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Ocasio-Cortez: ‘Democratic Party is a center or center-conservative party’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) criticized the Democratic Party for not being progressive on Monday, declaring her own party is a “center or center-conservative party.”

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AOC Refuses to Pay DCCC Dues, Directly Funding Colleagues Progressive Challengers

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has emerged as the top fundraiser powerhouse of her party, but the Democratic socialist is refusing to pay her dues to the House’s Democratic campaign committee, angering her fellow Democrat colleagues. “It is pretty nuts, $250,000 for a freshman Democrat,” Ocasio-Cortez said in an interview outside the Capitol Friday. “I am not paying D-trip dues (nickname for Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee) because I don’t agree with the policy around blacklisting groups that help progressive candidates.”

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Pelosi, Female Democrats Wear Black To Mark a ‘Somber’ Impeachment Vote

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), along with a group of female Democratic lawmakers are letting their outfits do the talking to mark the House’s vote on articles of impeachment against President Trump. Arriving Wednesday morning to the House proceeding in the Capitol, Pelosi was seen wearing a black collared dress that was accessorized with a gold choker necklace and a gold mace brooch. The ceremonial brooch represents her authority, known as the Mace of the Republic or Mace of the United States House of Representatives.

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