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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.

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Democratic National Committee announces the “Romney Economics: The Middle Class Under the Bus” tour

BY IN News On 09-08-2012

Today, the Democratic National Committee announced the “Romney Economics: The Middle Class Under the Bus” Tour II, which will advance the route Mitt Romney is expected to travel over the coming days through Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, and Ohio. The “Romney Economics: The Middle Class Under the Bus” Tour II will begin in Alexandria, Virginia TOMORROW, Friday, August 10 at 9:30 a.m. EDT and will highlight Mitt Romney’s record of failure as Governor of Massachusetts, the lack of support small businesses received from Governor Romney’s Administration and Romney’s proposed tax hike on middle-class families to pay for massive tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans.

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Democratic National Committee announces the “Romney Economics: The Middle Class Under the Bus” tour


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