AOC Bends Knee to DCCC Establishment by Paying Dues for First Time

Former populist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has surrendered to the Democratic establishment by waiving her initial dues to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC).

The House Elections Committee is required to collect election cycle fees from members of Congress. The amount varies depending on the party situation.

Lawmakers accumulate power by raising money and distributing it to their committees and colleagues. Political parties give their donations better committee assignments and legal preferential treatment.

Lawmakers who don’t pay are less likely to have party leadership advance their legislative efforts through the floor or committees.

Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) became a member of Congress in 2019 but did not pay her dues until 2024. This marks the completion of a gradual transition to membership in the Democratic establishment.

AOC, a former far-left populist, is now one of the most prominent Democrats in the House, using her power to defend Hunter and President Joe Biden, a career politician from the Democratic establishment.

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Her fundraising ability as a former populist, which mirrors the star power of populist right-wing Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), gives AOC the ability to donate to candidates in hotly contested House races, and Democrats has great influence among

Since 2019, AOC’s campaign committee has raised more than $37 million. new york times report. Her office claims she raised an additional $11.1 million for political causes that are of her personal interest. However, she has not donated a penny to the DCCC until now.

Ocasio-Cortez may be spying on new territory of power to conquer by donating to the DCCC, which she claims has rebuilt her. “Since she first took office in 2019, we have spent a lot of time trying to change this system,” she said. times. “And we made it work.”

“We have leveraged a lot of power through existing channels,” she continued. “Now is the time to assert our influence with larger institutions, including the DCCC.”

AOC dedicated her first donation, totaling $260,000, to the DCCC’s Voter Protection Program, which addresses “voter registration, poll monitoring, and litigation.”

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