Ocasio-Cortez completes whirlwind Congress run with 14th District victory

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Progressive Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will become a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Associated Press says.

The Associated Press says Ocasio-Cortez will take New York's 14th Congressional District, defeating Republican Anthony Pappas.

Ocasio-Cortez gained national attention when she beat incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in the primaries.

The 29-year-old will become the youngest woman elected to Congress.

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