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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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Peri Jude Radecic

BY IN Emerge America On 12-01-2015

Peri Jude Radecic Alumna Class of 2013 Emerge Arizona 0 Peri Jude Radecic brings three decades of passion and advocacy in civil rights with a focus in the areas of disability, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender, and women’s rights. ? She has extensive experience with all functions and branches of government in the development, implementation and judicial review of civil rights laws and regulations

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