocate for NYC's homeowners, but he remains tight with a Queens law firm that has gotten fat off of….RT @justicedems: Go to to make calls and make a difference. With your help, we are going to pull off something AMAZ….Alright everyone - you want us to win? LIGHT UP THE PHONES.
Start right now:… @NatalieElsberg Census doesn’t include/Hispanic when they ask race, so Latinx people largely check “whit… When we say “there’s no point” in bringing in natl figures, then communities like ours say “what’s the p… The goal is for communities in the BX & Queens to actually be seen, valued, and invited to mobilize in 2… listen - campaigns need funds to operate. That’s just a fact. We need resources to print literature, get an off… is an excellent point about corporate Dem refusal to reject Corp lobbyist money. In taking this stance, you’re… @MelissaMythical: She lives here, she know the community, she knows what’s important to the Bronx and Queens, and that’s why Alexandra O….@WaywardWinifred @eshaLegal @tomwatson Thank you ♥️ there will be more.Wow. Read this whole thread from Melissa in NY-14. She did her research, made calls, and decided.
After a personal… Because it’s not all about me. 💜..@SenWarren, there are many of us. But not enough Democrats in power have the courage to endorse non-corporate camp… have been getting many inquiries about my debate lip color in the last two days.
It’s Stila “Stay A… @BrandNew535: Be the power behind @Ocasio2018.
Remote team:
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(we….RT @janosmarton: Just watched this remarkable debate. Fact check: @JoeCrowleyNY was absolutely not the "2nd elected official to endorse clo….RT @REMEZCLA: Progressive candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Ocasio2018) could be the first Latina to represent her district in Congress.….RT @OurRevolution: "Right now, Congress is 80% one gender, and very predominantly one race, and that creates massive blindspots for legisla….@lillliiiaaann11 💜.Gauntlet participants from left to right: @shaniyatis1, @alishagia, @Bonthius, & @JeffLatzer.Short pause for an Ocasio2018 balloon race at the @QnsNightMarket 🤣 @Balthazar228: @Ocasio2018 just blew me away with not only her ability to create a full complex platform, not just a single tired concep….RT @citizensmediatv: I am making three hours of calls for @Ocasio2018 on Friday afternoon. She’s great, he is...much less so. This race is….RT @QueensBarrios: #factcheck @repjoecrowley : the 82nd street rezoning is NOT 100% affordable and the community board is NOT supportive of….RT @WithOceans: THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts for joining us to Rock 4 Change w/ @Ocasio2018! She’s paving the way for an incredi….RT @lbrexach: No te pierdas nuestra entrevista con @Ocasio2018 esta noche a las 8PM por @WKAQ580 una puertorriqueña del Bronx corriendo par….RT @kthalps: “Moreover not only is this about gender and race, this is about class.” - @Ocasio2018 making the heads of fake intersectionali…. @JC_Cali: A candidate who makes an INTENTIONAL, multilingual attempt to connect with her future constituency. This - she - the @Ocasio20….RT @marjdxx: ATT BRONX + QUEENS: @Ocasio2018 is running for Congress and we need your vote! We need better representation, specifically so….I love that @REMEZCLA captured + centered the full Bronx side of me that so often gets cut in other media.
BIG UPS…'re looking for volunteers registered to vote in NYC that are lawyers, law students, and paralegals, or who have… @InsideCityHall: If you missed Friday's debate between @JoeCrowleyNY and @Ocasio2018, you can watch it online. Part 1:….@markgordon3 @InsideCityHall Thank you! Y’all can phonebank here: @rbtastic: .@Ocasio2018 doesn't just have incredible progressive bonafides. she also happens to have the best taste in restaurants 😍 (s/….RT @People4Bernie: Be the kind of candidate that takes only what they need. Each to their ability. 🌹
Now is the time to get on the phones….RT @nikhilgoya_l: Currently making calls to Democratic voters in #NY14. Just convinced a voter to flip from Crowley to @Ocasio2018. Join me….Had to!
