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Arkansas has never elected an African American to a federal office — ever — much less a black woman. That could change this year as two candidates — one Democrat, one Republican — attempt to diversify the congressional delegation of this Old South state.

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Democrat Joyce Elliott, 59, a state legislator and retired schoolteacher, is running for the open 2nd Congressional seat left by retiring Rep. Vic Snyder. In January Snyder, a beloved 14-year congressman, announced that he would retire from politics to spend more time with his family.

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