The New Women of Congress

A historic number of women were sworn in to the 116th Congress this month. Of the record 127 women serving in Congress – 106 Democrats and 21 Republicans – there are many historic firsts among this diverse group of women, including a record number of women from different backgrounds, ideologies, religions and races.

In this week’s edition, we’ll learn more about the priorities of Congress’ newest members, their backgrounds and their plans for working together in a divided Congress. We’ll also hear advice on how these new members can work together to advance their priorities and address our nation’s most pressing challenges.