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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is known as an American Democratic Socialist. She is most famous for beating a 10-term New York Democrat incumbent in a congressional primary and becoming the youngest woman ever elected to Congress.

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Background (Childhood And Education)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was born on October 13, 1989 in The Bronx, New York. She was raised in a working-class Puerto Rican family. Ocasio-Cortez graduated from Boston University, studying financial matters and worldwide relations. She worked for Senator Ted Kennedy's office where she concentrated on immigration issues while in school.

After graduation, she returned home and turned into a community coordinator. With the financial recession grabbing hold, alongside the monetary issues her family faced after her father's passing in 2008 from cancer, Ocasio-Cortez took numerous low-wage eatery employments to help keep them above water.

Career

In spite of Crowley's 10-to-1 advantage over Ocasio-Cortez, she fought a smart and organized grassroots battle, alongside an incredible viral video advertisement that started with her expressing her will to push women to high positions of political office. Ocasio-Cortez was the main adversary in the Democratic party to challenge Crowley's seat in 14 years. Ocasio-Cortez proceeded to dispatch her Republican rival, Anthony Pappas, in November to turn into the most youthful female elected to Congress. She was confirmed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on January 3, 2019.

As a functioning member of the Democratic Socialists of America who endorsed the Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders in 2016, Ocasio-Cortez kept running on a progressive platform which called for canceling ICE, criminal justice, universal healthcare, and universal college.

She faced the ire from many enemies over her path but Ocasio-Cortez hasn't shied away from standing up on issues critical to her. That included her strong solid emotions after Alabama passed a state law in May 2019 that basically banned abortion.

Relationships

Riley Roberts is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's boyfriend. The two have been as one since college. In spite of the fact that they stay under the radar, Roberts has tried to be a supporting boyfriend even when she moved to D.C for her congressional life. On Friday, February 15, 2019, Roberts' association with the Congress member was pushed into the spotlight over theory in regards to his new congressional email account. In a tweet, Ocasio-Cortez said that it was just so that he could access her calendar and there was no involvement from in Congress. She was angry at media outlets who tried to paint a story that wasn't true.

Social Media (Instagram, Twitter)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is active in social media platforms, Instagram and Twitter. She has 4 million followers on Instagram and 5.55 million followers on Twitter as of October 2019.

Net Worth

According to www.celebritynetworth.com, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's net worth is estimated to be around 100,000 dollars.

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Last Modified : Nov 7 2019