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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York (Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM) Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York. (Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM)

One day before she was set to testify in the Eastern District of New York, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York, reached a settlement with former New York state assemblyman Dov Hikind, who sued her after he was blocked from her @AOC Twitter account.

Ocasio-Cortez apologized to Hikind and unblocked him, writing that he has a First Amendment right to express his views without being blocked. Hikind runs an organization called Americans Against Anti-Semitism.

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Jane Wester

Jane Wester is a litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal. Email her at [email protected] or find her on Twitter @janewester.

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