Democratic Candidate Faces Questions Over Her 'Working Class' Bronx Background
04 July, 2018, 08:27 | Author: Clarence Schmidt
Newly minted Democratic congressional nominee Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she believes there are districts across the country primed for the kind of candidacy she represents.
Ocasio-Cortez said in her campaign video: "I wasn't born to a wealthy or powerful family - mother from Puerto Rico, dad from the South Bronx".
According to a report in the Daily Mail, houses in Yorktown Heights sell for as much as $900,000, while it also boasts of better public schools - touted as the possible reason that Ocasio-Cortez's family moved to the neighborhood.
Ocasio-Cortez returned to the Bronx after graduating college and spent her time there community organizing and working in eduction.
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He then extended her an invitation to come on to his show for a "respectful debate", writing on Twitter that "anyone who knows me or has watched or listened to me on air knows I'm fair". "I couldn't look at her".
Ocasio-Cortez would have been about 10 years old at the time.
Trump tweeted that U.S. Representative Joe Crowley, whom Ocasio-Cortez beat by 15 percentage points, "should have been nicer, and more respectful, to his President!"
Democrat Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of NY even became the first person in the Senate to call for the abolishment of ICE, just after Ocasio-Cortez's victory. "They got a Westchester girl that campaigned as the Bronx". On the right, she's portrayed as a radical extremist leading the Democrats over a cliff. "Calls herself a democratic socialist, actually, like Bernie Sanders did, she was a Bernie Sanders supporter", Press noted.
Ocasio-Cortez's victory changed those dynamics.
Alvarado said he learned of Ocasio-Cortez's campaign in June 2017 after seeing her posts on Instagram.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois Democrat, similarly argued that Ocasio-Cortez's popularity in her Queens-Bronx district doesn't mean she's paving the path forward for the national party. "I was born in a place where your Zip code determines your destiny", she told the Washington Post this week, reiterating similar sentiment during an interview with Stephen Colbert.
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