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Ocasio-Cortez glides to reelection

Ocasio-Cortez glides to reelection
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezKamala Harris, Stacey Abrams among nominees for Time magazine's 2020 Person of the Year Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz trade jabs over COVID-19 relief: People 'going hungry as you tweet from' vacation Biden Cabinet picks largely unify Democrats — so far 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 John TrumpUSAID administrator tests positive for COVID-19 Kamala Harris, Stacey Abrams among nominees for Time magazine's 2020 Person of the Year DOJ appeals ruling preventing it from replacing Trump in E. Jean Carroll defamation lawsuit 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) CrowleyBiden's gain is Democratic baseball's loss with Cedric Richmond Business groups breathe sigh of relief over prospect of divided government Ocasio-Cortez glides to reelection MORE (D-N.Y.) in the primary election and overwhelmingly beating Republican challenger Anthony Pappas. She was the youngest person elected to Congress.