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US Representatives Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) hold a press conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on July 15, 2019 to address remarks made by President Donald Trump. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks about the Green New Deal in Washington, D.C., on May 13. She has shined a spotlight on a once-obscure brand of economics known as "modern monetary theory." Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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This Economic Theory Could Be Used To Pay For The Green New Deal

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ted Cruz vowed on Twitter to work together on legislation banning members of Congress who leave office from lobbying. Alex Wong/Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images hide caption

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The frst lady sits with guests Grace Eline (center), a cancer survivor, and Joshua Trump (right), a Delaware student who has been bullied because of his last name, during Tuesday's State of the Union address. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters hide caption

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in June. CBS Photo Archive/CBS via Getty Images hide caption

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What You Need To Know About The Democratic Socialists Of America

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Democratic House nominee Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's progressive agenda clashes with the centrist campaigns championed by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Rep. Conor Lamb's special election victory was built on a low-key centrist platform. Mark Lennihan/AP; Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images; Mark Wilson/Getty Images; Alex Brandon/ AP hide caption

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For Democrats, Pragmatists Are Still Trumping Progressives Where It Counts

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