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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Congresswoman for NY-14 (the Bronx + Queens). In a modern, moral, and wealthy society, no American should be too poor to live.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez retweeted
Jackie Speier Oct 13
Instead of obsessing about ’s cut & color, how about these Rs *get a life* and do something productive like helping me pass my Pink Tax Repeal Act! This insidious form of discrimination against women must end now!
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NLAAD Oct 15
Today for National Latino AIDS Awareness Day there will be testing at various subways throughout . It is for NYC wide event called Take the Train? Take the Test! Check out the various subway stations below for free HIV testing!
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez retweeted
Elizabeth Warren Oct 1
Replying to @SenWarren
Private equity’s push into private prisons, detention centers, & prison services companies has helped create monopolies that squeeze families. Think about it: when there’s no competition for prison phone services, a 15-minute call home can cost $25.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Oct 2
Proud to join and in the fight to hold private equity firms responsible. We cannot continue to put profit over people. Check out more here 👇🏿
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Adriano Espaillat Oct 1
The sky is the limit. At the JFK air traffic control tower with my colleague as we continue our efforts to support the National Air Traffic Controllers Association.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Sep 30
It's time to end the Hyde Amendment. Thank you and for fearlessly fighting for a future of dignity and respect. There is strength in sisterhood ✊🏻✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Sep 27
Bhairavi Desai, an activist and the founder of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, has been fighting against this scheme. Yesterday, we heard her powerful testimony as she highlighted how taxi drivers are handcuffed to the wheel.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Sep 27
Taxi drivers in NYC are in crisis. They are trapped in a predatory lending scheme that steals their earnings and has led to a suicide crisis. We must bail them out. Yesterday, we held a Congressional hearing to hear from drivers and advocates for reform ⬇
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RAICES Sep 23
The women at Karnes detention center have been through hell & back. Now they're experiencing systemic medical abuse. Our list of accounts continues: Nancy* was forced to undergo FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) & then tortured in her home country. That's why she fled to the U.S.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Sep 25
I am proud to introduce package today to begin the important work of building a more just and prosperous society. You can read more about the legislation here:
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Bernie Sanders Sep 24
. and I stand with the Puerto Ricans who flooded into the streets to demand democratic control over their lives. Puerto Rico's working families have suffered enough austerity. It's time to impose some austerity on the banks destroying the island.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Sep 24
More than 1 million in the tri-state region are facing flood risk today. This risk will only grow. We need to take bold action to prepare for the risks of climate change, sea level rise, and increased coastal storms.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Sep 18
We are the Green New Deal generation—it’s time for us to demand change. I'm inspired by the young activists that are at the forefront of this fight. But praise and inspiration isn’t good enough. It’s time to act. It’s time to implement a .
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Sep 18
Rising seas and extreme weather events are destroying our communities, from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico to immense wildfires in California. Kaylah, a young activist from the U.S. Virgin Islands, shared what those consequences look like for her home.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Sep 18
I spent time with young climate leaders earlier this week to hear their visions for climate action to save our planet and build equity into our communities. Here’s what they said ↓
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GSI Sep 17
Governments spend 💵$526 billion a year to support while the world is facing a . We asked what she thinks about it. Here’s what she says 👇
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Sep 5
Hundreds of thousands of our neighbors, colleagues, and friends are at risk of losing their legal status in the US. I hope all recipients in my community and across the US keep their status up to date. Renew yours today ⬇️⬇️⬇️
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Aug 19
While Pantaleo’s termination was necessary, justice has not been served for Eric Garner and his loved ones. Until we implement major criminal justice reform, our communities will continue to suffer the consequences of inaction and our brothers and sisters will continue to die.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Aug 2
Predatory lending schemes ruined the lives of many taxi drivers, while banks, credit unions and debt collectors raked in huge profits. With the help of and my New York colleagues, I sent a letter to regulators asking them how this happened under their supervision.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Aug 1
Let’s be clear: Trump’s racism isn’t a distraction. It has a clear purpose: to dehumanize black and brown people in this country. Thanks to and the Jewish community for continuing to speak out against this hate.
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