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How AOC Became the Boogeywoman of the 2020 Election

Why Republican candidates can’t stop themselves from using the gentlewoman from Queens in their ads

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez arrives for a hearing about mail in-voting. Photo: Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images.

If you went by the advertisements we’ve seen this election season, you would think most Republican candidates were facing off against the same foe this November: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Forget about…

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Andrea González-Ramírez

Andrea González-Ramírez

Award-winning Puerto Rican journalist. Senior Writer at New York Magazine’s The Cut. Formerly GEN, Refinery29, and more. Read my work: https://www.thecut.com/

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