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July 10, 2024 at 9:27 PM

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduces articles of impeachment for Alito, Thomas

New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has introduced articles of impeachment against Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas.
July 10, 2024 at 9:27 PM
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., makes a statement during a roundtable discussion on Supreme Court Ethics conducted by the Democrats of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee at the Rayburn House Office Building on June 11, 2024, in Washington, D.C.
2 months ago

Raucous congressional hearing with 'fake eyelashes' comment sparks backlash

Speaker Mike Johnson on Friday said he is disappointed in the chaos and name-calling that happened during a raucous House Oversight Committee markup on Thursday night.
2 months ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, left, and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, May 16, 2024.
10 months ago

AOC calls impeachment inquiry an 'embarrassment'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questioned law professor Michael Gerhardt who was a witness for Democrats.
10 months ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questioned law professor Michael Gerhardt who was a witness for Democrats.
1 year ago

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'not planning' primary challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is not planning on challenging New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in the 2024 Democratic parimary, a spokesperson said
1 year ago
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez arrives for a meeting of the House Oversight and Reform Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building, Jan. 31, 2023, in Washington.
2 years ago

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez under ethics investigation

The Democrat's office said they're confident "this matter will be dismissed.”
2 years ago
The Democrat's office said they're confident "this matter will be dismissed.”
3 years ago

Ocasio-Cortez responds to backlash over controversial Met Gala gown

The congresswoman said the dress was borrowed, and she was not the only New York City politician in attendance.
3 years ago
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ad designer Aurora James attend The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon Of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on Sept. 13, 2021 in New York City.
3 years ago

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez slams White House, party leaders over eviction situation

"Everybody knew this was happening," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, D-N.Y., said after the White House and Democratic Party leaders failed in a last-minute scramble to extend the eviction moratorium.
3 years ago
"Everybody knew this was happening," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, D-N.Y., said after the White House and Democratic Party leaders failed in a last-minute scramble to extend the eviction moratorium.
3 years ago

Ocasio-Cortez questions Taylor Greene's grip on reality following outburst

Pelosi has also called for an Ethics Committee probe into Greene's behavior.
3 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) speaks to reporters at the US Capitol in Washington, D.C., May 13, 2021.
3 years ago

AOC says she is a sexual assault survivor while recounting Capitol siege

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez revealed she is a sexual assault survivor while recounting her experiences during last month's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
3 years ago
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., questions Postmaster General Louis DeJoy during a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 24, 2020.
4 years ago

Why AOC says she didn't feel safe around her colleagues during Capitol riot

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez talked about the siege and her colleagues in an hour-long Instagram live Tuesday night.
4 years ago
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on ABC's "The View," Feb. 19, 2020.
4 years ago

NY congresswoman-elect claims ‘The Squad’ wants to ‘undermine our nation’

Nicole Malliotakis talks voter fraud claims, creating a “Freedom Force” and her anti-shutdown stance.
4 years ago
VIDEO: NY congresswoman-elect claims ‘The Squad’ wants to ‘undermine our nation’
4 years ago

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez voting Twitch stream becomes one of platform's most-viewed

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez turned to the gaming platform Twitch to encourage young people to vote, and became one of the platforms most-viewed streams of all time.
4 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attends a rally for Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders in Queensbridge Park in New York, Oct. 19, 2019.
4 years ago

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shares her beauty routine: 'Femininity has power'

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez talks beauty, self-love, her signature red lipstick and more.
4 years ago
In this screenshot from the DNCC's livestream of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez addresses the virtual convention, Aug. 18, 2020.
4 years ago

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at 2020 DNC

The representative from New York’s 14th congressional district nominates Sen. Bernard Sanders for president.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speak at 2020 DNC
4 years ago

AOC excoriates GOP congressman in fiery speech

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spoke about sexism and misogyny in response to alleged derogatory language from Florida Republican Rep. Ted Yoho.
4 years ago
VIDEO: AOC excoriates GOP congressman in fiery speech
4 years ago

Ocasio-Cortez excoriates Republican congressman in fiery floor speech

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday excoriated GOP Rep. Ted Yoho on a fiery speech on the House floor.
4 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks on the House floor, July 23, 2020, in Washington, DC.
4 years ago

