Can The Gop Bridge The Gender Gap?

When House Republican leaders targeted the Small Business Committee for elimination, alarms went off at GOP headquarters. True, many of its functions could go to other panels. But party officials--sensitive to a gender gap among voters--feared they would send the wrong message by dumping the only House committee set to be headed by a woman, Jan Meyers of Kansas.

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