The Common Good

Women Senators Prove Collaboration Is Better than Conflict

A group of female senators came to the rescue in Washington last week, helping forge a bipartisan compromise that ended the budget crisis. How did they do it? “We like each other,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar told Time. “We work well together and we look for common ground."

This instance reaffirms women's leadership, and also helps illustrate how far we need to go: of 100 senators, only 20 are women.

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