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Voters of color and women saved Democrats from disaster
Despite new laws to keep people from voting and gerrymandering election districts to take away the power of minority communities, the Republican “red wave” that pollsters predicted ahead of last week’s midterms didn’t happen.
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News
Midterms highlight new American majority
On Tuesday, Nov. 8, Ruwa Romman became Georgia’s first-ever Muslim woman elected to the state legislature and the state’s first-ever Palestinian American elected to public office. Her win capped a stronger than expected midterm showing for Democrats nationally that defied polling. 
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News
Fake news proliferates on eve of midterms
People who are addicted to fake news get it from sources they trust. Trouble is, people who produce it know they are lying.
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Voters in 7th Congressional District must choose wisely
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Opinion
Voters in 7th Congressional District must choose wisely
The sophisticated voter must treat the September election as decisive. Since the candidates hold similar positions on the political issues, voters must decide whether the fact that Pressley is a woman and is black is sufficient to outweigh Capuano’s record of achievement.
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Capuano, Pressley debate at UMass
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Local News
Capuano, Pressley debate at UMass
Despite near-identical stances on numerous issues, at a recent event, U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano and at-large Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley delineated differences in their leadership style and approach to the issues facing the people of the Massachusetts 7th Congressional District.
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