Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @AOC Congresswoman for NY-14 (the Bronx & Queens). In a modern, moral, and wealthy society, no American should be too poor to live. 💯% People-Funded, no lobbyist💰. Nov. 21, 2018 1 min read

All the challenges to Leader Pelosi are coming from her right, in an apparent effort to make the party even more conservative and bent toward corporate interests.

Hard pass. So long as Leader Pelosi remains the most progressive candidate for Speaker, she can count on my support.

I agree that our party should, and must, evolve our leadership.

But changed leadership should reflect an actual, evolved mission; namely, an increased commitment to the middle + working class electorate that put us here.

Otherwise it’s a just new figure with the same problems.

I hope that we can move swiftly to conclude this discussion about party positions, so that we can spend more time discussing party priorities: voting rights, healthcare, wages, climate change, housing, cannabis legalization, good jobs, etc.

There are many issues where the Leader and I disagree.

I was one of only 2 Dems (w/ @RoKhanna) to go on the record to call the proposed tax rule & PAYGO a bad idea.

Yet, we need leadership to be more daring, not less. Her challengers are conservative.
 https://slate.com/business/2018/11/pelosi-house-democrats-income-taxes.html 


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