AOC’s surprise new Republican challenger was an AOC fan

Annalisa Merelli
AOC’s surprise new Republican challenger was an AOC fan

Rising progressive star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has an official challenger. Murray herself was at one point charmed by Ocasio-Cortez, as evidenced by her congratulatory tweet after the Democratic newcomer’s primary victory over longtime incumbent Joe Crowley. #Queens is headed in a new direction and It’s time for new leadership.