US: Would More Women In The Senate Mean Less Gridlock? Women step up to get conservative women elected

Sen. Dianne Feinstein: Women in Senate Are ‘Less … foxnewsinsider.com In an interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer, Sen. Dianne Feinstein sat down with her fellow …

Women step up to get conservative women elected Minneapolis Star Tribune Voices of Conservative Women, three years old and with a shoestring budget this year of $40,000, is aiming to set itself up as a conduit for getting fiscally conservative women into office. There is no litmus test on social issues. Instead, the group …

Diane Sawyer with the women of the U.S. Senate. (Photo: ABC/Martin Simon)

Women in the Senate Explain Why They Do it Better Politicker Yesterday, a record 20 women were sworn in to the U.S. Senate. To mark the occasion ABC’s World News With Diane Sawyer had all of the female senators on for a group interview. One of the major topics of the discussion was the belief of many of the …

Would More Women In The Senate Mean Less Gridlock? TIME They’re definitely “not a sorority,” as Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) insisted. And yet the 20 women lawmakers who sat down for a group interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer that aired on January 3 did seem to form a chummy, sisterly club as they …

Discussing Record Number Of Women In Congress … mediamatters.org

US Female Senators Make History ABC News US Female Senators Make History. Diane Sawyer’s exclusive interview with the women who make up the Senate’s largest female class. 03:35 | 01/03/2013. Related Links: Senate Swears in a Historic 20 Female Senators · Hill Women Say They’d Have ‘Fiscal …

Hope abounds that record number of women in Congress will ease … New York Daily News The newly sworn-in 113th Congress has already earned its spot in the history books, with a record-breaking number of both female senators and representatives taking office Thursday. Capitol Hill will now be home to 20 female senators and 82 female …

Record number of women in Congress out to change tone Detroit Free Press Thursday, she became part of history when a record 98 women – 20 in the Senate and 78 in the House – took their place in the new 113th Congress. Though they are not a majority, women serving in Congress and experts who have watched the rise in …

A Snapshot of the Growing Ranks of Women in Congress New York Times (blog) Perhaps the first sign of the historic number of women — 20 in the Senate and 81 in the House — gracing the 113th Congress came at 10:45 Thursday morning, when the 61 female members of the House Democratic caucus gathered on the House steps for a …

Women Senators Make History In 113th Congress Huffington Post Of the nearly 2,000 senators in the history of Congress, only 44 have been female. The first woman in the Senate served for only 24 hours in November of 1922, and no woman was elected to the body until a decade later, when Caraway was chosen by…

Joe Biden: We Need 51 Female Senators And ‘It Doesn’t Have A Damn Thing To … Huffington Post Senate Democratic leaders aren’t the only ones thrilled about adding more female senators to their ranks in the new Congress. “I think it’s wonderful,” Vice President Joe Biden said to cheers at a reception for newly elected…

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