Madame Senators: Meet the 20 Women of the 113th Senate!

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Senator-Elect Mazie Hirono (D-HI)

The Democrat from Hawaii is now the first Asian American woman elected to the Senate, as well as the first Japanese immigrant and first Buddhist senator. Currently a Congressional Representative, Hirono beat out Republican Gov. Linda Lingle for the seat she'll occupy in January.

Mazie Hirono
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