AOC recalls ‘deeply moving’ advice from late Sen. Harry Reid: ‘I will never forget it’
Harry Reid speaks on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. - Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS

The leader of the progressive Squad says she learned plenty from the former boxer from Searchlight, Nevada. Hours after Harry Reid died, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) tweeted a tribute to the former Senate powerbroker as an invaluable partner in her unlikely rise from Queens bartender to national political force. “His counsel, encouragement, kindness, and generosity was so deeply moving. It was sincere. And I will never forget it,” AOC tweeted late Tuesday. “Thank you, Senator Reid,” she added. Reid, who rose from childhood poverty in hardscrabble rural Nevada to become a powerful Sen...