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AOC helping to radicalize American politics by bankrolling "progressive" primary candidates

Published in Blog on January 13, 2020 by Convention Of States

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American politics has been radicalizing for several years now as both Democrats and Republicans move to the extreme wings of their platforms. 

But while some politicians are working to mitigate that troubling trend, others are working to exacerbate it.

Freshman Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has led her party in fundraising, and she's using that cash to bankroll far-left "progressive" candidates in their attempt to unseat Democratic incumbents.

In other words, she's working to elect more people like herself.

Fox News reports:

Through social media posts and email solicitations, she's activated her donor network to support her hand-picked candidates. In 2019 alone, she funneled more than $300,000 to candidates she’s endorsed by hosting online fundraising campaigns for them, according to records obtained by Fox News.

“I want to help frontline members by putting that money straight into their pocket,” Ocasio-Cortez said.

Bucking the Democratic Party line, Ocasio-Cortez led online fundraisers for at least two progressives who are trying to defeat sitting Democratic members of Congress.

She solicited nearly $18,000 in donations for Marie Newman, who is taking on current Illinois Rep. Dan Lipinski, a socially conservative Democrat who opposes abortion rights. She also gave Newman an additional $5,000 directly from her campaign account. Ocasio-Cortez also raised nearly $35,000 in online donations for progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros, who is trying to defeat Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas.

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