Women in Congress

USA sees a 100 women in Congress for the first time!

Special Opinion Report by Shubhangini Arora   These federal mid-term elections in the USA were not just recorded as the most monetarily expensive elections in history of the country, they also witnessed something more unusual and phenomenal: 100 women being elected to the Congress for the first time!   Important women’s issues like the wage-gap,(…)

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USA sees a 100 women in Congress for the first time!

This Tuesday, Democrat Alma Adams, after winning from North Carolina, became the 100th woman to be elected to the Congress. This success is being credited to EMILY’s List, a PAC (Political Acton Committee) that aims to help elect pro-choice Democratic female candidates to office.   The President of EMILY’s List, Stephanie Schriock, said, “Alma Adams is(…)

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First black woman congresswoman elected from Utah!

  Joining the Congress as one of only three African-American Republicans is Mia Love- the first black woman to be elected a Republican. She will now join Tim Scott, a black senator from South Carolina, the fifth black  man to be elected to the Congress in a southern state and the first to be elected(…)

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