LAS VEGAS - MARCH 25: CNBC anchor and reporter Michelle Caruso-Cabrera moderates a round-table discussion at the International CTIA Wireless 2010 convention at the Las Vegas Convention Center March 25, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CTIA is the international association for the wireless telecommunications industry. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Former CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera says she will run against U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the Democratic primary for the New York City freshman's seat.
Caruso-Cabrera told CNBC on Tuesday that she will campaign for the seat that includes parts of the Bronx and Queens.
Caruso-Cabrera served as chief international correspondent and as co-host of “Power Lunch” during her 20-year career at the network.
Eight Republicans and four other Democrats besides Caruso-Cabrera have announced plans to run against Ocasio-Cortez. The filing deadline for the June 23 primary is April 2.
Representatives for Ocasio-Cortez did not return an email seeking comment.
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