Women in the United States Congress: Historical Overview, Tables, and Discussion

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This report includes a discussion of the impact of women in Congress as well as historical information, including the number and percentage of women in Congress over time, means of entry to Congress, comparisons to international and state legislatures, records for tenure, firsts for women in Congress, women in leadership, and African American and Asian Pacific American women in Congress.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: December 16, 2013
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Manning, Jennifer E.

Information Research Specialist

Creator (Author):
Shogan, Colleen J.

Deputy Director CRS

Creator (Author):
Brudnick, Ida A.

Specialist on the Congress

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Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: December 16, 2013
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United States
Description:

This report includes a discussion of the impact of women in Congress as well as historical information, including the number and percentage of women in Congress over time, means of entry to Congress, comparisons to international and state legislatures, records for tenure, firsts for women in Congress, women in leadership, and African American and Asian Pacific American women in Congress.

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25 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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