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Is This a Photo of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Being Held Up by Her Legs?

Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez may be the most memed woman of the year so far.
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The solution to Ocasio-Cortez's viral takedown

US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's withering viral takedown of just how easily deep-pocketed donors dominate politics was like watching a prosecutor lay into a campaign finance system that has no defense.
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statue of liberty makes unlimited immigration mandatory

Those who support massive immigration by third world socialists often like to point to this line from a poem inscribed on a plaque inside the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty: “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,” as though it's a fundamental law written in the Constitution or something. The truth is, it’s nothing but a line from a poem, that was placed inside the pedestal in the early 20th Century. It is not law, and it is not reflective of true Americ...
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Twitter is the most popular social media platform for members of Congress — but prominent Democrats tweet more often and have larger followings than Republicans

Lawmakers are increasingly building up their personal brands on social media, including Twitter, in order to advance their policy goals and political ambitions.  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the most-followed member of Congress by a large margin, boasting three million followers and counting.  Several other members of the Democratic House leadership team have one million followers or more, but their Republican counterparts seem to rely less on Twitter. Here's a breakdown of how many followers f...
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Opinion: Ocasio-Cortez identified the problem. Here's the solution

US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's withering viral takedown of just how easily deep-pocketed donors dominate politics was like watching a prosecutor lay into a campaign finance system that has no defense.
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Ocasio-Cortez identified a problem. Here's the solution

US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's withering viral takedown of just how easily deep-pocketed donors dominate politics was like watching a prosecutor lay into a campaign finance system that has no defense.
Tags: News, US, Stories, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Ocasio Cortez

Myth: Benevolent Government & Societal Perfection

Opinion To put it simply, I like my America sloppy, disorganized, unpredictable, with no guarantees,,, that is real freedom! New York – -( Ultimately, each individual must depend on him or herself for sustenance and for providing for one's needs, wants, and desires, and happiness. That is as it should be. This requires less Government control over the citizenry–as little control as possible–not more control over the citizenry. Government, whatever its configuration is not benig...
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New York Today: N.Y. Today: The Ocasio-Cortez Effect

Tuesday: A snapshot of the potential candidates in the 2020 primaries. “We are trying to elect more Alexandrias,” the head of the Justice Democrats said.
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Back in the Bronx, Ocasio-Cortez says to keep up the fight

NEW YORK (AP) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is urging supporters to keep up the kind of activism that resulted in Amazon rescinding its plan to build a campus in New York City. The freshman Democratic lawmaker said Saturday that it’s “not just about any job, it’s about dignified jobs in New York City.” Ocasio-Cortez spoke […]
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Ocasio-Cortez: Amazon has not shown good faith to NYC

After Amazon announced the company would not be building their second headquarters in New York, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said she believed the company "has not shown good faith to New Yorkers."
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Amazon invites Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to 'see for yourself' after she alleges 'dehumanising conditions' for workers

Amazon has thrown down the gauntlet to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, inviting the congresswoman to visit one of its facilities after she claimed the tech giant had created “dehumanising conditions” for its workers. The 29-year-old congresswoman was among those who celebrated after Amazon announced this week it was pulling out of plans to open what it termed a second headquarters in New York City. Ms Ocasio-Cortez, who represents the city’s 14th district, which is close to the Long Island City neig...
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In Amazon Fight, Progressives Showed What They Want: A New Economic Agenda

The clash has consequences beyond New York, going to the heart of a national debate likely to dominate the 2020 election: What is the best way to spread prosperity?
Tags: Amazon, New York, News, Warren, Alexandria, Sanders, Elizabeth, Democratic Party, Bernard, United States Economy, Wages and Salaries, United States Politics and Government, Corporate Taxes, Inc, Labor and Jobs, Federal Taxes (US

Amazon invites Ocasio-Cortez for tour, calls worker claims untrue

A senior Inc executive on Friday disputed claims raised by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that Amazon workers face "dehumanizing conditions" as being untrue and invited her to take a tour of company facilities.
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GOP Looks to Turn Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal on Democrats

Republicans are embracing Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s sweeping plan known as the Green New Deal to avert climate change, but not because they like it. Fueling the effort is a fact sheet that Ocasio-Cortez’s office circulated -- then retracted -- that included references that aren’t in the text of the actual resolution.
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Why the Amazon Deal Collapsed: A Tech Giant Stumbles in N.Y.’s Raucous Political Arena

The company, long accustomed to deferential treatment from localities, badly misjudged how it would be received in the city, according to dozens of interviews.
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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez celebrates Amazon's decision to pull the plug on planned NYC headquarters

Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez strongly advocated against Amazon's plans to drop anchor in Queens; Laura Ingle reports.
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No, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Didn't Hire Her Boyfriend Riley Roberts As A Staffer

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez found herself at the center of another right-wing Twitter conspiracy Friday morning, after a Republican strategist falsely claimed that she had employed her longtime partner Riley Roberts as a paid congressional staffer. The New York congresswoman and her team corrected the record, saying this is not true.Luke Thompson, vice president of the Republican analytics firm Applecart, first made the claims. Taking a screenshot from an unknown source, he tweeted: "While yo...
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Marginal tax, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez initiatives questioned by Buffett's right-hand man Munger

Wealth taxes, such as the 70 percent marginal tax proposed by Rep. Ocasio-Cortez can hurt, says Charlie Munger of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway.            [Author: CNBC]
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Keep Your Head Down? Why Congress’s Youngest Members Aren’t Falling For This Sexist Trope

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been called everything from a “little girl ” and “liberal darling ” to someone who “comes across like she is 16 years old.” She’s been accused of making her voice sound younger, of seeming “to lack even a modest helping of guile,” and not looking “like a girl who struggles.” Male columnists have been eager to offer unsolicited advice, telling her to slow down and “get some authority before she tries to use it.” The Wall Street Journal recently reduced ...
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The Liberal Flank Of The Democratic Party Is Ascendant: Will Voters Follow?

WASHINGTON (AP) — What is happening to the Democrats? Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, they are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. And proposing a sweeping Green New Deal that calls for an “economic transformation” to combat climate change. On Thursday, newly-elected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez led a chorus of cheers as Amazon announced it was abandoning plans to build a sought-after headqu...
Tags: Amazon, New York, News, Minnesota, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, New York City, Israel, America, Ap, Democrats, House, Queens

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Amazon cancelled its plans to move its new HQ2 headquarters to New York. The company said it would not reopen its search for HQ2 but would proceed as planned in Virginia and Nashville, Tennessee. Politicians and tech execs reacted to the surprise news of Amazon pulling HQ2 from New York City. The decision to bring HQ2 to New York was met with fierce backlash from many politicians, local residents, and tech leaders who took aim a...
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Amazon has canceled its New York City HQ2 plans. Here’s why many New Yorkers opposed the project.

Amazon has canceled its plans to build part of its second headquarters, or HQ2, in New York City. The company was supposed to introduce around 25,000 new employees and a  multi-billion-dollar headquarter site to Long Island City, Queens.  In its announcement on February 14, Amazon said concerns from local and state politicians compelled the company to rethink its plan. Over the last three months, many New Yorkers have vocally opposed HQ2, citing concerns that it could have aggravated subway c...
Tags: Amazon, New York, New York City, US, Trends, Queens, Manhattan, Seattle, Northern Virginia, Quinnipiac University, Amazon Here, Long Island City, Michael Gianaris, Long Island City Queens, Queensboro Bridge, Timothy Bartik

Ocasio-Cortez celebrates Amazon's NYC pullout

U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cheered the decision by Inc to scrap its plans to build an outpost in New York that could have created 25,000 jobs. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Anti-Amazon Backlash Rose From Grassroots to Stymie Bezos Inc. expected some public outcry over its choice to expand in a redeveloped Queens industrial area along New York City’s East River. Among the fatal errors: Three-term Governor Andrew Cuomo and two-term New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, both Democrats, underestimated how an anti-corporate message from Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, in office less than two months, would take root so deeply and so quickly. “Anything is possible: today was the day a group of dedicated, every...
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Bernie Sanders congratulates New York for 'standing up' to Amazon after tech giant cancels plan for new headquarters in Queens

Sen. Bernie Sanders cheered Amazon's decision to cancel a plan to build a new headquarters in New York City. "I congratulate New Yorkers for standing up to the power of Amazon," Sanders said in a statement.  Amazon cited opposition from local politicians as a large part of the reason it will not move forward with the deal. Sanders, who was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, has been a consistent and vocal critic of Amazon's treatment of its workers.   Sen. Bernie Sanders on Th...
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AOC & Progressive Groups Succeed At Kicking Amazon Out Of New York

Amazon announced Thursday it's canceling its plan to build headquarters in New York City, delivering a victory to progressive groups and lawmakers such as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who have fiercely opposed the project since it was first announced.The corporate giant chose the neighborhood of Long Island City in Queens to build its campus, known as HQ2. But lawmakers, unions, and local civil rights groups contended that a tech corporation such as Amazon didn't deserve the nearly $3 billion...
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Ocasio-Cortez takes a victory lap after Amazon scraps plans to build in New York

The Democratic phenom scores a victory over the "richest man in the world."
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