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  •  Jeanette Rankin elected to the House in 1916 (3+ / 0-)

    Montana women got the vote in 1914, Jeanette Rankin of Montana became the first woman elected to Congress in 1916.

    •  Great point stef, most people would... (0+ / 0-)

      never think a woman was elected to congress before 1920. :-)

      "When you want to go forward ... you put it in 'D,' "When you want to go back ... you put it in 'R.' " ... President Obama 8/2.

      by BarackStarObama on Sat Sep 04, 2010 at 01:33:10 PM PDT

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