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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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Trish Lopez

BY IN Emerge America On 05-02-2015

Trish Lopez Alumna Class of 2014 Emerge New Mexico 0 Trish Lopez is a professional in the New Mexico film industry, currently serving as Production Manager on an upcoming documentary with Smithsonian Network.? She is the former Program Director for the NM Film?Officeand former President of NM Women in Film.? In addition to overseeing training academies, diversity programs, grant awards, competitions and showcases for independent filmmakers, she has collaborated with educators, union leaders, elected officials and professional organizations across the country to support our local industry.? She recently returned to New Mexi read more

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