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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasts Democrats' last-minute compromise on stimulus checks as an 'own-goal'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D, New York, makes a point during a debate.
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AOC assailed the decision from Biden to narrow eligibility for a third stimulus check as "an own-goal."
Individuals making $75,000 and under are set to receive the full check, but those earning above $80,000 would no longer qualify.
Biden's move sparked criticism from other progressives as well.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez condemned "conservative" Democratic senators who pushed their party to limit eligibility for a new set of $1,400...
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McDonald's workers in Denmark are paid $22 per hour so $15 is a 'compromise', AOC says

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Monday, August 24, 2020.
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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that the US should raise the minimum wage, and $15 is a "deep compromise."
She cited McDonald's workers in Denmark, who make $22 per hour.
McDonald's is one of many major retailers that has stopped publicly fighting against a $15 minimum.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Tuesday about the fight for a $15 federal minimum wage. Ocasio-Cortez cited McDonald's workers in Denmark are paid...
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