Though Vermont gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist ultimately lost to her Republican opponent on Tuesday, her campaign was a triumph.
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Christine Hallquist has been working for the state of Vermont for decades. Now, she's aiming to revitalize her state's politics and become the first trans Governor in US history.