She said that her family was working on "the classic American dream" when her father died of cancer during her sophomore year at BU.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a talented, charismatic young politician who has struck the political world with a force and impact rarely seen among even those who have been at it for a much longer time.
Ocasio-Cortez tangled with House minority whip Steve Scalise on Twitter Saturday, who she questioned for not knowing "how marginal tax rates work".
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democrat of NY, leaves a photo opportunity with the female Democratic members of the 116th US House of Representatives outside the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., on January 4, 2019.
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Why another dance video, of course!
Ocasio-Cortez addressed those in her own party who worry that pushing for policies that some may deem unrealistic will make it harder for Democrats to make a credible case of governing again.
Now that's how you handle the haters.
In an interview with CBS News, Ms Ocasio-Cortez based her claim on "words that he uses, which are historic dog whistles of white supremacy". "For instance, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) proposed a $2 trillion, 2.2-percent payroll tax on all families and a $10 trillion, 6.2-percent payroll tax on all businesses as part of his socialized healthcare plan".
Ocasio-Cortez, who graduated from the university in 2011 with a degree in economics and worldwide relations, was among a group of student dancers who took part in the video, which showed them imitating scenes from popular 1980s films.
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"I hear the GOP thinks women dancing are scandalous", she wrote. "And whenever I make a mistake, I say 'Okay this was clumsy.' And then I restate what my point was". "But he's certainly given a voice to it and expanded it and created a platform for those things", Ocasio-Cortez told "60 Minutes" correspondent Anderson Cooper during the segment.
"Cannot wait for my enemies to post a video of me spinning around looking super hot with the shiny hair of youth and act like they just caught me breaking into the Watergate Hotel", tweeted writer Nicole Cliffe of the flubbed smear attempt. Republicans who attempt to attack her persona will nearly always fail.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: There's an element where- yeah. The top 3% taxpayers already pay more than 50%.
In an interview with Anderson Cooper, the newly sworn-in House Rep laughed when asked if what she has in mind for the U.S. mirrors the oppressive socialist regimes found in the former Soviet Union, Cuba or Venezuela. In it, she and several other students dance on the rooftop of a university building to the song Lisztomania by Phoenix, in a mash-up of a dance from the film The Breakfast Club.
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