Here’s why AOC is a political powerhouse

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    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been a political force of nature since she took office in 2018. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains how social media and money has propelled the 31-year-old to sweeping national stature.


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    Writer: Chris Cillizza

    Producer: Allison Gordon

    The Point Editor: Leigh Munsil

    Video Editor: Michelle Cho

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    In This Story: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, also known by her initials AOC, is an American politician serving as the U.S. representative for New York’s 14th congressional district since 2019. The district includes the eastern part of the Bronx, portions of north-central Queens, and Rikers Island in New York City.

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