HAYES: I'm Jahana Hayes. I know what it's like to struggle. I was a single mom at 17 but with a little help, became a teacher.
REPORTER: National teacher of the year.
HAYES: My students have shown me what happens when you invest in people, and that's why I'm running for Congress. We need independent problem solvers who will put the people first and who care about issues like protecting our environment, social justice, and women's health care. I'm Jahana Hayes and I approve this message because there's power in change.