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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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The Impact on Faith-Based Communities

BY IN News On 22-05-2012

As President Obama has said, as a leader, he simply can’t leave his faith at the door. For him, and for so many of our leaders throughout American history, their efforts to build a better nation aren’t just about politics and policy.

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The Impact on Faith-Based Communities


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