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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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Ultraviolet: No Justice This Week in Steubenville

BY IN women eNews On 14-01-2015

The prosecution of a school administrator at the center of a notorious rape case settled out of court on Monday. An anti-rape-activist considers the deal excessively lenient and worries about what it means for a related prosecution of another school official.

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Ultraviolet: No Justice This Week in Steubenville


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