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Women will make up 19 percent of Congress when new members are sworn in in January. But given that females make up more than half of the population in this country, why isn’t that number higher?
Tuesday’s election saw women take a record number of seats in the U.S. Senate. One-fifth of the legislative body no longer belongs to the good old boys.
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