Democrat Representative Hannah Pingree is the new speaker in Maine.

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Democrat Representative Hannah Pingree is the new speaker in Maine. To date, she is the youngest speaker in the country at age 32. Pingree's mother, Chellie Pingree, was elected Senate majority leader at age 37, and following a stint as director of Common Cause, became the first Democratic woman from Maine to win election to Congress in November. Representative John Piotti was elected majority leader over Sharon Treat, and Republicans chose Representative Josh Tardy minority leader. Elizabeth "Libby" Mitchell is the Senate president in...

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