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Opinion

Swanee hunt

For the sake of democracy, elect women

Hold these two thoughts:

First: Thursday’s congressional swearing-in will reflect the stunning success of the Democrats’ ground game at turning out minorities — a strategy that stretched across Native American reservations, college campuses, Hispanic supermarkets, and crowded urban neighborhoods.

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