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Women hold more of Congress' 535 seats than ever before, though growth in recent years has differed along party lines. Maryland has no women in its delegation.
Hundreds of women in the Baltimore area have joined all-female networking groups and attended their events with the aim of building relationships in a comfortable setting.
The #MeToo movement has had an impact in Maryland, with new laws to combat sexual harassment and heightened activism around the issue.