Why We Need More Moms in Politics

When I joined the U.S. House of Representatives in 2004, I immediately became part of an uber-exclusive club. Not just the 435 Members of Congress club, but the much smaller group of members who balanced their law-making chores with being parents to young kids. It was actually surprising to see how few members had small children. It struck me that Congress would actually be a better, more productive place if more of my colleagues came to work with the perspective of a parent....more
I absolutely agree and I am proud to have you in Congress. You have been a light for many ...more