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The title of youngest congresswoman ever elected is currently held by New York Republican Elise Stefanik, who was elected to the U.S. House at the age of 30.
An Indiana science teacher was released from a hospital a day after he was shot while tackling an armed student inside his classroom, a congresswoman said Saturday.
Last week, two Democratic congresswomen from New York who serve on the U.S. House Committee on Small Business, Nydia Velazquez and Yvette Clarke, wrote a letter to SBA administrator Linda McMahon, asking what had happened to the LGBTQ outreach page.
Chavez will be joining a company with several Republican operatives on its payroll, including Susan Molinari, a former Republican congresswoman from New York, who has led Google’s U.S. government relations office since 2012.
While acknowledging cases such as that of former Arizona congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who was badly injured in a shooting, Jillson said an attack harming a governor hasn’t happened in decades.
Flight restrictions imposed when Trump visits have caused businesses at the Lantana Airport to lose more than $1 million in revenue, the congresswoman said.
What better way to rebound from the #MeToo controversy involving Esty and her one-time chief of staff, who made death threats against a former Esty aide, than nominating Jahana Hayes — the potential first black congresswoman from Connecticut.
But she’s been getting encouragement to run, including from longtime friend Donna F. Edwards, a former congresswoman now running for Prince George’s County executive.
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: a woman who is a member of a congress and especially of the U.S. House of Representatives
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