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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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Middle School Bullying Triggered My Body Image Issues

BY IN women eNews On 24-02-2015

“What most people forget about bullying is that it echoes throughout a lifetime,” says this young woman who has dealt with an eating disorder and continual self-esteem issues since being teased when she was younger for being fat.

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“What most people forget about bullying is that it echoes throughout a lifetime,” says this young woman who has dealt with an eating disorder and continual self-esteem issues since being teased when she was younger for being fat.

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