Published: Mon, March 18, 2019
Global News | By Blake Casey

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Illegal Aliens Are ‘My Constituents’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Illegal Aliens Are ‘My Constituents’

In this February 27, 2019, photo, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., listens to questioning of Michael Cohen on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Ocasio-Cortez has had a rough couple of weeks as multiple complaints have been filed against her or people on her staff alleging potential campaign finance violations.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is better known to Americans, but her unfavorable ratings are climbing faster than her favorable marks, a new poll from Gallup found. While half of American adults were unfamiliar with her when she was a primary-winner in September, only 29 percent didn't recognize Ocasio-Cortez in the February survey.

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According to the survey, the seven states with high prevalence are Akwa Ibom (5.6%): Benue (4.9%); Rivers (3.8%); and Taraba (2.7%).

"Ocasio-Cortez is also underwater in her net favorable ratings among men (-24), whites (-24) and adults aged 55 and older (-22)". Since winning, she has outpaced her colleagues in terms of becoming widely recognized by the public as a freshman member of Congress. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on stage during the 2019 Athena Film Festival on March 3, 2019, in New York City.

In the meantime, she's annoying more established Democrats, appearing on the cover of Rolling Stone, and fighting on Twitter with all comers.

"Ocasio-Cortez. created an environment where challenges to incumbents are no longer off-limits", a Bronx political insider said. Indeed, Ocasio-Cortez is only viewed positively among Democrats and nonwhites.

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