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Mary Peltola Wins Bid to Serve Full Term in the House for Alaska

Representative Mary Peltola, Democrat of Alaska and the first Alaska Native woman to serve in Congress, on Wednesday ...
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...won a full term in the House, according to The Associated Press, holding back three conservative challengers.
A Democrat had not held the seat in half a century, since Mr. Young had defeated Mr. Begich’s grandfather, a Democrat.
U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska), who won the right to serve out the remainder of the deceased Don Young's House term in August, has now won a full term. (Yahoo!)
With just a couple of seats determining which party controls the House, she could potentially play a critical role should ...
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...Republicans seek to win over Democratic votes for must-pass legislation and any effort to approve bipartisan measures.
She received an emotional and warm reception at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention last month, where attendees waved cutouts of her face and endorsed her candidacy.
Mr. Young’s family also endorsed her and filmed an ad for her, bestowing her with one of his signature bolo ties.