TJ Cox on His Nail-Biting House Victory, the Green New Deal and High-Speed Rail

28 min
Congressman TJ Cox, with KQED Political Breakdown hosts Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos. (Guy Marzorati/KQED)

Freshman Congressman TJ Cox tells Scott and Marisa about waiting three weeks before emerging victorious in his Central Valley House district, the moment he knew the Democratic Party was abandoning his race, his childhood and the early death of his father, the Green New Deal, high-speed rail, and his bi-coastal family.