America didn't get its first female president, but women made history in these places on election day

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Americans mourning Hillary Clinton’s loss for historical reasons can look to several victories for female politicians Tuesday that would have probably made Susan B. Anthony proud.

The first Somali American woman is elected a legislator in Minnesota.

Ilhan Omar is a Somali American Muslim woman and a former refugee. The Star Tribunereports that she moved to the United States at the age of 12, after living in a Kenyan refugee camp.

The 34-year-old was victorious in the Minnesota House race.

There are more women of color coming to the U.S. Senate. ...

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