Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez listens as Chairman and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg answers her questions, during his testimony at the US House Financial Services Committee hearing.
Ocasio-Cortez questioned the CEO about Facebook’s fact-checking practices on political ads and disinformation.
Rikers Island
Rounding up the week’s political news.
New York City Councilman Fernando Cabrera.
The centrist Bronx pastor is running in the Democratic primary.
An irritated baby.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attempted to pacify a pro-Trump questioner who proposed eating babies. Guess how Republicans reacted?
Fit bit
The city has seen positive responses from residents who've started using FitBits.
Special education teacher Andom Ghebreghiorgis (center).
Why a flood of Democratic congressional challengers could help entrenched incumbents.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez listens to witnesses in a House Oversight Committee hearing.
Columbia University’s Knight First Amendment Institute sent Ocasio-Cortez a letter asking her to stop blocking certain followers.
NYC Apartments
REBNY’s political capital had to go somewhere during the fight over rent regulations.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Seven candidates are already running. Some of them aren’t quite ready for primetime.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez listens to witnesses in a House Oversight Committee hearing.
They won’t wind up in Congress, but maybe they’ll get on Fox News.
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