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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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BY IN Emerge America On 05-04-2011

In society it seems as though there is an element of social imbalance that necessitates social order of the American cultural tradition specifically when analyzing the wage gap between men and women.? Recently, the White House reported on Women in American: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-being.? The report was conducted and presented by the U.S.

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