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Elections News: A List Of Firsts For Women In This Year's Midterm Elections

With women making up only 20 percent of Congress, there are many types of women — especially women of color — who have never been represented on Capitol Hill. The record-breaking wave of female candidates in 2018 comes with a list of firsts among those women. Here's a list of some of those firsts, which…


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Posted: 2018-11-07 04:36:48

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