73
      Wednesday
      92 / 74
      Thursday
      93 / 74
      Friday
      88 / 68

      Women pick up Congressional seats, clout in 2012

      Gender played a huge role in the 2012 election. Women voted for Democrats by an 11-point margin. This week, the GOP responded by appointing Rep. Cathy McMorris (R-WA) to a leadership position.

      Niels Lesniewski, staff writer for CQ Roll Call, discussed the growing clout of women in Congress on Capital Insider.