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) CrowleyOcasio-Cortez defends decision not to pay dues to House Democratic campaign arm Hill.TV's Krystal Ball says Ocasio-Cortez has become a force in Democratic Party Ocasio-Cortez: 'In any other country Joe Biden and I would not be in the same party' 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 John TrumpLev Parnas implicates Rick Perry, says Giuliani had him pressure Ukraine to announce Biden probe Saudi Arabia paid 0 million for cost of US troops in area Parnas claims ex-Trump attorney visited him in jail, asked him to sacrifice himself for president MORE, is also slated to appear.