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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.

Teresa Smith de Cherif

BY IN Emerge America On 05-02-2015

Teresa Smith de Cherif Alumna Class of 2014 Emerge New Mexico 0 Teresa es una nieta del suroeste .? Teresa is a granddaughter of the southwest. Teresa grew up with green chili and tamales, learning Spanish from her grandfather’s tales of his childhood in Bisbee. Her great grandfather was a copper miner in Bisbee, where her grandfather collected scrap metal and bottles to help support the family.

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