Why AOC's Vanity Fair cover is causing a stir

Brenda Watkins
October 29, 2020

Like many parts of Congress Ocasio-Cortez has been open about what it takes to dress the part of a congresswoman, noting that "It continues to take me so long to try to figure out how to look put-together without having a huge designer closet". On Fox News, they point out "The progressive lawmaker from NY - whose policies often sway far to the left of more centrist Democrats - has in the past condemned politicians that she says are beholden to Wall Street, even as she was gifted a $2,850 suit from Loewe for the shoot, according to reports by the Daily Mail".

She later told Vanity Fair magazine that Yono's actions were coming close ïnto the zone of harassment and discrimination. She also offered further details about her high-profile exchange with Rep. Ted Yoho, which saw the Republican politician apologize for verbally accosting her on the steps of the Capitol. It's disgusting. And frankly, he's telling you all what he really thinks of you. The 31-year-old said her home address had been leaked online and authorities had reported her death plans.

"I used to wake up in the morning and literally get a stack of pictures that were forwarded by Capitol police or Federal Bureau of Investigation".

"There have been many times, especially in the first six months, where I felt like I couldn't do this, like I didn't know if I was going to be able to run for reelection", she added.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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Beyond politics, an in-depth interview that saw Ocasio-Cortez discuss her decision to buy a French coach and wondered "freezing my eggs".

Rather, the congresswoman said she wants to "truly make an assessment to see if I can be more effective".

Mitchell's photos show Ocasio-Cortez adorned with costumes, including shoes by Christian Louboutin, Wales Bonner costumes and Loewe, Carolina Herrera and Christopher John Rogers costumes.

AOC sounded off on a range of other topics in her conversations with Ruiz, including her relationship with House Democratic leadership.

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