There are important distinctions to make between the two when it comes to policy resolutions like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal, however.
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The state senator from Los Angeles has racked up major legislative achievements on everything from clean energy to immigration reform. Now he faces his biggest—and most unlikely—challenge yet: unseating Dianne Feinstein.
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After authoring California's sanctuary state law and drafting its 100 percent renewable energy goals, the state senator talks with Pacific Standard about setting his sights on an even higher ambition: unseating Dianne Feinstein.
"The only way to set the record straight is to make the transcript public," Feinstein said in a statement.