Political newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez takes a moment between interviews in New York on Wednesday, the day after her upset of an incumbent US House member in New York's Democratic primary. Photo: AP

Triumph of 28-year-old Sanders socialist over rich incumbent is a seismic shift for US Democrats

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, would be the youngest member of Congress if she, as expected, wins in November

Topic |   US midterm elections 2018

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Political newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez takes a moment between interviews in New York on Wednesday, the day after her upset of an incumbent US House member in New York's Democratic primary. Photo: AP
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