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Democrats look to longshot territory for midterm gains

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MASON, Ohio - As Aftab Pureval campaigns for Congress in southwest Ohio, he sometimes smilingly introduces himself as "a brown dude with a funny name."
The Ohio native is the son of a Tibet-born mother and India-born father. He first upset the Cincinnati political order in 2016, winning the Hamilton County clerk of court's post that had been in Republican hands for a century. Now the 35-year-old attorney-turned-politician wants to unseat veteran Republican Rep. Steve Chabot.
"He's had his chance," Pureval says of the 65-year-old Chabot, a fixture on the Cincinnati-area political landscape...
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Democrats look to longshot territory for midterm gains

1 day ago   |   By

MASON, Ohio - As Aftab Pureval campaigns for Congress in southwest Ohio, he sometimes smilingly introduces himself as “a brown dude with a funny name.”
The Ohio native is the son of a Tibet-born mother and India-born father. He first upset the Cincinnati political order in 2016, winning the Hamilton County clerk of court's post that had been in Republican hands for a century. Now the 35-year-old attorney-turned-politician wants to unseat veteran Republican Rep. Steve Chabot.
“He's had his chance,” Pureval says of the 65-year-old Chabot, a fixture on the Cincinnati-area political landscape...
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