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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Trump used Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s words to defend himself. She responded by saying she’d call his ‘bluff’ on impeachment.

"Mr. President, you're from Queens. You may fool the rest of the country, but I'll call your bluff any day of the week," Ocasio-Cortez tweeted at Trump.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) makes a drink in support of One Fair Wage at The Queensboro restaurant in the Queens borough of New York

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez poured drinks and waited tables at a Queens restaurant to promote a minimum wage law

Ocasio-Cortez is trying to build support for the federal Raise the Wage Act and New York State's One Fair Wage.
The text of the bill states that first offenders would be fined anywhere from $25 to $50, while subsequent offenses within 18 months would increase the fine to as much as $250.

A new bill is proposing fines of anywhere from $25 to $250 for texting while crossing the street in New York City

If the threat of being hit by a speeding vehicle wasn't enough to deter you from texting while crossing the street, perhaps a small fine will.
A map showing the 9 counties in the US that face the highest risk of a measles outbreak in 2019, according to researchers.

These are the places in the US most likely to get hit by a measles outbreak

A paper published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases identifies Cook County, Illinois, as the most at risk, followed by Los Angeles County.

Debris from an elevated New York City subway track fell and shattered a car windshield — and it’s the second terrifying incident in less t...

In February, a piece of metal pierced an Uber driver's windshield under the same subway line in Queens.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is not against wooing Amazon back to New York, but she says the firm must listen to locals

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she understood Gov. Andrew Cuomo's efforts to re-engage Amazon.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio slams Amazon and local politicians for ‘pulling out in the dead of night’ from Long Island City HQ2 dea...

The mayor also expressed "a lot of frustration" with local politicians who opposed the deal.

A Jeff Bezos letter from 1997 about ‘reversible decisions’ sheds some light on the shock Amazon HQ2 U-turn

In his 1997 letter to shareholders, Bezos said most decisions were reversible.

Amazon has canceled its New York City HQ2 plans. Here’s why many New Yorkers opposed the project.

Some New Yorkers worried that Amazon HQ2 would bring overcrowding to its subways and schools.
Sen. Bernie Sanders seems pleased a plan to build a new Amazon headquarters in New York City has collapsed.

Bernie Sanders congratulates New York for ‘standing up’ to Amazon after tech giant cancels plan for new headquarters in Queens

"Our job is to end the race to the bottom where taxpayers in one city or state are forced to bid against each other for desperately needed jobs."