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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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TED bonds

BY IN News On 02-08-2012

Last month the Treasury Department released new guidance on allocating its remaining 1.8 billion Tribal Economic Development Bonds (TEDBs) aimed at promoting economic growth in tribal communities. Established under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA), TEDBs provides tribes with the authority to issue tax-exempt debt for a wider range of activities to spur job creation and promote economic growth in Indian Country

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