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We Make More Effective Congresspeople (When We Manage to Get Elected)

Regardless of party affiliation, congressional women deliver more federal projects to their home districts and sponsor and co-sponsor more legislation than their male colleagues. In a study that was recently published in The American Journal of Political Science, researchers from Stanford University and the University of Chicago attributed women's political success not to some innate political instinct but to the fact that it's really hard for us to get elected (there are currently 360 men and 75 women in the House; 83 men and 17 women in the Senate). They theorize that women feel immense pressure to measure up, so instead of meeting expectations, we surpass them.

Bi-monthly SBOC Newsletter

BY IN News On 30-05-2012

In the latest issue of our Small Business Owners Council Newsletter you will discover that Democratic presidents have created more private-sector jobs than Republican presidents and that President Obama is working to make it easier for small businesses to access to capital. You can also find out how to register for the physical launch of our Small Business Owners Council.

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