You can help our campaign from anywhere. Remote team:
And hop on our dialer anytime:… @briebriejoy: My take on last night's debate between @Ocasio2018 and @JoeCrowleyNY! (And first solo piece). campaign is all about bringing people together towards a progressive future. Thank you! @TheWayWithAnoa: Sis is paving the way for change. Check out @Ocasio2018 Democratic primary debate: Crowley vs. Ocasio-Cortez, Part 1 ht….RT @tinopeco: “It’s just a hustle”
Ocasio-Cortez is an emblem of what it means to hustle. Y’all need to read up on one of the most revolu….@mattwstein 💜.Thank you for doing them! @NY1 Thank you sis 💜💜.RT @Giambusso: In case you weren’t one of the many people to tune in to the @NY1 @JoeCrowleyNY @Ocasio2018 debate this Friday night, @Glor….RT @cail_asuperfood: I just donated to @Ocasio2018. Will you help chip in?
--> Proud to know YOU 💜 hermanas en la lucha 💪🏽💜💪🏽💜.Esoooo 🙅🏽‍♀️🙅🏽‍♀️ Thank you so much, @ZephyrTeachout! Honored to have made you proud 💜.@THEKIDMERO @NY1 @errollouis @JoeCrowleyNY 🙅🏽‍♀️🙅🏽‍♀️🙅🏽‍♀️ BX we out here.RT @jessejaehoon: Just signed up for canvassing next week. @Ocasio2018 is doing something revolutionary for the American Left and I cannot….Thank you so much! to have to broken through to our first Queens Dem Club endorsement.
“Ocasio-Cortez is a better representat… @jeremycabo: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an example of what we claim we want — a voice for true equality and a champion for working peop….RT @NotoriousYAMs: .@Ocasio2018 is pound for pound the best candidate in this election cycle and watching her elegantly dismantle Crowley w….RT @People4Bernie: Sneak peek: @Ocasio2018 getting ready with her team before she takes the debate stage with @JoeCrowleyNY. We're here to….I brought my niece Zierra with me to the @ny1 televised debate tonight - because you can’t be what you can’t see. @KatBrezler: Listening to her niece say “Tí Tí you’re special!” as we walk into the newsroom makes me know @Ocasio2018 to her you’ve alr….RT @JeronimoSaldana: Wow! @Ocasio2018 blew Crowley away. If you watch this debate, you’ll clearly see she’s the only choice!….RT @QueensDSA: I feel like it should go without saying, but @Ocasio2018 was one of the first candidates to come out in favor of #AbolishICE….RT @whysimonewhy: #NY14 is in for the greatest gift imaginable: a radical young woman of color, a working class NYer, a torchbearer for the….This was my ultimate goal for tonight. Thank you. you very much! @errollouis Thank you!.RT @InsideCityHall: "We deserve a working-class champion." @Ocasio2018 makes the case for why she should serve the 14th congressional distr….RT @People4Bernie: HAPPENING NOW: @Ocasio2018 debates Joe Crowley #NY14 had a fabulous time!
Thank you @NY1, @errollouis & @JoeCrowleyNY and everyone tuning in tonight for this import… from our Queens HQ
#CouragetoChange @michael_kurtz: Watch @JoeCrowleyNY & @Ocasio2018 Debate on @NY1 @InsideCityHall @errollouis this Friday (6/15) at 7P….RT @WaywardWinifred: Today is the big day. @Ocasio2018 will be debating Joe Crowley. @DSA @UptownBronxDSA, Bronx Progressives and @People4….RT @KatBrezler: About to jump on the ☎️ phones for @Ocasio2018
Can you help? 💜💪
➡️ @People4Bernie: "A corner of his district is in a heavily Hispanic area of the Bronx, which could ultimately leave him vulnerable to a p….Looking forward to my debate with @repjoecrowley tonight on @NY1, 7pm.
Ocasio2018 debate watch parties happening i… @mikehouston2: 💯 over and over and over and over again. Queens voters, @Ocasio2018 has made the pledge to fight and ban this atrocious a….RT @WithOceans: The BX is seeing SO much awesomeness tonight:
1. @Ocasio2018 is having her anticipated @NY1 debate!🙌
2. She’s joining us,….RT @guitchounts: Here I was browsing a new (for me) site of human stories (@Narratively) when I saw my dear friend and superwoman @Ocasio20….If you wish you could vote for me but can’t, help me find two NY-14 voters to go in your place.
