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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez & Ted Cruz Team Up To Address Lobbying

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"Let's make a deal," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. 
"You're on," agreed Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX.The two lawmakers who have often been at odds found common ground in a place that often highlights polarizing opinions: Twitter. That's where they vowed to set aside their differences and work on new lobbying restrictions for lawmakers.  It started when Ocasio-Cortez tweeted  that members of Congress shouldn't be allowed to become corporate lobbyists. It didn't take long for Cruz to chime in: "Here's something I don't say often: on this point, I AGREE" with Ocasio-Cortez.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)

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