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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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I want you to meet President Obama

BY IN News On 10-02-2015

Next week, a bunch of Democrats are coming together at the DNC Winter Meeting here in Washington — and I want you to be there . The conversations and planning we'll begin there will be the foundation for the important work we have to do in 2016

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I want you to meet President Obama


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