Ocasio-Cortez glides to reelection

Ocasio-Cortez glides to reelection
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezBudget Committee chair pledges to raise minimum wage: 'Hold me to it' Democrats scramble to rescue minimum wage hike Exclusive: How Obama went to bat for Warren 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 TrumpBiden to hold virtual bilateral meeting with Mexican president More than 300 charged in connection to Capitol riot Trump Jr.: There are 'plenty' of GOP incumbents who should be challenged 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) CrowleyProgressives target Manchin, Sinema with new PAC Bottom line Biden's gain is Democratic baseball's loss with Cedric Richmond MORE (D-N.Y.) in the primary election and overwhelmingly beating Republican challenger Anthony Pappas. She was the youngest person elected to Congress.