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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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Abusers Gun Ban Upheld; Michigan Spouses in Limbo

BY IN women eNews On 28-03-2014

The U.S. Supreme Court OK’d the law banning possession of guns by people convicted of domestic violence. Also this week, in Michigan, the governor said the state will not recognize 300 same-sex marriages performed between a court ruling and its appeal.

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Abusers Gun Ban Upheld; Michigan Spouses in Limbo

BY IN women eNews On 28-03-2014

The U.S. Supreme Court OK’d the law banning possession of guns by people convicted of domestic violence. Also this week, in Michigan, the governor said the state will not recognize 300 same-sex marriages performed between a court ruling and its appeal.

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