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After beating the 10-time incumbent rather handily in the Democratic primary-she'll face Republican Anthony Pappas in November's general election-people are absolutely taken with Ocasio-Cortez, and apparently, that extends to her personal style, as well. Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign.
"So what that means is healthcare as a human right", Ocasio-Cortez explained. "What's the plan to prevent a repeat?" "Working-class Americans want a clear champion and there is nothing radical about moral clarity in 2018".
Ocasio-Cortez added that she believes Crowley has provided "phenomenal" service to the district.
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On Saturday at least 10 civilians were killed when bombs were dropped on the rebel-held village of Ghasam, relief workers said. President Bashar al-Assad has pressed ahead with the offensive despite US warnings of "serious repercussions".
Ocasio-Cortez's campaign is evidence that big solutions aren't just fantasies.
Since Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's stunning primary win over Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday, interest in democratic socialism-the label Ocasio-Cortez unabashedly uses to describe her platform and political outlook-has surged exponentially, prompting corporate TV networks to feature segments on the term and driving a record-breaking membership boost for the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA).
In addition, a group of incumbent Democrats - including U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins of NY and Conor Lamb of Pennsylvania - say they won't back Pelosi for another term as party leader. "And with all due respect - half of my district is from Queens - I don't think he knows how to deal with a girl from the Bronx".
"It's part of what I am, it's not all of what I am", Ocasio-Cortez said Sunday on "Meet the Press" on NBC.