The U.S. Senate and Women: The Way It Should Behave
"When women are part of the negotiation and are part of decision-making, the outcomes are just better. When we have
our dinners with the women in the Senate -- the Democrats and
Republicans -- we have so much common ground. We agree on so many basic
principles and values. I think if there were more women at the
decision-making table, we would get more things done."
--Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), one of 20 women in the new Senate, a record