WATCH: College Students Say Ocasio-Cortez, Not Pelosi, Is Face of Democratic Party

Fox News Insider | 3/20/2019 | Staff
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Is House Speaker Nancy Pelosi losing her grip on the Democratic Party?

Students at Georgetown University apparently think so.

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Campus Reform's Cabot Phillips visited the campus in Washington, D.C., to ask people about the intra-party struggle between the old guard, like Pelosi (D-Calif.), and more progressive, far-left lawmakers like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and her outspoken freshmen colleagues.

Students were asked: “Between Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who do you view as the face of the Democrat Party?” The results went overwhelmingly in the freshman congresswoman's favor.

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“She’s got the people. We’re in a time of extremes, she’s pulling pretty far to the left, I think people are going to like it,” one student said, and another added, “She represents a new progressive thing that’s pretty prevalent on college campuses.”

Several students predicted that millennials will further steer the party toward Democratic socialism as they gain a larger foothold in the party.

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“I see the Democratic Party definitely moving towards a more liberal, progressive, younger generation," one said.

On "Fox & Friends" Wednesday, Phillips, Campus Reform's media director, said students responded "time after time" that Ocasio-Cortez is...
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