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Editorial: Women to play bigger role in politics in 2013

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Women played a major role in the recent election, and they made important strides in Congress.

According to the Center for American Women and Politics, the largest number of women ever will serve in the 113th Congress.


An all-time high total of 20 women (16 Democrats and 4 Republicans) will serve in the Senate, and there will be a record of at least 77 women (57 Democrats and 20 Republicans) in the U.S. House.

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