Historic numbers of women of color are nominees for the House and Senate in the 2020 elections

Credit: CBS News- Published on October 30, 2020
An historic number of women of color, at least 117, are nominees for the House and Senate this November. Most of those women running to make Congress more diverse are Democrats, approximately half are African American and more than a quarter are Hispanic. Nikole Killion reports.
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United States Senate

Upper house of the United States Congress
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United States House of Representatives

Lower house of the United States Congress
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African Americans

Racial or ethnic group in the United States with African ancestry
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Democratic Party (United States)

Major political party in the United States
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United States Congress

Legislature of the United States
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