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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.

London Stalling: Not the Headlines Mitt Romney Traveled Across the Pond to Get

BY IN News On 26-07-2012

It’s easy to see why Mitt Romney would want to get out of the country for a few days. As one reporter wrote, the trip could be “a welcome respite from perhaps his roughest patch yet of the general election.” ( Politico , 7/21/12) Unfortunately for Romney that’s not how it’s worked out… Romney under fire for comments about London Olympics ( ABC/Yahoo , 7/26/12) Romney goes to Europe, causes stir ( AP , 7/26/12) Romney’s Remarks on Olympics Cause Stir in London ( New York Times , 7/26/12) Romney Trip Off to Inauspicious Start ( National Journal , 7/26/12) Mitt Romney questions whether Britain is ready for Olympic Games ( Telegraph , 7/26/12) Mitt Romney questions London's enthusiasm for Olympics ( The Week , 7/26/12) Olympics: David Cameron rejects Mitt Romney's suggestion Britain is not ready ( Telegraph , 7/26/12) David Cameron 'angered US conservatives' with 'unprecedented' election-year embrace of Barack Obama ( Telegraph , 7/25/12) “And another Mitt Romney blunder: confirmed outside No 10 he met head of MI6

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London Stalling: Not the Headlines Mitt Romney Traveled Across the Pond to Get


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