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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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Nancy Franchini

BY IN Emerge America On 05-02-2015

Nancy Franchini Alumna Class of 2014 Emerge New Mexico 0 Nancy Franchini is a native New Mexican, born and raised in Albuquerque.? She graduated from Saint Pius High School in 1990 and then attended the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.? After a year, she had had enough gray, rainy days and transferred to the University of Colorado in Boulder.? She graduated with a degree in Business Administration in 1994.? She then returned home to attend the University of New Mexico School of Law and graduated from there in 1997.? She has practiced law as a civil litigator in both New Mexico State and Federal courts for read more

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