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Pramila Jayapal becomes first Indian Senator

Pramila has elected to the senate on a democratic ticket.

India-born Pramila Jayapal who made a mark with her progressive agenda in the Washington State Senate has become the south Asian and Indian-American woman elected to the US Congress.

Pramila has elected to the senate on a democratic ticket. Endorsed by Senator Bernie Sanders, the former Democratic presidential aspirant, 51-year-old Jayapal has run from the seventh Congressional District of Washington State that encompasses Seattle and its neighbourhood.

“I’m running for Congress because now is the time for a bold progressive fighter,” Jayapal had said when she launched her campaign in January this year.

 

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