AOC responds to GOP congressman in fiery speech

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to the House floor Thursday and delivered a passionate speech aimed at the Republican member of Congress who accosted her on the Capitol steps.
4 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to the House floor Thursday and delivered a passionate speech aimed at the Republican member of Congress who accosted her on the Capitol steps.
4 years ago

Republican apologizes after reports he berated Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Rep. Ted Yoho of Florida offered an apology, claiming a "misunderstanding," after he reportedly used derogatory language towards Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
4 years ago
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks during a news conference to introduce the EV Freedom Act at the Capitol, Feb. 6, 2020.
4 years ago

Trump's tweets about Buffalo protester 'reprehensible': Ocasio-Cortez

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., called President Donald Trump’s tweets about the 75-year-old Buffalo protester police officers knocked down "horrific."
4 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks before introducing Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders  to the stage during his campaign event at the Whittemore Center Arena, Feb. 10, 2020, in Durham, New Hampshire.
4 years ago

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on 'defunding police,' Trump

The congresswoman speaks out on "GMA" about President Donald Trump's tweet about a protester and why she supports calls to defund police.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on 'defunding police,' Trump
4 years ago

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez on COVID-19 impact in her district, response to the virus

The freshman congresswoman represents five of the 10 hardest-hit zip codes in New York City. She spoke to "Nightline" co-anchor Juju Chang about the racial and class divides that led to these rates.
4 years ago
VIDEO:  Alexandria Ocasio Cortez on COVID-19 impact in her district, response to the virus
4 years ago

AOC pays virtual visits to fans in their 'Animal Crossing' islands

New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez interacted with fans on "Animal Crossing."
4 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wears a face mask for protection against the coronavirus, during a press conference on April 14, 2020 in New York.
4 years ago

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez visits fan's 'Animal Crossing' island

Andrew Silverberg recorded his play through of 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons,' where he received a visit from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
4 years ago
Andrew Silverberg recorded his play through of 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons,' where he received a visit from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
4 years ago

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responds to criticism that Sanders' policies are too radical

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins "The View" on Wednesday, promoting 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders as a fighter for "people like us."
4 years ago
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on ABC's "The View," Feb. 19, 2020.
4 years ago

AOC to join 'RuPaul's Drag Race' as a guest judge amid 2020 election cycle

Amid the 2020 election cycle, Sen. Bernie Sanders' surrogate Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be a guest judge on this season of "RuPaul’s Drag Race."
4 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attends a rally for Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders in Queensbridge Park in New York, Oct. 19, 2019.
5 years ago

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shares her behind-the-scenes makeup tips

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez posted a glimpse of her makeup routine ahead of the Bernie Sanders rally in Los Angeles.
5 years ago
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gives a speech at a campaign rally for Senator Bernie Sanders in Venice, Calif., Dec. 19, 2019.
5 years ago

The new GOP super PAC behind the anti-AOC ad that aired during Dems' debate

A political ad that aired during a commercial break in the middle of the Thursday night's Democratic debate, hosted by ABC News and Univision, caused an uproar.
5 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks during a town hall hosted by the NAACP on September 11, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
5 years ago

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez makes student loan payment while at hearing on student debt

"I just made a payment that took me down to $19,000."
5 years ago
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pauses while speaking during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 15, 2019 in Washington, DC.
5 years ago

Man threatens Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Facebook: 'She should be shot'

New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez receives gun threats from Toledo, Ohio man now being charged in court
5 years ago
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pauses while speaking during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 15, 2019 in Washington, DC.
5 years ago

AOC blasts McConnell over photo of young men in 'Team Mitch' shirts 'choking' cutout

Ocasio-Cortez blasts McConnell for photo of men "groping and choking" a cutout of her. McConnell's campaign manager said the men do not work for his campaign.
5 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks during a vigil for the victims of the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in Grand Army Plaza on Aug. 5, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
5 years ago

Ocasio-Cortez calls for tougher oversight of New York City taxi medallion lending

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and New York City lawmakers are calling for tighter oversight of lending in the taxi medallion industry after drivers left millions in debt.
5 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attends a House Oversight Committee hearing on high prescription drugs prices on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 26, 2019.
5 years ago

