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A test case for young leaders

Millennials are swiftly gaining political power: enter Katie Hill. Millennials are also navigating a volatile new landscape of technology, sex and power: exit Katie Hill. The California Congresswoman, who stepped down on Oct. 27 over nude photos, may be the first millennial lawmaker to leave office for that reason, but she won’t be the last.

In the election last November, Hill was one of 20 millennials who won seats in Congress, increasing the generation’s representation sixfold and giving voice to the second largest bloc of eligible voters.

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