Women Keep Up Wins in Trump-Era Political Surge

Two women are among the contenders for the powerful role of House speaker after Virginia Democrats continued their winning streak under President Donald Trump, seizing control of both the House and Senate from Republicans for the first time in more than two decades.

  • Published 7 November 2019

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In its 400-year history, Virginia's House of Delegates has never been led by a woman. There's a good chance that might change soon. Two women are among the contenders for the powerful role of House speaker after Virginia Democrats continued their winning streak under President Donald Trump, seizing control of both the House and Senate from Republicans for the first time in more than two decades. "Long overdue," said House Minority… Read at AP News