Van Jones's file


Democrat from Washington, D.C.

Van Jones is a host of CNN's Crossfire. A former environmental and human rights activist, Jones in 2009, served as the "green jobs" adviser to President Barack Obama. He is the author of two New York Times best-selling books, The Green Collar Economy (2008) and Rebuild the Dream (2012).  

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Pundits debate rape on campus in light of UVA story

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