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Democrats won big in Tuesday’s elections in Virginia. They will take over the state Capitol for the first time since 1994.

What Democratic victories in Kentucky and Virginia mean for the 2020 election

Democrats won big in Tuesday’s elections in Virginia. They will take over the state Capitol for the first time since 1994.

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Today is the official beginning of the 116th Congress. Nancy Pelosi is Speaker of the House again. It’s the most diverse House ever.

What are Democrats’ priorities as they control the House?

Today is the official beginning of the 116th Congress. Nancy Pelosi is Speaker of the House again. It’s the most diverse House ever.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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