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Former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi believes minimizing the “role of money in politics” and increasing “the level of civility in debate” will go a long way toward getting more women to run for office. But what’s money really got to do with it?
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?
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