Why women won big in the midterm elections

Female candidates on both sides of the aisle made history in the midterm elections on Tuesday night. Female voters helped them do it.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:

Tuesday was a historic night for women
www.cnn.com/2018/11/07/politics/historic-firsts-midterms/index.html

A record number of women will serve in the House next year cnn.it/2zDtprw

Exit polls break things down cnn.it/2OvRsON

Read the exit poll tea leaves from 2016 cnn.it/2xNv7GV

Confirmed: No woman has been US president bit.ly/2Cqzqbm

Clinton has blamed her 2016 loss on a lot of things
cnn.it/2PHVUi3

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