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With More of Them Running, Women Could Have Banner Year in 2012 — or Not

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WASHINGTON — The 2012 elections are likely to mark the new “year of the woman” in the Senate. Ten women — six of them incumbents — are presumed Democratic Senate nominees this year, and another is seriously considering a run. Republicans have one female senator, Olympia J. Snowe of Maine, up for re-election, and one presumed nominee, Linda Lingle of Hawaii, that state’s former governor. Other women in both parties are engaged in primary fights.

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