Candace Valenzuela, a Texas educator who experienced homelessness as a child, is running for Congress in an historically red district against a Republican.
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In US news and current events today, this progressive Texan could be the first Afro-Latina in Congress and could flip a long-held Republican seat.
Candace Valenzuela, who vowed not to take any corporate PAC money, is running on a progressive platform that includes gov’t assistance for households earning under $50,000, a public health insurance option, investment in early childhood education, and criminal justice reform.
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