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President Biden nominates Gina Ortiz Jones for Under Secretary of the Air Force

President Biden nominates Gina Ortiz Jones for Under Secretary of the Air Force

In an announcement made on April 27, President Joe Biden nominated San Antonio native Gina Ortiz Jones for Under Secretary of the Air Force. Jones was among 10 individuals nominated by the President for national security positions. If confirmed, she’ll become the first out lesbian to serve as under secretary of a branch of the

Republican Party Withdraws Attack on Gina Ortiz Jones’ Sexual Orientation

The National Republican Campaign Committee’s DemocratFacts website has removed language attacking Congressional candidate Gina Ortiz Jones for her sexual orientation. DemocratFacts is a Republican website that offers party stalwarts and conservative groups preferred attacks which can be used in all forms of political advertising against opposition candidates. Jones is a native of San Antonio, an

Obama Endorses San Antonio Candidates Wendy Davis and Gina Ortiz Jones for U.S. House Seats

San Antonio-area Democrats Wendy Davis and Gina Ortiz Jones are among 27 Texas candidates endorsed by former President Barack Obama ahead of November 3 election. Obama’s announcement was released on August 3. Obama endorsed a total of 118 candidates in 17 states, including five Democratic Senate challengers and more than four dozen state legislative candidates.

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