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Female vs. male senators
Cal Thomas says more women in power is a good thing but questions whether they are more able than men to get things done.

As the son of a woman, the husband of a woman and the father of daughters and granddaughters, I celebrate the record number of females who are now United States senators. However, I do see some differences in the way these and other women are treated, depending on their party, policies and beliefs. Diane Sawyer broadcast a celebratory report last week on ABC's "World News Tonight" on which she gushed about the "record number" of 20 female senators. Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland also praised the Senate female population. Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer of California said she won't be satisfied until there are 50 female senators. In the Senate,...

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