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Night of Firsts: Rashida Tlaib, Sharice Davids and More Make History in Midterm Elections

Nov 07, 2018 - The New York Times

There were historic firsts across the country on Tuesday night, as voters chose from a set of candidates that was among the most diverse ever to run in the United States. Native American, Muslim and African-American women, and L.G.B.T. candidates, were among those who broke barriers.

Here are some of the winners who made history. (See election results for the House of Representatives, the Senate and governors’ races.)

In the House of Representatives

In next year’s session ...