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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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Paid Leave in Motion; Missouri to Limit Teen Rights

BY IN women eNews On 30-01-2015

House Democrats have proposed the Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act. Also this week, three separate abortion bills, two impacting minors, were proposed by the Republican majority in Missouri.

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Paid Leave in Motion; Missouri to Limit Teen Rights

BY IN women eNews On 30-01-2015

House Democrats have proposed the Federal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act. Also this week, three separate abortion bills, two impacting minors, were proposed by the Republican majority in Missouri.

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Paid Leave in Motion; Missouri to Limit Teen Rights


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