Published: Wed, July 04, 2018
Worldwide | By Lisa Hogan

Perez: Ocasio-Cortez Is ‘The Future of Our Party’

Perez: Ocasio-Cortez Is ‘The Future of Our Party’

Her 4,200-vote victory gives her a good chance to become the youngest-ever female member of Congress. There, known by students and staff as "Sandy", she was a member of the Science Research Program taught by Michael Blueglass. "It's a value of mine to meet people where they're at", she said. "From that point on, I wouldn't talk to her". "I get that "socialist" sells more newspapers than 'Justice Democrats, ' " he said.

Some of Ocasio-Cortez's supporters joked that they couldn't possibly support her anymore after hearing the shocking news that she grew up in a house. She gained hundreds of social media followers, too, after an endorsement from Ocasio-Cortez was retweeted more than 10,000 times. He said he tried calling her after her primary victory, but, unsurprisingly, her voice mailbox was full.

"They made a choice in one district", Pelosi said.

However, her "girl from the Bronx" moniker doesn't paint a complete picture. After high school, he studied at Westchester Community College and the Fashion Institute of Technology. Alvarado viewed the campaign as an opportunity to document her "humble beginnings and run for office". "Calls herself a democratic socialist, actually, like Bernie Sanders did, she was a Bernie Sanders supporter", Press noted.

Cardillo is still tweeting about Ocasio-Cortez a day later.

In another comment, Ocasio-Cortez accused Cardillo of attempting to strip her of her family, story, home and identity. To appear on the ballot, she garnered 5,480 signatures from registered voters, Alvarez said. "Her story is unique, inspiring and historical". According to Corbin Trent, a Justice Democrats co-founder who spent seven weeks working full-time for Ocasio-Cortez, this was the dream all along - one breakthrough candidate who demonstrates that incumbents are beatable. Tammy Duckworth responded, "I think it's the future of the party in the Bronx, where she is".

That last one was so good it elicited a response from Ocasio-Cortez. In a 1999 New York Times profile of Yorktown Heights, the town supervisor described it as "a folksy area where people can come, kick off their shoes, wander around, sit in a cafe, listen to a concert in the park, or go to the theater". "It was clear to her, even then, that the zip code a child was born in determined much of their destiny".

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