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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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Sherelle Roberts Pierre

BY IN Emerge America On 27-06-2016

Sherelle Roberts Pierre Alumna Class of 2016 Emerge Kentucky 0 Sherelle Roberts Pierre is a journalist, public relations operative, involved citizen and leader. Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio Sherelle learned the importance of public service from her parents; who are church leaders, community volunteers and civil servants. Sherelle attended Ohio University in Athens, Ohio and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism in 2005.

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