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Female candidates lead Democratic fight in US primary elections

Democrats are rallying around the unprecedented number of women running for office as they try to regain the majority in the House of Representatives come November.

Eight states have primary elections in the United States on Tuesday. Nationwide, Democrats have been rallying around an unprecedented number of female candidates as they try to regain a majority in the House of Representatives come November.

Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports from the state of New Jersey.