Kamala Harris is the Democrats' 2020 social media phenomenon

Data: NewsWhip; Note: Values represent the sum of Facebook interactions and Twitter Influencer Shares; Chart: Harry Stevens/Axios

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the Democrats' Trump

Illustration: Lazaro Gamio/Axios

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) has attracted more online and media attention this year than any Democrat running for president.

Why it matters: Like President Trump in 2016, Ocasio-Cortez has mastered Twitter while at the same time acting as a magnet in the digital and cable news ecosystem.

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