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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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Sheronne Blasi

BY IN Emerge America On 05-10-2016

Sheronne Blasi Alumna Class of 2016 Emerge Oregon 0 For the last 15 years, Salem has been home to Sheronne after having served in the U.S. Navy for just as long. She currently works worked for the Oregon Secretary of State managing performance audits of state agencies and identifying ways in which they can better accomplish their mission and manage programs more efficiently and effectively.

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