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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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New York Times: Keeping College Students From the Polls

BY IN News On 27-12-2011

The New York Times has a strong editorial about one of the Republican Party's main targets ahead of the 2012 elections: the voting rights of students. “Next fall, thousands of students on college campuses will attempt to register to vote and be turned away

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