Skip to comments.LA Times: Women in Washington, your seats are at risk
Posted on 08/29/2010 6:01:41 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
Washington With this fall's midterm elections, the number of women serving in Congress could drop for the first time in a generation. If large numbers of Democratic incumbents lose in November, as expected, many women could be replaced by men.
The prospect of a setback has advocates of women's rights in disbelief, but determined to try to prevent it. "That is not going to happen," said Terry O'Neill, president of the National Organization for Women.
Many of the vulnerable Democratic women this fall first arrived on the waves of the 2006 and 2008 elections, but now face tough odds in districts that have since soured on the party in power and on President Obama's agenda.
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Good riddance. Female leadership is too often like government efficiency, military intelligence, or moderate Muslims, ain’t it, Sarah?
When the going gets tough, the tough get things going. Or else they resign from the Alaska State House because of family finances and vague feelings of discomfort and dismay.