This year, the U.S. Senate will be home to the most female senators in history. Four women were just elected, six reelected, making a total of 20 female senators in the 113th congressional session.
So who are these new ladies?
Claire McCaskill: Democratic Senator from Missouri and advocate for women’s health
Elizabeth Warren: The Harvard Law professor who drove out Republican Scott Brown in the Massachusetts Senate race after slamming him for voting against equal pay for equal work.
Tammy Baldwin: The Wisconsin senator and longtime congresswoman who is the first openly gay person in the senate.
Mazie Hirono: The Japan-born representative who is Hawaii’s first female Senator.
Those reelected include Maria Cantwell (Wash), Dianne Feinstein (Calif), Kirsten Gillibrand (NY), Amy Klobuchar (Minn), and Debbie Stabenow (Mich).
Ally | Elite.