Sisters helped to pioneer 'pink wave'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, in blue, is pictured doing community outreach to the Bengali community in New York's 14th congressional district. She is the U.S. Representative-elect for this district as of the Midterm Election Nov. 6, 2018. (Corey Torpie)

It has been exciting and gratifying to watch the mid-term election returns.

The much-vaunted "blue wave" finally materialized, bringing with it a newly energized hope that presidential accountability could at last be at hand. Democrats won a comfortable majority in the House of Representatives, and women made it happen.

So many female Democrats were elected that the "blue wave" has been dubbed a "pink wave."

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