Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, left, endorses Zephyr Teachout for attorney general in lower Manhattan on July 12.
James is still the favorite, but recent events have shaken up the attorney general’s race.
U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks at a press conference at the National Press Club in February in Washington.
Several House Democrats and congressional candidates have declined to support Nancy Pelosi.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Zephyr Teachout
Why they made the announcement at the Charging Bull statue.
Rep. Joe Crowley in a Mets cap
He’s no longer the heir apparent in Congress, but he’s still the king of Queens.
Rep. Joe Crowley
The congressman refuses to vacate the Working Families Party line, despite the party's request.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Cynthia Nixon
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory could be the first of many upsets
New York City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez [center] and Rep. Nydia Velazquez [left] take part in the Families Belong Together March in New York City.
The biggest political fireworks from the past week.
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act on August 13, 1935.
Everyone’s talking about socialism because of the rising political star, but its impact has been felt in New York before.
U.S. Supreme Court building
Rounding up the week’s political news.
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