Sign up to join th… everyone! Our community comes so alive, colorful, and vibrant every #EidAlFitr.
One of my favorite par… This makes my heart full 💜✨.RT @indvsblharlem: Had a blast postcarding for @Ocasio2018 last night –– #NY14 finally has a healthy & exciting primary and gets to vote fo….@indvsblharlem @IndivisibleTeam @makeNYTrueBlue @es_indivisible @bkindivisible @bxprogressives @indivisible_bk… @SheShouldRun: Move over Congress, there’s a new house “In my opinion, if women & gender-expanding people want to run for office we can’….To be frank, the old guard won’t have to live with the problems they helped create: climate change, housing crises,…😂 FEC definition of “small dollar” donations are those less than $200.
We have been lucky enough to have had som… PARTY ☎️📞📲💻
1.5 hours left to make calls. Join us from anywhere NOW:… @briebriejoy: I have never heard a better articulation of what's going on with "Identity Politics" from a politician than @Ocasio2018's….@briebriejoy Thank you!.When I say @RoKhanna took a risk by endorsing Ocasio2018, this is what I’m talking about.
Let’s encourage.
Rep. Kh… time is NOW to LIGHT UP THE PHONES for Ocasio2018!
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If HALF our following mobilizes 2 voters each,…“Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, 28, has won an impressive measure of support, casting herself as a grass-roots alternative to a… @DianaFinch: We're having a Debate Watch Party for our district's debate!
@Ocasio2018 v Crowley Fri June 15 7-8pm
at Gasolina Lounge,….RT @MichaelMurphyNY: It's still so rare to hear a candidate for office — even among Democrats — actually acknowledge the existence of nonbi….@KatBrezler @huda_bil @smathewss Green card holders (US Perm residents) can donate too.I know first hand that Mrs. Stephenson has gorgeous penmanship.
The NY-14 voters who receive her postcards all the…“⁦@repjoecrowley⁩ has faced years of headlines charging that he engages in nepotism and unethical political patrona… year ago, I started my campaign for Congress out of a paper grocery bag by passing out flyers between restauran… @KatBrezler: 💜One of my favorite parts of @Ocasio2018 is that all my friends are pitching in to help.
I love it when they send me pictu….I need you all to commit to change.
If HALF of my following here IDs + mobilizes 2 voters in NY-14, we will win by… @jacobsoboroff: I have been inside a federal prison and county jails.
This place is called a shelter but these kids are incarcerated.….RT @saieedkhalil: @Ocasio2018 So said, so done. Mailing out my batch of postcards for @Ocasio2018 tomorrow. ¡Si, se puede!….RT @DemSocialists: We’re trying to help nationally endorsed candidate @Ocasio2018 raise $10k by end of week. Chip in what you can to help e….One future Congresswoman talking to another.
- Allerton, The Bronx KIDS ARE ALRIGHT 🙌🏽
Phone lines are open NOW.
Our campaign needs your help to win. Join the next generation a… @ForecasterEnten: Story of the Democratic Party this primary season: women. They're winning in historic numbers. Story of the Republican….Thankful to hear Rep. Crowley is expected to be okay. @lkherman: I saw @Ocasio2018 speak at an event a year ago and she was fantastic. The incredible @andreagonram wrote this excellent piece….@NYWomensFdn @EliteDaily Thank you! Let’s do this 💪🏽💜.@JC_Cali Thank you 💜.@MichaelMurphyNY Of course. This campaign is about all of us being seen and celebrated. ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜.RT @Refinery29: 28-year-old @Ocasio2018 is running for office for the first time. "In my opinion, if women and gender-expanding people want….@sluggahjells @repjoecrowley Thank you brother. 💜.RT @stacylondon: I gotta say @Ocasio2018 sounds dope af. @stacylondon: I gotta say @Ocasio2018 sounds dope af. Thank you, @s