Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N. Y., filed for re-election on Thursday afternoon, just over two months after winning her last election.
Ocasio-Cortez will run for re-election in the heavily Democratic 14th Congressional District in New York, which she has won by wide margins previously, according to newly filed documents with the Federal Election Commission.
In November, she cruised to victory and beat Republican Tina Forte by a margin of 70.6% to 27.5%.
Ocasio-Cortez became a Congresswoman in 2018 following her upset defeat of Democratic incumbent Joseph Crowley in the district’s Democratic primary. She went on to win the district’s general election in 2018.
While the progressive lawmaker supports progressive policies such as Medicare for all, she hasn’t been afraid of bucking President Biden to accomplish those goals…. (Read more)