Man charged in Capitol riot tweeted 'Assassinate AOC'

A 34-year-old Texas man has been arrested for allegedly taking part in the storming of the U.S. Capitol this month and posting violent threats, including a call to assassinate Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York.

AOC wins primary while many other races undecided

Freshman U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won her Democratic primary Tuesday, but election night ended with uncertainty over the outcomes of several other New York congressional races featuring other young insurgents.

AOC: Biden needs a 'real' health care plan

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden should “at a bare minimum” talk specifics about providing health care for everyone if he hopes to build enthusiasm for his campaign against President Donald Trump, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told The Associated Press.

Ocasio-Cortez, Lin-Manuel Miranda promote NYC census

“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is joining U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a public service announcement aimed at getting New Yorkers of all backgrounds, including immigrants, to participate in the once-a-decade head count.

MTA votes to hire more cops

18 of 21 MTA board members voted Wednesday in favor of hiring 500 additional MTA Police officers to patrol subways and Long Island Railroad and Metro-North platforms in the coming year.

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez joins calls for bailout of NYC taxi drivers

Years ago, a New York City taxi medallion could fetch a price well over $1M, but according to an investigation by the New York Times, a handful of taxi industry leaders profited by artificially inflating medallion prices and issuing reckless loans to drivers. Now, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is adding her name to a growing list of lawmakers that also includes Rep. Nydia Velasquez and Rep. Carolyn Maloney, who support a financial rescue package for New York City’s taxi drivers.