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What's driving surge in GOP women running for Congress

Clip: 10/27/2020 | 5m 12s Video has closed captioning.

This year, more women are running for Congress than ever before, shattering records set in 2018. But this time, the increase in female candidates is driven in part by Republican women on the ballot. Lisa Desjardins reports on what the GOP has done to attract women -- and what they still need to do to close the wide gender gap in the House.

Aired: 10/27/20

Rating: NR

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