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  Women, minorities, first-time candidates drive Democratic House hopes
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Last EditedPoll Vaulter  Sep 11, 2018 12:40pm
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News DateTuesday, September 11, 2018 06:40:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionWhite men are in the minority in the House Democratic candidate pool, a POLITICO analysis shows. Democrats have nominated a whopping 180 female candidates in House primaries — shattering the party’s previous record of 120, according to Rutgers’ Center for American Women and Politics. Heading into the final primaries of 2018 this week, Democrats have also nominated at least 133 people of color and 158 first-time candidates to run for the House.
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