Terri Sewell Wins Democratic Nomination in Alabama's 7th District

She could become the first woman elected to Congress from Alabama.

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Terri Sewell earned the Democratic nomination last night in Alabama's 7th District, securing 55 percent of the vote. If she wins the general election in November, she will become the first woman elected to Congress from Alabama. Sewell's campaign fought for her victory, raising over $1 million through fundraising, as compared with her competitor's $136,000. She now faces Republican nominee Don Chamberlain in the general election. Sewell is a graduate of Princeton University, Harvard Law School and Oxford. She told supporters during a post-election celebration, "When I get to Washington, we all get to Washington." Sounds good to us.

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