Sat, 2019-Jan-05 02:40 UTC
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With 296,397 views on Friday, 4 January 2019 our article of the day is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (born October 13, 1989) is an American politician and educator. A member of the Democratic Party, she is the U.S. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district, elected on November 6, 2018.
On June 26, 2018, Ocasio-Cortez won the Democratic Party's primary election in New York's 14th congressional district covering parts of the Bronx and Queens in New York City, defeating the incumbent Congressman, Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley, in the biggest upset victory in the 2018 midterm election primaries. Ocasio-Cortez is a member of the Democratic Socialists of America.Before running for Congress, Ocasio-Cortez was an educator and community organizer working in the Bronx, serving as Educational Director of the 2017 Northeast Collegiate World Series for the National Hispanic Institute. At the age of 29, she is the youngest woman to serve in Congress in the history of the United States.
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