Ocasio-Cortez glides to reelection

Ocasio-Cortez glides to reelection
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezSimmering Democratic tensions show signs of boiling over Out-of-touch Democrats running scared of progressives Progressives rally behind Omar while accusing her critics of bias MORE (D-N.Y.) is projected to win reelection for her House seat representing New York’s 14th Congressional District.

The Associated Press called the race at 10:07 p.m. EST. 

Ocasio-Cortez handily beat out Republican challenger John Cummings after surviving several Democratic primary challengers, winning just under 75 percent of the vote.

Known as "AOC," she has become one of the highest-profile members of Congress, in the process becoming a favorite target of President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump DOJ demanded metadata on 73 phone numbers and 36 email addresses, Apple says Putin says he's optimistic about working with Biden ahead of planned meeting Biden meets Queen Elizabeth for first time as president MORE and Republicans thanks to her support for various issues like "Medicare for All" and the Green New Deal.

Ocasio-Cortez famously won election to the seat in 2018 after ousting former Rep. Joe CrowleyJoseph (Joe) CrowleyIt's time to respect artists Longtime Illinois Rep. Danny K. Davis gets Justice Democrats-backed primary challenger Joe Crowley to register as lobbyist for recording artists MORE (D-N.Y.) in the primary election and overwhelmingly beating Republican challenger Anthony Pappas. She was the youngest person elected to Congress.