Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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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Corey Johnson endorsing Jessica Ramos and Zellnor Myrie
The Alexandria Effect may help IDC challengers and move incumbents leftward.
Person casting a vote
The time lag between polling and the congressional primary may have caused the discrepancy.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Sustained canvassing, tech savvy and hardcore progressivism was her recipe for success.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez early in her campaign, speaking at the 'Future of the City' rally and youth march hosted by Black Lives Matter of Greater New York.
Other progressive insurgent candidates did not succeed in toppling Democratic incumbents.