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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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1994 Mugging Reveals Rosa Park’s True Character

BY IN women eNews On 01-02-2013

Instead of buying into the media’s portrayal of her mugging as a sign of the decline of black youth, Rosa Parks continued to cultivate youth leadership, says Jeanne Theoharis in this excerpt of “The Rebellious Life of Mrs.

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1994 Mugging Reveals Rosa Park’s True Character

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Instead of buying into the media’s portrayal of her mugging as a sign of the decline of black youth, Rosa Parks continued to cultivate youth leadership, says Jeanne Theoharis in this excerpt of “The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks.”

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