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Westchester High School Graduate Learns Price Of Political Stardom: Media Microscope

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Photo Credit: @Ocasio2018

Yorktown High School graduate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is swiftly learning the downside of political stardom.

In recent weeks, the insurgent Socialist-Democrat from the Bronx -- destined to become the youngest women ever elected to Congress on Nov. 6 -- has found herself under the news media microscope about her campaign platform as well as foreign policy. 

On Sunday, Sept. 16 CNN's Jake Tapper put this question to Ocasio-Cortez: How are you planning to pay for the many and various expensive programs and plans that you are either proposing or support? 

Here's a transcript from Tapper's "State of the Union" interview:

Ocasio-Cortez also got skewered in this New York Times opinion piece about her foreign policy positions, or lack thereof.

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