AOC announces she will run for reelection to House seat

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) will run for reelection to her House seat in New York, eyeing a fourth term as several of her progressive Democratic colleagues face primary challenges over their stance on the Israel war.

Ocasio-Cortez announced her reelection bid in a statement on Thursday, confirming plans that were already expected for the New York Democrat despite speculation last year she may be considering a Senate run. Ocasio-Cortez quieted those rumors last year.

The congresswoman announced she would run for another term in the lower chamber to create “a New York where everyone can thrive — not just the 1%.”

“My campaign is part of a movement of everyday working people committed to building a better future for The Bronx and Queens,” she said. “We are in a pivotal moment with so much at stake, and
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