• Ocasio-Cortez reportedly in line for banking post, and that could be bad news for Wall Street

    2 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is in line to be appointed to the House Financial Services Committee, according to a Politico report.
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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's team publicly feuds with Democratic lawmakers after they criticized her tactics

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's team publicly feuds with Democratic lawmakers after they criticized her tactics

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Veteran Democratic members of Congress went on the record to criticize freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's tactics on Friday, sparking a public feud with her team.
    The criticism provoked an immediate, withering response from Ocasio-Cortez's supporters, including her congressional staffers.
    "The Democratic Party and the King of England have surprisingly similar reactions to democracy when their own power is threatened," tweeted Saikat Chakrabarti, Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff.
    Veteran Democratic members of Congress went on the record to criticize freshman Rep. Alexandria...
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  • Top Democrats kept Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez off a powerful committee she wanted to use to advance her progressive agenda

    Top Democrats kept Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez off a powerful committee she wanted to use to advance her progressive agenda

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez missed out on a crucial finance committee appointment on Thursday.
    The spot on the House Committee on Ways and Means went to Tom Suozzi, a Democrat more conservative than Ocasio-Cortez.
    The committee oversees most of the US economy, including Medicare funding, a key part of Ocasio-Cortez's platform.
    Ocasio-Cortez's representatives said she "hoped to be on it, but we're excited to see what committees she does get."
    Top Democrats have Congress kept Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez off a prominent finance committee she had hoped to use to advance her progressive agenda.
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