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Women Making History

Why not me?

Communications • April 5, 2017

100 years ago, Jeannette Rankin shattered a glass ceiling by asking one simple question: “Why not me?” For a century, women in Congress have been breaking down barriers, marking several firsts in their states — and in the country. Led by Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), the co-chair of the Congressional Women’s Caucus, a bipartisan group …

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Lessons from 100 Years of Women in Congress

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) • April 2, 2017

Every Member of Congress remembers the day they put their left hand on the Bible, their right hand in the air, and swore to support and defend the Constitution of the United States. It’s a moment that marks a new journey, with immense responsibilities to your country and to the people who elected you to …

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“It wasn’t easy for women to dream beyond their current situation…”

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) • March 8, 2017

With Women’s History Month Under Way, McMorris Rodgers Reflects on the Dreams of Women Around the World As we celebrate Women’s History Month, we reflect on women trailblazers and celebrate the milestones: The first female fighter pilot. The first Latina to be elected to Congress. The first female Chair of the House Budget Committee. And …

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Granger: Challenging the Status Quo

Jared Powell • April 6, 2016

To see the profound impact of women in the workforce, look to the military. From combat roles to generals to executive positions in the defense industry, women are challenging the status quo in national security. Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX) is seeing this firsthand in her district. In her latest op-ed published on Military.com, she highlights …

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Walorski: Combating Poverty

Jared Powell • April 4, 2016

From her career as a TV news reporter to her time living overseas in Romania to now serving in the People’s House, Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) has seen it all.  As Chair of the Nutrition Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee, she is passionate about providing opportunities and resources to lift Americans out of poverty, so they can pursue …

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House Republicans on Medium.com: Honor the Modern-Day Trailblazers Across the Country

COMMUNICATIONS • April 2, 2016

From the first female fighter pilot to the youngest woman ever elected, House Republicans seized the opportunity this Women’s History Month to celebrate the past and honored the historic number of women making history today for future generations.  As Women’s History Month drew to a close, House Republicans took to Medium.com to share their own …

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Blackburn: Celebrate the “Can-Do” Woman

Jared Powell • March 31, 2016

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) became a trailblazer early on when she became the first woman hired at a company who only hired men.  Using the money she made working that summer for the company, she bought a car that she named, “Can-do.” Today, as she serves in the People’s House, Blackburn applies that same “can-do” …

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Celebrating Accomplishments and Making Tomorrow’s History

Jared Powell • March 31, 2016

As we mourn over our busted basketball brackets, let’s not forget all that we celebrated this month during Women’s History Month. In our latest video, Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) lead a conversation on the House Floor in which Republicans from all walks of life celebrate the women who have sacrificed greatly to make history …

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Comstock: “I want girls to feel inspired to join STEM fields”

Jared Powell • March 31, 2016

As Chairwoman of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology’s Subcommittee on Research and Technology, Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) is passionate about ensuring women are represented at the table when it comes to careers involving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).   Currently, women fill close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, but hold …

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Mes de la Mujer 2016 – Parte 2

Comunicaciones • March 31, 2016

El mes de Marzo es reconocido como el Mes de la Mujer. Durante este mes celebramos y conmemoremos la lucha histórica por mejorar la vida de mujeres en nuestro pais y alrededor del mundo. Mujeres de todas partes del país, con antecedentes muy diversos y interesante forman parte de Tu Congreso. Aquí un poco sobre las Representantes: La Congresista …

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