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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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Infographic: Fighting Medicare Fraud

BY IN News On 10-05-2012

Fighting Medicare fraud has long been a top priority for President Obama. Today the Obama administration released a new infographic that describes how the Affordable Care Act—the health reform law—is helping the administration crack down on Medicare fraud and make Medicare stronger. Check out the infographic and read more here .

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Infographic: Fighting Medicare Fraud


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