‘A Really Good Day for Women In Politics’: Women Make History During Midterm Election

By Jon Delano

It’s been 98 years since women gained the right to vote in the U.S. Constitution.

But since then women have had a difficult time getting elected to legislative bodies.

This year was different.

“Yesterday was a really good day for women in politics, and from our standpoint, a great day for the Commonwealth and a great day for America to have greater gender diversity,” says Dana Brown, director of the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics at Chatham University.

For the first time ever, not one, but four, women were elected to Congress from Pennsylvania.

Read more at CBS/KDKA

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