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Believe it or not, there are other members of Congress besides Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

You wouldn't know that by how the freshman Democrat from New York has become a media fixation like no other politician since President Donald Trump. She's been a cover subject in both New York tabloids, a punchline on "Saturday Night Live," the target of a Washington Post investigation and depicted as a hamburglar at a conservative conference — and that's only this month so far.

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New Hampshire's members of Congress say they support the call for a select House committee on a "Green New Deal."

The campaign is being led by the group Sunrise Movement and incoming Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York.

Her proposed committee would draft a plan by 2020 to move the U.S. economy off fossil fuels, and combat climate change, by creating new jobs and technology in renewable energy.