Political Headlines January 3, 2013: Senate Swears in a Historic 20 Female Senators

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Senate Swears in a Historic 20 Female Senators

Source: ABC News Radio, 1-6-13

Martin H. Simon/ABC

On Thursday, the Senate will make history, swearing in a record-breaking 20 female senators — four Republicans and 16 Democrats — in office.

“I can’t tell you the joy that I feel in my heart to look at these 20 gifted and talented women from two different parties, different zip codes to fill this room,” Sen. Barbara Mikulksi, D-Md., said while surrounded by the group of women senators.  “In all of American history only 16 women had served.  Now there are 20 of us.”…READ MORE

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