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Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez becomes youngest woman elected to Congress

Written by Logical Men

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has won the election against Anthony Pappas. She has won the house seat for New York’s 14th congressional district. Anthony Pappas must be feeling low after losing against Alexandria. There is one added feature which makes Alexandria stand out; she is the youngest selected member. She is merely 29-year-old and yet she has made her way to the Congress.

The good news broke out and she became an overnight sensation for the Democratic party. She ousted longtime incumbent Joe Crowley after running a campaign of quite low-budget. This is a great victory considering the campaign momentum. She is a democratic socialist and she worked on the campaign of Bernie Sanders.

She is a South Bronx native and has secured a seat for New York’s 14th congressional district on Tuesday. Though her victory was anticipated; still her competitor was thought to give her a tough time. She is among those few congressional candidates who identify themselves as democratic socialists. She even tried to push the Democratic party further to the left.

She won the support of left during her campaign because of her agenda. She campaigned for government-paid health care for all (something which Trump won’t like), a minimum of $15 wage for all and free college tuition. This made her famous among the leftists. She also had abolition of federal department of immigration and customs enforcement on her agenda during campaign. She even thanked her supporters in a tweet.

I am so thankful for every single person who contributed, amplified, and worked to establish this movement. Never forget the hard work it took to get us here. No matter what happens, this is what it takes. (Ocasio-Cortez wrote)

Ocasio-Cortez terms climate change as a real threat. She vows to fight against climate change since it can become a cause of wiping out the humanity.

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