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Wed Nov 4, 2020, 12:01 PM

Ritchie Torres, Mondaire Jones become 1st openly gay Black members of Congress

Both gents are Democrats from New York. And both Torres and Jones made history on Election Night.

Democratic New Yorkers Ritchie Torres and Mondaire Jones have become the first openly gay Black men elected to the U.S. Congress.

Torres, 32, who is Afro-Latino, has been a member of New York City's city council for seven years.

Jones, 33, won the 17th district, representing Rockland County, which includes parts of Westchester County in New York's suburbs. The district's previous representative, Democrat Nita Lowey, retired.

At: https://news.yahoo.com/ritchie-torres-mondaire-jones-become-134739542.html

Congressmen-elect Mondaire Jones and Ritchie Torres: Making history

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