Congresswoman, 2019 - Present
Ocasio-Cortez is a member of the Democratic Socialists of America. Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib are the two first members of the group in Congress. She advocates for a progressive platform that includes Medicare for all, a federal jobs guarantee, a proposed Green New Deal, abolishing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, free public college and trade school, and a 70% marginal tax rate for incomes above $10 million.
Summary Courtesy of House US Senate Banking SECTION-BY-SECTION ANALYSIS OF THE LEGISLATION Section 1. Short Title. "Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008." Section 2. Purposes. Provides authority to the Treasury Secretary to restore liquidity and stability to...read more
The $700B Bail Out bill will get a second chance in the House. One thing is for sure that it will still be a close race on both sides of this bill as pressure continues to be put on our representitives in both support and objection of the bill. One fascinating thing...read more
As Americans wait in anticipation of the vote on the bail out bill, it might be a good time to reflect on the numerous factors that contributed to this mess. This week, we have seen harsh and outright nasty attacks from every direction and from all sides. We have seen...read more
Every year millions of dollars are contributed to Washington that influence what our policy makers do. What people don't understand, is that no matter how much money is contributed, you can make a difference, but you need the knowledge and understanding to what these...read more
If you watched any of the various speeches given at the democratic convention by Hilary Clinton, Joe Biden, and others, you may or may not have noticed a common theme. One that is wrong and one that the democrats could have avoided in exchange for a more powerful...read more