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Congressional women

their recruitment, integration, and behavior

by Irwin N. Gertzog

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Congress. House -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Women legislators -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographic references (p. [285]-292) and index.

      StatementIrwin N. Gertzog.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK1319 .G47 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 309 p. ;
      Number of Pages309
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1116710M
      ISBN 100275947408, 0275947416
      LC Control Number94042817

      Women from both the House and the Senate dressed in white, the color worn by the suffragettes, at the invitation of the House Democratic Women’s Working Group, to convey, as the group’s Author: Cady Lang.   America, Not Keith Ellison, decides what book a congressman takes his oath on. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the first Muslim elected to the United States Congress.

      This book includes the stories of women who made their mark on the world early on. It features Ruby Bridges, the inspiring 6-year-old who helped desegregate an all-white school in the South, and Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space. The book, as noted on the cover, is "illustrated by 13 extraordinary women." (By Susan Hood). The Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues is a bipartisan membership organization within the House of Representatives committed to advancing women's interests in Congress. It was founded by fifteen Congresswomen on Ap , and was originally known as the Congresswomen's Caucus.

        Potential Women Candidates for U.S. Congress and Statewide Elected Executive Office as of 5/11/ Below is the most current data on women who have filed or are likely candidates. Likely candidate information comes from at least two of the following sources: KnowWho Data Services; Campaigns and Elections; House Race Hotline; CQ Politics Daily; ; The Hill; Roll Call; . More than women have served in the United States House of Representatives. From to , the House was all — male. Following is an index of the women who've been Representatives - sometimes called Congresswomen or Congressmen — beginning with the first in


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congressional system, from the pre-suffrage era (e.g., Jeannette Rankin of Montana) to the present day. In the segment highlighting former congressional members, striking, Price: $   Steinhauer focuses on the 35 women newly elected in who helped make the th the most diverse (by gender, race, ethnicity, age and socioeconomic background) Congress in Author: Ellen Fitzpatrick.

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A revised set of essays reflects the considerable increase in the number of women in Congress during the last decade.Please use the Library of Congress Ask a Librarian form. The Library of Congress is the world’s largest library, offering access to the creative record of the United States—and extensive materials from around the world—both on-site and online.Women in Congress, – is the most comprehensive source available on the women who have served in U.S.

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