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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.

Comparing President Obama’s and Mitt Romney’s small business records

BY IN News On 28-08-2012

Small businesses are the engines of our economy, creating 2 out of every 3 net new jobs in this country. President Obama and Mitt Romney take starkly different approaches to supporting America's small business owners. While the President aggressively pursues policies that support their growth, Mitt Romney has championed policies that undermine the ability of entrepreneurs to expand and hire.

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Comparing President Obama’s and Mitt Romney’s small business records


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