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American midterm election voters elect record number of women to congress

District 27 Democratic candidate Donna Shalala, center, celebrates her victory over Republican television journalist Maria Elvira Salazar at the Coral Gables Woman's Club, in Coral Gables, Florida. Picture by Emily Michot/Miami Herald via AP
Juana Summers and Geoff Mulvihill
A record number of women have been elected to the US House of Representatives, nearly two years after women took to the streets across America in protest over the inauguration of President Donald Trum[...]

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