Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

@AOC

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US Representative,NY-14 (BX & Queens). In a modern, moral, & wealthy society, no American should be too poor to live. 💯% People-Funded, no lobbyist💰. She/her.

Bronx + Queens, NYC
Joined on April 28, 2010
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Quoted @nprpolitics

The bill that passed the House would have increased the payments to $400/week through the end of August. The change is a compromise between progressives who wanted enhanced benefits for several more months and moderate Democrats who wanted to decrease the weekly payments.

This trend is outrageous: Eliminating $15/hr Reducing thresholds for payments (cutting off ~400k New Jerseyans) Cuts to weekly payments What are we doing here? I'm frankly disgusted with some of my colleagues and question whether I can support this bill. 1/ https://t.co/r9dqZpuCbU

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Quoted @MondaireJones

I’m hearing @RogerMarshallMD has offered an amendment to the COVID relief bill to ban trans kids from playing sports. Let me make sure I understand Senate rules here: Americans don’t deserve a $15 min wage, but it’s cool to attack and exclude trans kids in sports? #LetKidsPlay

Trans kids are awesome, incredible, beautiful, and wonderful. Bigotry is not. Republicans need to stop obsessing over other people’s gender identity bc frankly it’s very weird and they’re doing a lot of harm to children who are just trying to be themselves. #LetKidsPlay 🏳️‍⚧️💕 https://t.co/469r2l45hf

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Manu Raju
21 hours ago

The Senate Dems who voted against an effort to advance a federal minimum wage hike to $15 per hour: Manchin, King, Sinema, Carper, Coons, Tester, Hassan, Shaheen.

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Imagine having the ganas to go home and ask minimum wage workers to support you after going back on your own documented stance to help crush their biggest chance at a wage hike during their longest drought of wage increases since the law’s very inception. Sin vergüenza.

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Quoted @kyrstensinema

A full-time minimum-wage earner makes less than $16k a year. This one’s a no-brainer. Tell Congress to #RaiseTheWage! http://t.co/gmHYXGZzaT

Just wow. https://t.co/aSQm7WLAci

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I’ve made up my mind. We need to move this country forward, and that’s why I’ve decided to come out in support of eliminating the filibuster.

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This is madness. People are struggling and we’re fighting over how many people we want to EXCLUDE from the relief checks. 

What about the family w/ several kids who made 160k but lost their job in 2020? https://t.co/m8koes54Hz

This is madness. People are struggling and we’re fighting over how many people we want to EXCLUDE from the relief checks. What about the family w/ several kids who made 160k but lost their job in 2020? https://t.co/m8koes54Hz

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We have a responsibility to show people in this country what a Democratic majority can do for working people. That means more generous relief checks, $15 min wage, ending the filibuster to protect our democracy. It’s a once-in-generation shot, and we need to legislate like it.

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Quoted @JStein_WaPo

NEW: Biden-Senate compromise on curtailing stimulus payments results in ~12 million fewer adults & ~5 million fewer children receiving benefit, per @iteptweets analysis ~280 million overall still eligible for payments, ITEP says https://t.co/6ny4x93GQn

Conservative Dems have fought so the Biden admin sends fewer & less generous relief checks than the Trump admin did. It’s a move that makes little-to-no political or economic sense, and targets an element of relief that is most tangibly felt by everyday people. An own-goal. https://t.co/n6j2eEBKXx

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Quoted @CBSNews

Experts sound the alarm on declining birth rates among younger generations: "It's a crisis" https://t.co/MkdeBtVFiC

The actual crisis is how entire generations are sunk w/inhumane levels of student debt, low incomes, high rent, no guarantee of healthcare & little action on climate change which creates a situation where feeling stable enough to have a kid can feel more like a luxury than a norm https://t.co/zwHDN288GG

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Quoted @kentnish

.@AOC skips stairs as she sprints up the east front stairs of the House at the #USCapitol. https://t.co/lgzIgpVRBc

.@AOC skips stairs as she sprints up the east front stairs of the House at the #USCapitol. https://t.co/lgzIgpVRBc

Running to ban members of Congress from trading stocks 🏃🏽‍♀️🏃🏽‍♀️🏃🏽‍♀️ We’ll get ‘em next time @CongressmanRaja & @JoeNeguse! https://t.co/r1YbQRihlM

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It is utterly embarrassing that “pay people enough to live” is a stance that’s even up for debate. Override the parliamentarian and raise the wage. McD’s workers in Denmark are paid $22/hr + 6 wks paid vacation. $15/hr is a deep compromise - a big one, considering the phase in.

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This endangers the entire country and beyond. We are in a pandemic. We know that COVID spread isn’t neatly contained by state borders, and explosions in COVID cases can increase the likelihood of new COVID variants to develop or spread to new places. It’s dangerous.

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Quoted @AP

BREAKING: Texas is lifting its mask mandate, making it the largest state to end an order intended to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Gov. Greg Abbott has faced sharp criticism from his party over the mandate, imposed eight months ago. https://t.co/WHPLWzf9jF

93.2% of Texans aren’t fully vaccinated. The state just endured one disaster worsened by selfishness + denial of basic science, and now conditions are being set for another. Repealing the mask mandate now endangers so many people, especially essential workers & the vulnerable. https://t.co/3lntlh7zxH

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Quoted @CoriBush

For the first time ever, the House took a vote on whether or not to end the cruelty of denying incarcerated people their right to vote. Our amendment didn’t pass, but 97 Democrats voted with us. We will not stop fighting until we dismantle white supremacy in all of its forms.

Proud to stand with you, @CoriBush. https://t.co/XknKTqUXNL

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Congress needs to allocate enough funds so that internships can be paid. It currently does not. There’s some scant funding there, but it’s not nearly enough to pay for the # of interns that actually work here. It’s not ok. We should set an example & grow the MRA to pay interns.

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Quoted @nowthisnews

'Experience doesn’t pay the bills.' Watch the full video 👇 https://t.co/0eBy1Sr0Cr https://t.co/v0AFEOuGh8

'Experience doesn’t pay the bills.'

Watch the full video 👇
https://t.co/0eBy1Sr0Cr https://t.co/v0AFEOuGh8

Pay your interns! It’ll improve your operation and make it more diverse and just. You won’t be relying on privilege to subsidize staffing and your interns can do better work that they’re proud of when they aren’t exhausted working 2-3 jobs to subsidize one. We pay ours $15/hr. https://t.co/96M4XaY0GY

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Experience doesn’t pay the bills. https://t.co/HL4RqY7zQz

Experience doesn’t pay the bills. https://t.co/HL4RqY7zQz

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