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Record number of Democratic women headed to U.S. Senate for 113th Congress

Excerpt: Exact­ly two decades after the 1992 pres­i­den­tial elec­tion, some­times called the “year of the woman” or “year of the women”, the Amer­i­can peo­ple have made his­to­ry by elect­ing a record num­ber of female can­di­dates to the nation’s upper leg­isla­tive cham­ber. Near­ly all of them are Democ­rats. Vot­ers enthu­si­as­ti­cal­ly reelect­ed Sen­a­tors Maria Cantwell of Wash­ing­ton, Kris­ten […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Democrat Heidi Heitkamp prevails in North Dakota in upset of the night

Excerpt: Who says Democ­rats can no longer win in the prairies of the Mid­west? The Demo­c­ra­t­ic Par­ty’s ener­getic, per­son­able, and peo­ple-focused nom­i­nee for U.S. Sen­ate in North Dako­ta, Hei­di Heitkamp, appears to have won a sur­pris­ing vic­to­ry in one of the nation’s most con­ser­v­a­tive states. Repub­li­cans had thought the Sen­ate seat cur­rent­ly held by Kent Con­rad […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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