Dem who defeated Crowley to sit down with Colbert on Thursday
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Two days after pulling off a surprise primary win over longtime Rep. Joe CrowleyJoseph (Joe) CrowleyTrucker unseats longtime NJ Senate president by spending almost nothing — here's how Former lawmakers sign brief countering Trump's claims of executive privilege in Jan. 6 investigation Bottom line MORE (D-N.Y.), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is heading to her first late-night TV appearance.

The 28-year-old Democratic socialist is poised to appear on Thursday’s “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” CBS announced on Tuesday.


Ocasio-Cortez, who less than a year ago was working as a bartender, was Crowley’s first primary challenger in 14 years. Her victory shook the political world, with Crowley once thought to be a future candidate for House Speaker.

The House hopeful won’t be the only political guest booked on Colbert’s show on Thursday — director Michael Moore, a fierce critic of President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden says Roe v. Wade under attack like 'never before' On student loans, Biden doesn't have an answer yet Grill company apologizes after sending meatloaf recipe on same day of rock star's death MORE, is also slated to appear.