Monday, April 27, 2009

A Stunningly Perfect Political Resume

Posted By on Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 10:22 PM

A Stunningly Perfect Political Resume: There's a messy special election race shaping up in California's 10th Congressional District, following Rep. Ellen Tauscher's elevation into the Obama administration. At least three prominent Democrats are lining up for the seat, including Lt. Governor John Garamendi.

Now there's yet another candidate stepping up, says the Sac Bee's Capitol Alert: an neophyte named Anthony Jones. How does Jones make his mark in such a crowded race? Check out Capitol Alert's one-line summary of his bio:

"Anthony Woods is an Iraq war veteran, recipient of a Bronze Star, African-American who grew up in Fairfield as the son of a single-mother, West Point graduate with a master's degree from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and openly gay."

A commenter on the Bee claims to have met Jones at state Democratic convention over the weekend and says he/she is "more than
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