Politicians take over SXSW

U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks about the first few months of her tenure in Congress with Briahna Gray at the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference and festivals in Austin, Texas, U.S., March 9, 2019. Credit: REUTERS/Sergio Flores.

SXSW is underway in Austin, Texas. Political panels are attracting herds of festival attendees. Howard Schultz, Amy Klobuchar, and Elizabeth Warren are talking directly to voters about their ideas for the future of America. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez also addressed a standing room-only crowd on Saturday.