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New Hampshire Becomes a Matriarchy

Haha, I kid. But seriously, New Hampshire ladies really killed it on Tuesday:

New Hampshire, long known as the first-presidential-primary-in-the-nation state, scored another political first earlier this week: it has elected women to all of its top public offices. It’s not an accident that come January 2013, women will be installed in New Hampshire’s U.S. Senate seats, both U.S. House seats, and the gubernatorial mansion.

Alexandra Starr sketches an intriguing history of the evolution of political women in New Hampshire.