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    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Stream "Among Us" With Pokimane On Twitch

    I could never bring myself to call AOC "sus."

    UPDATE

    AOC has officially set a date and time, TONIGHT (Oct. 20) at 9 p.m. EST. She'll be joined by Pokimane, HasanAbi, and others.

    Join me, @pokimanelol, @hasanthehun, & more on Twitch TONIGHT as we help folks make a voting plan at https://t.co/TskRLfhCt3 and officially declare orange sus on Among Us 🍊 Tune in 9pm tonight at https://t.co/nZap5fuerN https://t.co/HeKMeDDjXf

    The original article is below:

    If you pay any attention to politics at all, then you probably know Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is currently serving as representative for New York's 14th Congressional District.

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the floor of the House after the last State of the Union speech
    Win Mcnamee / Getty Images

    AOC for short, of course.

    You might be somewhat less aware of Among Us, a really fun multiplayer game in which you either play as an astronaut fixing up your ship...or you play as an impostor who ~looks~ like an astronaut but aims to murder all of the crewmates without getting caught.

    A screenshot of the game "Among Us" with a player heading into the security room
    Innersloth / Steam

    Among Us is a couple of years old, but gained a ton of popularity in recent months, thanks in part to Twitch streamers picking it up.

    The game is a blast to play with friends, because if you're the impostor, you get to lie to their faces as you try to trick them into thinking you're one of them.

    View this video on YouTube

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    Check out this video from streamer Disguised Toast for an example of how the game goes.

    What do these two have to do with each other, you ask? Well, it seems that AOC wants to stream Among Us to help get people registered and engaged in voting this year.

    Anyone want to play Among Us with me on Twitch to get out the vote? (I’ve never played but it looks like a lot of fun)

    She floated the idea and asked who among the many respondents she should team up with for a game, and the replies are a real who's-who of Twitch streamers.

    Who would you want to watch in a game together? ⬇️

    It looks like popular streamer Pokimane is the frontrunner, as AOC has already responded to her.

    @pokimanelol Let’s do it! I’ll set up and account and get some streaming equipment today

    Other people throwing their hats in the ring include YouTuber Keemstar...

    ...baseball player Hunter Pence...

    @AOC @AOC I would love to play with you!! It’s so fun

    ...YouTuber James Charles...

    ...the aforementioned Disguised Toast...

    @AOC yes, im really good at getting people to vote impostors and sometimes crewmembers out

    ...and fellow US Rep. Ilhan Omar!

    AOC now has her Twitch channel set up, so it looks like this might be happening very soon!

    Getting set up! https://t.co/7WswCzWaWZ

    Personally, I can't wait to see this happen, and I very much hope AOC starts calling people "sus" right off the bat.

    Also, I highly recommend downloading Among Us and trying it out yourself! Oh, and you can register to vote and make a voting plan here.

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