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Meet the New Class: The Senate
Swears in a Historic 20 Female Senators

ABC News, by Sunlen Miller

Original Article

Posted By:JoniTx, 1/3/2013 7:43:19 AM

Today the Senate will make history, swearing in a record-breaking 20 female senators – 4 Republicans and 16 Democrats – in office. As the 113th Congress is sworn in today on Capitol Hill, ABC "World News" anchor Diane Sawyer has an exclusive joint interview with the historic class of female Senators. Diane Sawyer´s complete interview will air on World News this evening. "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

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 1/3/2013 7:59:01 AM     (No. 9096053)

They shouldn´t even be allowed to vote, let alone run for Senate. *runs away*


Reply 2 - Posted by: VeteranAmerican, 1/3/2013 8:00:59 AM     (No. 9096059)

We are so hosed


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 1/3/2013 8:02:06 AM     (No. 9096060)

Heck, that´s nothin´- The House swears in its first admitted bi-sexual. It´s historic, I tell ya.


Reply 4 - Posted by: jackson, 1/3/2013 8:08:43 AM     (No. 9096070)

FTA "...that women´s styles tend to be more collaborative," You see, men are different than women. Except when they´re not. And don´t you dare mention it. That is sexist. But then women are "less confrontational" except when they are not. I love the logic of women!


Reply 5 - Posted by: Rather Read, 1/3/2013 8:15:23 AM     (No. 9096081)

I´d love a woman candidate for president. A CONSERVATIVE woman. But I don´t think Michelle Malkin is running. Maybe Mia Love? I can dream can´t I?


Reply 6 - Posted by: revdeppisch316, 1/3/2013 8:15:24 AM     (No. 9096082)

Like I said above--Dear God-- saw a preview-- the View on Steroids!!!

Women´s Rights, (reproductive) Better Budgeters-- Whay can´t we all get along-- All of them think we´ll have a female candidate for pres in 2016.

Way too much estrogen!


Reply 7 - Posted by: Udanja99, 1/3/2013 9:45:47 AM     (No. 9096269)

Leftist gimmecrat women are not real women.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: pomom, 1/3/2013 10:13:39 AM     (No. 9096349)

It amounts to 20 more people on the hill, preening before the cameras and working on their re-election immediately. feh


Reply 9 - Posted by: lhlande, 1/3/2013 10:24:32 AM     (No. 9096372)

Alright ladies, let´s see what you got!


Reply 10 - Posted by: fayebeck, 1/3/2013 10:26:53 AM     (No. 9096381)

Ditto #1. I´m tired of the Chickification of America. Noticed that men seem to be predominant announcing the Rose Bowl Parade and women are at NASCAR and football games. Tired of it.


Reply 11 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 1/3/2013 11:10:11 AM     (No. 9096485)

Sorry to be un-PC folks, women gave this election to Obama.

Between gutless brain-dead liberal men and "emotion driven" goofball women, we will continue to have horrible issues running this country. I feel sad for smart, conservative women, almost as bad as I feel for black and gay conservatives.

Let´s not forget the "feminist" treatment of Bachman and Palin, and the complete ignoring of Mia Love by women, not to forget the astonishing gushing of women´s groups over the useless Hillary Clinton.

Voting should be restricted to male landowners who are employed, or own their own business, and pay taxes.

Discuss.


Reply 12 - Posted by: nimby, 1/3/2013 11:11:32 AM     (No. 9096486)

Everything about this administration is "historic". Here is one more for you A to Z: Historic debt under this presidency.


   

 

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Reply 13 - Posted by: gagolfer, 1/3/2013 11:43:21 AM     (No. 9096545)

Reading many of these posts on this and the other identical thread of this article it is easy to see why the GOP loses the women´s vote in Presidential elections. For a minute I thought it must be 1913, not 2013.


Reply 14 - Posted by: Italiano, 1/3/2013 11:48:14 AM     (No. 9096552)

#13, it´s no coincidence that the Country is circling the drain largely as a result of that brain-dead "womens´ vote."


Reply 15 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 1/3/2013 11:49:04 AM     (No. 9096553)

I`m sure the addition of Elizabeth Warren will raise the character level of the senate - /s

Now that the 112th Congress is history, Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick is now free to appoint Bwarney`s Fwank as interim Senator from Massachusetts.


Reply 16 - Posted by: Tom Kilbride, 1/3/2013 1:47:15 PM     (No. 9096710)

Time to repeal the 19th amendment.


Reply 17 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 1/4/2013 12:30:18 PM     (No. 9098464)

#13, open your mind for a second.

Are you better off as a society for what feminism has brought us?

What was our divorce rate in, to use your number, 1913?

What was the abortion rate?

How many women do YOU know who vote on candidates based on their ability and record, and their looks do not have, say, 70-90% of the reason for voting?

How many women in this country believe that Republicans have waged a war on women?

Aside from our advances in medicine, technology and human rights, 1913 socially looks a whole lot better to me now.


   

 

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