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Women want more from Congress than just talk

The recent mid-term election campaign saw many candidates desperate to sell themselves as having the “edge” on women’s issues.  From equal pay to work-family policy to women’s health, candidates rebranded themselves and their records with the promise that they would have women’s backs.  Now with a new Congress – and a new Republican majority – in charge, it’s time to see whose words had real substance behind them. If lawmakers are serious about doing something to help, there are several policies they can pursue to improve the lives of women and their families. 

The above excerpt was originally published in Congress Blog.