Rep. Ocasio-Cortez on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" in March. Photo: Lloyd Bishop/NBC via Getty Images

Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) was mentioned 3,181 times on Fox News and Fox Business during the 6 weeks from Feb. 25 to April 7 — 75 times a day — according to the liberal Media Matters for America.

The big picture: "Not a day went by when she wasn’t spoken about on Fox," AP notes. Among the names that Fox hosts called Ocasio-Cortez include "little girl," "Comrade Cortez," an "idiotic wind bag," "the Steve Bannon of the left" and more. Fox Business host Stuart Varney even acknowledged: "We have an AOC segment every single day almost every single hour” because "she is good for our ratings."

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Pence no longer expected at Amy Coney Barrett's final confirmation vote

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Vice President Mike Pence no longer plans to attend the Senate's final confirmation vote for Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Monday, following Senate Democrats' claims that his presence after possible exposure to the coronavirus would be a "violation of common decency," a Pence aide confirmed to CNN and Politico on Monday.

Driving the news: Five of Pence's aides were recently diagnosed with COVID-19, including his chief of staff, who is currently quarantining. Pence has continued his campaign travel despite his possible exposure, which goes against CDC guidelines.

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U.S. government bonds could breakout further after yields on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note ticked up to their highest since early June last week.

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