Letitia James wins the New York attorney general primary. She could be the first black woman ever elected to the job.

She beat a crowded Democratic field to make history — and to get the chance to take on Donald Trump. Letitia James, New York City’s public advocate, won the Democratic primary for New York State attorney general, and could become the first African-American woman to hold statewide office in New York.

James defeated US Rep. Sean Maloney, attorney Zephyr Teachout, and Leecia Eve, a Verizon executive with past government experience.

James won the backing of the state Democratic Party and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s endorsement, which gave her a boost of name...

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By: Vox - Friday, 14 September

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