Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

February 18, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

To Honor Tommy Raskin, Ocasio-Cortez Asks Others to Join Her in Vegetarian Diet for Lent

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) wants to honor Rep. Jamie Raskin’s (D-MD 8) late son, Tommy, for Lent and she wants others to join in, too. Wednesday night, AOC, as she is commonly called, said on Twitter that she will adopt a vegetarian diet for Lent in memory of Tommy, who his parents said was a […]

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April 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin Answers Three Questions About the CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress is a $2 trillion relief package that helps individuals and groups economically hurt by the coronavirus. According to NPR, the $2 trillion aid is estimated to be broken down as follows: $560 billion is for individuals, $500 billion is for big corporations, $377 billion […]

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July 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne and Doug Tallman

Ocasio-Cortez: ‘When We Make Hope Kinetic, the Good Will Win’

New York’s firebrand congressional representative, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, exhorted Montgomery County Democrats insisting the country would not backslide from progressive policy advances. “I will always believe that when we make hope kinetic, the good will win,” Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said. Ocasio-Cortez joined Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) for a rally on Thursday night that raised money for […]

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July 19, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

“No nos regresaremos” responde Ocasio-Cortez durante una reunión en Silver Spring

La Representante Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dijo ante una multitud de activistas demócratas, el jueves, que a Estados Unidos le ha llevado más de dos siglos elegir en el Congreso a un grupo abierto de mujeres de minorías,  y que “no se regresarán”. Hablando en una reunión, en Silver Spring, Ocasio-Cortez no se refirió directamente al presidente […]

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July 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Bob Moses, Danny Glover Attend Rally Hosted by Raskin and Ocasio-Cortez

Thursday night’s benefit for Democracy Summer Maryland 2019 had a couple of high-profile names on the stage — Rep. Jamie Raskin and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — and a couple of high-profile names in the audience, too. The Silver Spring event drew about 725 people, including civil rights activist Bob Moses and actor Danny Glover. Moses […]

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July 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Ocasio-Cortez Joins Raskin for Rally in Silver Spring Thursday

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will be joined by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday for a rally at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The rally will benefit Raskin’s Democracy Summer program, which aims to educate young Democrats about political organizing strategies to turn out voters to vote down the ballot in the 2020 election. Both […]

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