Tag: congresswoman-alexandria-ocasio-cortez

AOC easily wins reelection with the help of higher voter turnout in Queens


Jun. 27, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan U.S Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sailed into a fourth term to represent New York’s 14th Congressional District with an overwhelming majority of the vote.  The landslide victory was against Marty Dolan, an investment banker who ran on a more moderate platform that urged voters to turn their backs on the…
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Queens electeds offer contrasting viewpoints on pro-Palestinian encampment at Columbia


Apr. 25, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan As Pro-Palestinian encampments emerged at over a dozen college campuses across the country following in the footsteps of Columbia University, local elected officials pushed out statements in response. The “Gaza Solidarity Encampment,” built on the campus’s south lawn, drew strong voices of support, as well as objection, from Queens…
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