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Sunday, August 29, 2010

Year of the Woman!

[T]his year's midterms could actually see the number of women serving in Congress drop for the first time since 1978. "If large numbers of Democratic incumbents lose in November, as expected, many women could be replaced by men. Female candidates tend to do better in Democratic years…" What about the Mama Grizzlies? "While political attention has focused this year on Sarah Palin's handpicked candidates…. just four women are among the GOP's 46 'Young Guns,' as the party calls its frontline challengers who are considered future leaders."

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