Some Good News

We have four new Democratic female Senators: Tammy Duckworth in Illinois, Kamala Harris in California, Maggie Hassan in New Hampshire, and Catherine Cortez Masto in Nevada.

Duckworth, a disabled Iraq War veteran, will be the first Thai American to serve in the U.S. Senate.

Harris will be only the second Black woman to serve in the U.S. Senate. (Carol Moseley Braun from Illinois was the first.)

Cortez Masto will be the first Latina to serve in the U.S. Senate.

In addition to Harris, there are three new Black Democratic members of Congress: Lisa Blunt Rochester in Delaware, Val Demings in Florida, and Don McEachin in Virginia.

There were also a number of progressive provisions on state ballots that passed, some of which y'all have already been sharing in comments, and I welcome and encourage you to continue to share them in this thread.

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