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10th CD draws two Democratic women in race for open seat

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – The next representative of Washington’s 10th congressional district will be a Democratic woman, with voters deciding between two candidates who would each represent a first for the state if elected.

Former Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland would be the first Black member of the state’s congressional delegation, and the first Korean American woman elected to Congress in the country. State Rep. Beth Doglio, who identifies as bisexual, would be the first LGTBQ member of the Washington delegation.

Strickland and Doglio emerged from the state’s top-two primary in August, which drew 19 candidates after Democratic U.S. Rep. Denny Heck announced late last year that he would retire at the end of his current two-year term. Heck, who is now running for lieutenant governor, was the first person elected to the 10th congressional district in 2012 and has served four terms.

Strickland, 58, noted Washington is among more than

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10th CD Draws Two Democratic Women in Race for Open Seat | Washington News

By RACHEL LA CORTE, Associated Press

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The next representative of Washington’s 10th congressional district will be a Democratic woman, with voters deciding between two candidates who would each represent a first for the state if elected.

Former Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland would be the first Black member of the state’s congressional delegation, and the first Korean American woman elected to Congress in the country. State Rep. Beth Doglio, who identifies as bisexual, would be the first LGTBQ member of the Washington delegation.

Strickland and Doglio emerged from the state’s top-two primary in August, which drew 19 candidates after Democratic U.S. Rep. Denny Heck announced late last year that he would retire at the end of his current two-year term. Heck, who is now running for lieutenant governor, was the first person elected to the 10th congressional district in 2012 and has served four terms.

Strickland, 58,

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The Massive Holiday Shopping Season Draws Near and Preparation is Key to Success

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HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —
HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Urtasker knows that with less than 60 days until black Friday, the time for preparation to truly thrive during the 2020 holiday shopping season will soon eclipse. COVID-19 has changed the face of so many consumer habits and holiday shopping is slated to be one of them.

Salesforce.com shared sobering predictions regarding this year’s holiday shopping habits. With consumers less prone to shop on the ground, e-commerce penetration is predicted to transact at up to 30% of total global sales. Beyond the surge in e-commerce sales, thanks to a shift in the deployment of Amazon’s Prime Day, which typically occurs in July, holiday demand is likely to ignite earlier than normal. Prime Day was first moved to September, and now is

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