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Record Number of Women in Congress in 2013 - Women's Issues
The 113th Congress is one for the record books with more women than ever holding seats in the House of Representatives and the Senate. The Center for ...
Record Number of Women Running for Congress in 2012
Sep 12, 2012 ... More women ran for Congress in 2012 than ever before. Here's a breakdown by party affiliation and a look at why so many women may have ...
History of Women in Congress from 1917-2012 - Women's Issues
While the idea of women serving in Congress is no longer revolutionary as fully 20% of today's U.S. Senate is female, the history of women in Congress remains ...
Women in Congress - List of US Congresswomen - Women's History
There have been more than 200 women in Congress. Following is an index of these women who've served in the United States Congress, arranged by the year ...
Which States Have Had No Women in Congress? - Women's History
Which states have never had a woman representing that state in the United States Senate? Which states have never sent a woman to the United States House of ...
Women in the United States Congress - Female Public Officials ...
Women who have served in the United States Congress - part of a directory of female public officials.
The First African American Woman to Serve in Congress
Who was the first black woman elected to Congress? Answer: Shirley Chisholm was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1968. She ran against civil rights activist ...
Who Was the First Woman Elected to Congress? - Women's History
Who was the first woman elected to Congress? On November 6, 1916, this woman was elected to the US Congress.
Which States Have Not Been Represented by Women in Congress?
As of the beginning of the 113th Congress (2013), four states had been represented in Congress by no woman in either the Senate or the House (purple on the ...
Jeannette Rankin: Biography of First Woman Elected to Congress
An in-depth biography of Jeannette Rankin, the feminist and pacifist who became the first woman elected to Congress.