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Lawmakers elected Eileen Filler-Corn as the 56th Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates and the first woman to hold the role in the 401-year history of the body. "We were the country's first legislature, and I strongly believe that Virginia can lead—by showing the country the rewards that collaboration can bring," Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn said in her address.

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