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'The 2018 version of fireside chats': People can't get enough of watching Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez make soup on Instagram

Nov 20, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

Returning home after Congress's new-member orientation last week, Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) discovered a glass storage container of week-old macaroni and cheese sitting in her fridge. The newly elected congresswoman created a poll on Instagram: Throw it out, or roll the dice?

"Question here," she asked her 800,000-plus followers. "How long are leftovers good for?"

A majority of voters urged her not to take any chances, and Ocasio-Cortez opted for ramen noodles inst...