Want a Tax Break from the Senate? You'll Probably Have to Ask A Man

As committee assignments are doled out, women have little to show on two powerful panels that oversee finance and banking.

Ronald "Ron" Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon, left to right, Senator John Cornyn, a Republican from Texas, and Senator John "Johnny" Isakson, a Republican from Georgia, talk prior to a Senate Finance Committee hearing with Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), not pictured, in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Money is power, and in the U.S. Senate, both still belong to men.

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