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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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LATEST WENEWS STORIES

Athletics/Sports

Women’s Soccer Scores Record U.S. Viewership

Labor

Aging Immigrants Often Work as Unpaid Caretakers

Athletics/Sports

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Cheers and Jeers

Texas Clinics Remain Open; Afghan Ruling Reversed

Arts

'Amy' Illuminates Tragedy of Legendary Songstress

The World

Social Caretaking Keeps Nepal Going Post-Quake

Afghan Women's Writing Project

Afghan Teen Pleads for Courage in Countrywomen

In The Courts

Court's Health Rule Spares 108,000 Wisconsin Women

Reproductive Health

Liletta, a Low-Cost IUD, Hailed as Game Changer

Crime Policy/Legislation

State Lawmakers Target Guns and Domestic Abusers

 

TOP WENEWS STORIES

Reproductive Health

Hospitals Train to Track, React to Maternal Bleeding
 

Health

Detroit Team Shrinks Breastfeeding Disparities
 

Uncovering Gender

Caitlyn Jenner Gives Neurosexism Another Star Turn
 

Parenting

Fathers: Please Step Up and Take Quality Daddy Time
 

Equality/Women’s Rights

Critics Spot Dangers in a Campus Safety Bill
 

The World

Women Play Visible Roles in Rebuilding Nepal