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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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Samantha Pstross

BY IN Emerge America On 12-01-2015

Samantha Pstross Alumna Board Member Class of 2013 Emerge Arizona 0 Samantha Pstross is an international educator who has taught and studied all over the world. Currently she is a professor at DeVry University in Phoenix, AZ where she teaches Humanities. Samantha graduated from the University of Redlands in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in Government

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