Rep. Ocasio-Cortez on Congress members who may be sympathetic towards the rioter carrying Confederate flag: "The Confederacy were a band of enemies and traitors to the U.S. ... if they find more sympathy with them, then perhaps they shouldn't be serving in the U.S. Congress."
Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has won New York's 14th Congressional district. At age 29, she's now the the youngest woman to be elected to Congress. No woman has ever been elected to Congress in her 20s. Live results:
[Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez] is not being bullied because she is the youngest person in Congress. People are actually holding her to task because she knows absolutely nothing and she made it to Capitol Hill. -
Ocasio-Cortez’s was working as a waitress and bartender when she decided to run for Congress. Like many millennials, she had student loans to pay and no health insurance. “When you can’t have healthcare, that is not dignified,” she says.
BREAKING: Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the youngest woman ever elected to U.S. Congress.
Barriers could be broken tonight. #ElectionDay ?? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez could become the youngest woman elected to Congress ?? Stacey Abrams could become the 1st black woman elected governor in the U.S. ?? Deb Haaland could become the 1st Native American woman in Congress