Ocasio-Cortez: Maria Is ‘Worst Humanitarian Crisis In Modern American History’ By Matt Shuham | September 16, 2018 9:31 a.m. JOIN TPM FOR JUST $1 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Hurricane Maria was "the worst humanitarian crisis in modern American history." pic.twitter.com/LJXw2mjQXL — TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) September 16, 2018 Matt Shuham (@mattshuham) is a reporter in TPM’s New York office covering corruption, extremism and other beats. Prior to joining TPM, he was associate editor of The National Memo and an editorial intern at Rolling Stone. Have a tip? Send it Here!