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Stop Calling Black Women “Long-Shot Candidates” | Refinery29

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It’s no secret that in 2018, women made history. A record-breaking 125 women were elected to the U.S. House and Senate, and many women who were previously considered “long-shot candidates” blew past the competition and became “firsts” in their own right. At the heart of post-election analysis, a critical narrative emerged about who should run for office and why. As […]
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Lauren Underwood sworn in as youngest ever black woman in Congress; Illinois’ freshmen Democrats vote Pelosi for speaker | Chicago Tribune

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FacebookTwitterMailPatrick M. O’Connell, Chicago Tribune Photo By: R. Dione Foto (www.rdionefoto.com). Featured Image new Illinois Democrats were sworn into Congress on Thursday, capping a blue wave that helped the party win the U.S. House and taking their seats amid ongoing partisan wars over President Donald Trump, his policies and a federal government shutdown that has halted services across the country. […]
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Why one nurse is running for Congress | Politico, Pulse Check The midterm elections are about health care — especially for one former HHS staffer mounting a challenge for Congress.">Why one nurse is running for Congress | Politico, Pulse Check The midterm elections are about health care — especially for one former HHS staffer mounting a challenge for Congress.

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The midterm elections are about health care — especially for one former HHS staffer mounting a challenge for Congress.
Why one nurse is running for Congress | Politico, Pulse Check The midterm elections are about health care — especially for one former HHS staffer mounting a challenge for Congress." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The Districts Are Mostly White. The Candidates Are Not. | The New York Times A decade after the election of America’s first black president, Ms. Underwood and several other African-American, Hispanic and minority candidates for Congress are facing a major test this fall: whether they can win in districts where white voters make up the majority of the electorate. ">The Districts Are Mostly White. The Candidates Are Not. | The New York Times A decade after the election of America’s first black president, Ms. Underwood and several other African-American, Hispanic and minority candidates for Congress are facing a major test this fall: whether they can win in districts where white voters make up the majority of the electorate.

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A decade after the election of America’s first black president, Ms. Underwood and several other African-American, Hispanic and minority candidates for Congress are facing a major test this fall: whether they can win in districts where white voters make up the majority of the electorate.
The Districts Are Mostly White. The Candidates Are Not. | The New York Times A decade after the election of America’s first black president, Ms. Underwood and several other African-American, Hispanic and minority candidates for Congress are facing a major test this fall: whether they can win in districts where white voters make up the majority of the electorate. " class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More