Madame Senators: Meet the 20 Women of the 113th Senate!

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Senator Kay R. Hagan (D-NC)

In 2008, Hagen beat out incumbent Elizabeth Dole to become the first woman to defeat a female incumbent for a Senate seat. She is a pro-choice Democrat and a staunch proponent of the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

Kay Hagen
Washington, District of Columbia, U.S. - Sen. KAY HAGAN, North Carolina Democrat, speaks during a hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions [HELP] Committee. ( Image: © Jay Mallin/


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