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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.

Emerge Events at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

BY IN Emerge America On 22-06-2016

Emerge America Sunday, July 24, 2016 (All day) – Thursday, July 28, 2016 (All day) Philadelphia Convention Center 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia Philadelphia , PA , 19104 Emerge America is excited to be hosting the following events during the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Emerge America Exhibit Booth:  Monday, July 25th – Thursday, July 28 th  from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

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Emerge Events at the 2016 Democratic National Convention


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