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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.

Small Business Surpassing Borders

BY IN News On 02-05-2012

When President Obama was at the sixth Summit of the Americas in Colombia last month, a summit that aimed to build equal partnerships in the hemisphere, he placed an emphasis on the vital role of small businesses in the Americas. In Tampa, on his way to the summit, President Obama announced the Small Business Network of the Americas (SBNA), which is modeled on the success of the Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)

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Small Business Surpassing Borders


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