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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.

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McKenzie Cantrell

BY IN Emerge America On 24-06-2016

McKenzie Cantrell Alumna Class of 2016 Emerge Kentucky 0 McKenzie Cantrell is the 2016 Democratic nominee for the Kentucky House of Representatives for the 38th District in South Louisville.  McKenzie is a public interest attorney in Louisville who specializes in employment law. McKenzie represents individuals with minimum wage and overtime violations and other employment-related claims

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