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Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became an overnight political sensation when she defeated Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) in a stunning victory on Tuesday in the New York Democratic primary race.

"Thank you, @glennbeck. We may disagree, but I sincerely appreciate the good faith", she tweeted.

Ocasio-Cortez joined "The View" panel where Meghan McCain asked about her self-described Democratic socialist views.

"Nancy, I believe, is one of the greatest speakers we ever had, and will once again be one of the greatest speakers we ever have after we get through this cycle", he continued.

"Our leadership is out of touch with what is going on, not only in Pennsylvania, Ohio and MI but in Cheektowaga, West Seneca, Hamburg, Orchard Park and Lancaster", Higgins told the Buffalo News, referring to swing states that voted for Donald Trump in 2016, as well as municipalities near Buffalo.

While democratic socialism may not be an "easy term" for Republicans and corporate Democrats, a large percentage of Americans appear to have no problem with the label.

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A major point of my campaign: in the safest blue seats in America, we should have leaders swinging for the most ambitious ideas possible for working-class Americans.

This may be as good an electoral policy as the Democrats have had in a long time.

First elected to Congress in 2012, Duckworth is a retired army helicopter pilot who lost both legs in the Iraq war.

Although she gained much praise, Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter to dissuade claims that she had only "won for 'demographic reasons.'" The Democratic socialist is competing in New York's 14th district, which includes the eastern Bronx and part of Queens.

"There was, I think, a lack of listening on the ground", she said. "I couldn't look at her".

"She turned out her voters and reflected the needs of her district".