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Record Number of Women in Congress in 2013 - Women's Issues
In the 113th Congress convening in January 2013, a record number of women in Congress, as well as in both the House and Senate, will change the way things ...
http://womensissues.about.com/od/thepoliticalarena/a/Record-Number-Of-Women-In-Congress-In-2013-In-Both-House-Senate.htm
History of Women in Congress from 1917-2012 - Women's Issues
How did a woman get elected to Congress in 1917, years before women were granted the right to vote? A look at the milestones and historic events that put ...
http://womensissues.about.com/od/milestonesadvancements/a/History-Of-Women-In-Congress.htm
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 ...
http://womensissues.about.com/od/thepoliticalarena/a/How-Many-Women-Are-Running-For-Congress-In-2012-A-Record-Number.htm
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  ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/congress/a/women_congress.htm
Which States Have Had No Women in Congress? - Women's History
... in Congress? See if you can guess which states have not had women Senators or women ... Who was the first African American woman to serve in Congress?
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/publicofficials/ss/States-With-No-Women-In-Congress.htm
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 ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/congress/f/aa_congress.htm
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.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/congress/f/first_congress.htm
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 ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/publicofficials/ss/States-With-No-Women-In-Congress_4.htm
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.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/congress/a/jeanette_rankin.htm
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.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/congress/
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