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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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Last chance to meet Presidents Obama and Clinton

BY IN News On 29-05-2012

The deadline to meet President Obama and President Clinton at an event in New York is midnight tonight. Check out this email from our chair, Debbie Wasserman Schultz—and be sure to throw your name in the hat before 12:00 a.m

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