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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Appears On “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” (Watch Now)

The activist/politician chats with Stephen Colbert on Thursday’s “Late Show.”

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Colbert | Scott Kowalchyk/CBS

Update: Fresh off her upset victory in the democratic primary for New York’s 14th congressional district, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.”

The emerging political sensation joined host Stephen Colbert for an interview on Thursday’s episode.

The episode also featured appearances by Jon Stewart, Michael Moore and Eric Andre & Derrick Beckles.

A video highlight from Ocasio-Cortez’ interview follows. Photos from the taping are also embedded:

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during Thursday’s June 28, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during Thursday’s June 28, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Eric Andre & Derrick Beckles during Thursday’s June 28, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Jon Stewart during Thursday’s June 28, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest Michael Moore during Thursday’s June 28, 2018 show. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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Earlier this week, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made waves by defeating veteran incumbent Joseph Crowley in the democratic primary for New York’s 14th congressional district.

Thursday, the newly minted political star appears on America’s #1 late-night talk show.

Ocasio-Cortez is an interview guest on Thursday’s “Late Show With Stephen Colbert.”

Taped earlier in the day, the episode also features interviews with Michael Moore and Eric Andre & Derrick Beckles.

Jon Stewart also makes an appearance.

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