Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Jake Johnson, staff writer
Geri Andre-Major helps her son Max, 5, with his school work on March 26, 2020 in Mount Vernon, New York. Andre-Major said she was furloughed as a pre-school teacher at Chelsea Piers Connecticut on March 13.
"Millions are wondering how they'll pay their rent or mortgage by tomorrow. We need additional emergency action suspending rent, mortgage and utility payments for the duration of this crisis."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) talks with reporters in the Capitol on Thursday, January 30, 2020.
At least one lawmaker affected by the probe is Republican Sen. Richard Bur, who...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
President Donald Trump hands out pens to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (L) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (C) after signing the CARES act, a $2 trillion rescue package to provide economic relief amid the coronavirus outbreak, at the Oval Office of the White House on March 27, 2020. (Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images)
"This is a frightening amount of public money to have given a corrupt...


On Panic and Hope: No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference
That stark photo of Greta Thunberg's solitary, obstinate climate strike was a mere year ago. This week, four million people joined her in the largest climate strike ever to declare, "L ike the sea, we rise ." Greta's rhetoric is hard-core: She told Dems lauding her to "save your praise...Don’t (tell) us how inspiring we are without doing anything about it," and told global leaders, "I don't want your hope, I want you to panic." We're all good on panic thanks, but we'll take the hope too.