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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.

Cyndi Powell Skellie

BY IN Emerge America On 27-06-2016

Cyndi Powell Skellie Alumna Class of 2016 Emerge Kentucky 0 Cyndi Powell Skellie is a 23 year veteran teacher in Shelbyville, Kentucky. She is the current president of the Shelby County Education Association and has served as the artistic chair of the Shelby County Community Theatre and a member of the Site Based Decision Making Committee at Shelby County High School.  She has received the WHAS eXcel Teacher of the Year, the Intelligent Freedom Award from the National Counsel for Teachers of English, and a BPW Young Careerist.

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