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Ocasio-Cortez Holds 'Biggest Get Out the Vote Rally of 2020' as Nearly Half a Million People Watch Gaming Stream
In addition to urging viewers to support Joe Biden, the congresswoman wove comments about universal healthcare and renewable energy into the livestream.
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Move­ment politi­cians under­stand that real change comes from peo­ple demand­ing it in the streets. (Photo: Ryan Olbrysh/In These Times) Views
The Squad Is Growing: A New Crew of Left Challengers Is Bringing Movement Politics to Congress
It’s not just AOC, Omar, Pressley and Tlaib. This crop of organizers-turned-politicians—alongside the Squad—plans to usher in a progressive revival in the House of Representatives.
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Former Vice President Joe Biden, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, gives a speech on July 11, 2019 in New York City. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) News
AOC and Other Top Progressives Urge Biden—If Elected—to Deny K Street, Wall Street Execs Top Cabinet Posts
"The next White House should belong to the people, not corporate America," said Jamaal Bowman, a New York Democrat.
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As president he has assaulted not only the First Amendment but also virtually every other aspect and institution of our country that preserves us as a republic. (Photo: Christopher Michel, noamgalai / Shutterstock.com) Views
Leaker of Pentagon Papers: Trump Is an Enemy of the Constitution and Must Be Defeated
Whatever reservations you might have about Joe Biden, the fact remains that his victory over Trump would mean that our country will have dodged a bullet—preventing the destruction of our Constitution as a functional document and averting irreversible damage to human civilization in the next four...
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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) questions Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to discuss the FBI's "Crossfire Hurricane" investigation in the Dirksen Senate Office Building June 3, 2020 in Washington D.C. (Photo: Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images) News
'Maybe We Should Be': Rebuke and Ridicule After Mike Lee Says 'We Are Not a Democracy'
"Some of us are fighting to build a true representative democracy, and then some are Mike Lee."
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The wax figure of U.S. President Donald Trump stands behind a barrier and signs saying "Keep a distance from quarantine" at Madame Tussauds Berlin. (Photo: Britta Pedersen/picture alliance via Getty Images) News
'What an Anti-Everybody Agenda Looks Like': AOC Excoriates Trump for Walking Away From Covid-19 Relief Talks
"Millions falling into poverty, millions on the edge of eviction, millions going hungry, millions losing their healthcare and this megalomaniac dime store dictator puts his knee of the neck of a nation."
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) pauses while speaking as Reps. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) react during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) News
Squad and Rep. Speier Unveil Resolution Urging Action to Mitigate Violence Against Female Politicians
Noting that she gets "constant death threats," Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib said "such hate and risk should not be the inherent cost of any woman participating in politics."
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"What's Your Voting Plan?" Organizers Urge Americans to Get #VoteReady on National Voter Registration Day
"If we are to protect Ruth Bader Ginsburg's legacy, our health, and our rights, we must kick Donald Trump out of office and take back the Senate."
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Ocasio-Cortez Demands Democrats Use 'Every Procedural Tool Available' to Stop Trump From Filling RBG Vacancy
"Our reproductive rights are on the line. Our labor rights are on the line. Our right to healthcare is on the line. Labor and union protections are on the line. Our climate is on the line."
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Reps. Barbara Lee (L) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (R) support the MORE Act, which would end federal criminalization of cannabis. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call/Getty Images) News
Weed Killers: Bowing to Blue Dogs, Democratic Leadership Delays 'Enormously Popular' Marijuana Legalization Bill Until After Election
"If you're trying to punt it as a result of a political calculation, I disagree with that calculation," Rep. Ocasio-Cortez said earlier of the MORE Act.
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