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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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Education Rules for Pregnant Moms Widely Ignored

BY IN women eNews On 08-08-2012

Title IX is widely known for opening up sports opportunities to U.S. female students but application of the 40-year-old law still has a long way to go when it comes to the educational rights of pregnant students.

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Education Rules for Pregnant Moms Widely Ignored


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