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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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Vice President Biden pays a surprise visit to veterans

BY IN News On 16-07-2012

On Tuesday, July 10, Vice President Biden surprised veterans at a jobs skills class at the US VETS Center in Las Vegas with an unexpected visit. The Vice President met with 32 veterans, discussing issues concerning them as American veterans and answering their questions

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