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Congressional Women Tweet Out First Day

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The 114th U.S. Congress convened Tuesday, Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C., with 104 women, a record. Eighty-four women will serve in the House of Representatives and 20 in the Senate. There were 100 women in the last Congress. Here is a sampling of their Tweets.

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