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Could This Single Mom in Arizona Become Bernie Sanders 2.0?

Talia Fuentes has her politics face on. She moves through various personas during our conversation — biologist to tech entrepreneur to work-from-home single mom — but it’s the candidate for U.S. Congress who greets me first, delivering polished talking points about her campaign goals. Still, it’s hard not to notice the tattoos peeking out from underneath her blazer, souvenirs from when she managed a tattoo studio, one of many jobs over her whirlwind career.

Today, however, Fuentes, 32, is considered an up-and-comer in the Arizona Democratic Party as she seeks the nomination for the state’s solidly blue 9th Congressional District. The incumbent, Kyrsten Sinema, is running for a Senate seat in 2018...

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