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Breaking Racial Barriers In The Northwest: Black Women Vie For Washington House Seat

The Northwest region of the country has never elected a Black American to the U.S. House of Representatives. But that could change this year.

In Washington state, two Black women are running for the open House seat being vacated by Democratic Congressman Denny Heck.

David Hyde from member station KUOW in Seattle has more.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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