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The 50 Hottest People in DC

Kirsten Gillibrand is the unexpected No. 3

(Newser) - Kirsten Gillibrand: Hillary Clinton’s replacement, a senator fighting for reelection …and the third most beautiful person in politics. That's according to the Hill , which released its “50 Most Beautiful People” list today. Many are obscure lobbyists or staffers, but another notable name on the list is Cosmo-posing... More »

First Chinese-American Woman Elected to Congress

Dem Chu wins Calif. runoff to replace Solis

(Newser) - Democrat Judy Chu will become the first Chinese-American congresswoman after winning yesterday’s runoff House election in California, Xinhua reports. She fills the Los Angeles county seat vacated when Hilda Solis became secretary of Labor. Chu, 56, handily defeated her Republican opponent, cousin Betty Chu, with 62% of the vote. More »

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