Wednesday, August 8,

Gina Ortiz Jones Knows How to Fight Against Trump—She Used to Work for Him

She’s racked up endorsements from EMILY’s List, VoteVets, and Victory Fund—and she still has months to go. Below, she explains why she decided to run for office:

I know this country is special. My mother came to this country 40 years ago; she earned her undergraduate degree from the number one university in the Philippines, and she came here as a domestic helper.