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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.

Diane Kirson-Glitman

BY IN Emerge America On 15-06-2016

Diane Kirson-Glitman Alumna Class of 2016 Emerge Vermont 0 Diane Kirson-Glitman has nearly 35 years of experience as a registered nurse and health educator. She currently is the school nurse for Essex High School and Center for Technology, a faculty position that combines direct care, emergency services, health education, program planning, legislative advocacy and collaboration with other organizations

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