The victories reflect the surge of Democratic women and first-time candidates running for office since Hillary Clinton’s defeat

Women won big on Tuesday night, as four states held primaries that will play a consequential role in determining control of Congress next year.

In Pennsylvania, the state’s all-male congressional delegation is poised to change after eight women won their party’s nomination for US House seats, some of which are safe seats.

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The Guardian
Female candidates win big at state primaries in sign of things to come

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