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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.

Loree Stark

BY IN Emerge America On 27-06-2016

Loree Stark Alumna Class of 2016 Emerge Kentucky 0 Loree Stark is an attorney at a non-profit organization in Charleston, West Virginia that serves low-income individuals and families. She previously worked for the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, where she represented consumers in civil litigation matters, including foreclosure defense, debt collection defense, bankruptcy, and housing issues.  She belongs to the National Association for Consumer Advocates

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