Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a politician serving as the U.S. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district. The district includes the eastern part of the Bronx, portions of north-central Queens, and Rikers Island in New York City.
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We reviewed her interview on the Daily Show: Bringing Moral Courage to American Politics
Great use of meaningful gestures to match verbal messages. Strong tone. (1:20)
Uses laughter to let personality shine through. Comes across as relatable. (1:32)
Incorporates vocal variety to highlight important points. Stresses key words and pauses strategically for greater impact, e.g., “values and goals”(3:30)
Eye contact is strong which increases connection with the interviewer (5:20)
Uses humor and empathy to lighten the mood and engage the audience. (7:55)