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responds to criticism of progressives at Democratic debate

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defended progressives and her Green New Deal proposal from moderates' attacks after the party's first presidential debate this week.
5 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez holds an immigration Town Hall in Queens, July 20, 2019, in New York City.
5 years ago

Ocasio-Cortez responds to critics in Democratic debate

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defended progressives and her Green New Deal proposal from moderates' attacks after the party's presidential debate this week.
5 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defended progressives and her Green New Deal proposal from moderates' attacks after the party's first presidential debate this week.
5 years ago

Police officer fired after allegedly suggesting AOC should be shot in Facebook post

A Louisiana police officer who reportedly posted on Facebook that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a “vile idiot” who “needs a round” has been fired.
5 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez listens during a meeting of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, July 18, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
5 years ago

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'should treat Nancy Pelosi with respect': Trump

'Cortez should treat Nancy Pelosi with respect': Trump said criticizing AOC. Trump spoke to reporters Thursday and criticized Reps. AOC and Ilhan Omar
5 years ago
President Donald Trump speaks to the media, July 12, 2019, at the White House in Washington, DC.
5 years ago

Pelosi works to rein in progressives like Ocasio-Cortez amid intraparty squabbling

As internal divisions threaten to erode their new House majority, Pelosi now faces a critical test of her command over the 235-member Democratic caucus.
5 years ago
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks to reporters following a House Democratic caucus meeting on Capitol Hill, July 10, 2019.
5 years ago

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's alleged stalker arrested

Douala Hashi allegedly showed up at Ocasio-Cortez's New York office three times.
5 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez arrives to a hearing of the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 26, 2019.
5 years ago

Group that backed Ocasio-Cortez challenging 16-term incumbent

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's win last year was aided by Justice Democrats. They are now challenging Democrat Rep. Eliot Engel.
5 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at an event in New York City, April 5, 2019.
5 years ago

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Liz Cheney spar over 'concentration camp' comment

GOP lawmakers fire back at Rep. Ocasio-Cortez over "concentration camp" comment. AOC accused Trump of being a a “fascist.”
5 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at an event in New York City, April 5, 2019.
5 years ago

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz: Unlikely allies

Democratic socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez could team up with one of the most conservative members of the Senate: Ted Cruz.
5 years ago
Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl speaks exclusively with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in her first Sunday morning interview since taking office on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," June 16, 2019 on ABC.
5 years ago

Trump, Ocasio-Cortez engage in Twitter battle over impeachment

President Donald Trump and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez engaged in a Twitter battle after her appearance on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday.
5 years ago
President Trump is pictured in the White House, June 13, 2019, and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is pictured on Capitol Hill, June 4, 2019.
5 years ago

AOC signals she'd support Biden if he was Dem nominee: 'Absolutely' must beat Trump

On "This Week," Jonathan Karl goes one-on-one with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in her first Sunday morning interview since taking office.
5 years ago
VIDEO: Exclusive interview with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
5 years ago

Man trespassed in Rep. Ocasio-Cortez's office

The man, who is 27, was taken into custody.
5 years ago
The man, who is 27, was taken into custody.
5 years ago

'Every day that passes, the pressure to impeach grows': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined "This Week" Sunday to respond to President Donald Trump's exclusive interview with ABC News.
5 years ago
Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl speaks exclusively with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in her first Sunday morning interview since taking office on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," June 16, 2019 on ABC.
5 years ago

Man arrested for trespassing into Rep. Ocasio-Cortez's New York office

Man arrested for trespassing into Rep. Ocasio-Cortez's district office in Queens, New York
5 years ago
Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley attend a House Oversight and Reform Committee markup on Capitol Hill, June 12, 2019.
5 years ago

Ocasio-Cortez appears to conflate two types of FBI cases in viral video

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appears to conflate two types of FBI cases in a viral video.
5 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questions FBI Assistant Director of the Counterterrorism Division Michael McGarrity, during a House Oversight and Reform Civil Rights and Civil Liberties subcommittee hearing on confronting white supremacy and the adequacy of the federal response, June 4, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
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