Tag: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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Nancy Pelosi Calls for ‘New Leadership,’ Refuses to Step Aside

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told Bay Area public radio station KQED on Wednesday that Democrats needed “new leadership” — but she herself is not stepping aside and is continuing her quest to return as Speaker of the House if her party wins the midterm elections in November.

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Ocasio-Cortez: ‘Funeral Expenses’ Will Be Reduced Under ‘Medicare for All’

During Wednesday’s “Cuomo Primetime” on CNN, Congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) defended “Medicare for All,” reasoning the cost of “funeral expenses” will be reduced. “We’re paying for this system,” Ocasio-Cortez told host Christ Cuomo. “Americans have the sticker shock of health

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the winner of a Democratic Congressional primary in New York, reacts while talking to the media, Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in New York. Ocasio-Cortez, 28, upset U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley in Tuesday's election. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Ocasio-Cortez: Democrats Should Decide Whether to Back Pelosi After They Win House

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” Congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) stated that Democrats should wait until after the election to decide whether they’ll back House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as speaker. Anchor Chris Cuomo asked Ocasio-Cortez whether