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Mary Peltola, 49, Yup'ik becomes First Alaska Native to Congress

Peltola wins over Republican Sarah Palin

JUNEAU, Alaska – Mary Peltola, 49, Yup'ik, is set to serve the remainder of the late Republican Rep. Don Young's term, which ends in January.

Young, who died in March, held the seat for 49 years. Zack Brown, a former spokesperson in Young's office, s...


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