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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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The GOP’s voting rights hypocrisy

BY IN News On 29-12-2011

Today, the? Huffington Post published a piece ?noting that despite a nationwide?GOP effort to enact tougher voting laws that? will make it harder for millions of Americans to vote,? the Iowa Republican Party is being noticeably lax about voter identification for their caucus-goers ahead of next week's caucuses.

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The GOP’s voting rights hypocrisy

BY IN News On 29-12-2011

Today, the? Huffington Post published a piece ?noting that despite a nationwide?GOP effort to enact tougher voting laws that? will make it harder for millions of Americans to vote,? the Iowa Republican Party is being noticeably lax about voter identification for their caucus-goers ahead of next week's caucuses. For the Republican caucuses this Tuesday, “voters won't even need to bring a photo ID to the polls.”? Moreover, voters who want to participate will be able to register on the night of the caucus. The GOP has pushed to? repeal? same-day registration and? enact? photo ID? mandates ?in other states—so why not hold Republican voters accountable to the same restrictions for the Iowa caucus

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