Today is the last day of women's history month. This year, two fantastic women senators will mark the ends of their historic Senate careers. Senators Barbara Boxer and Barbara Mikulski have served a collective 70 years in Congress. In those decades, they've established themselves as strong environmental champions.
Hear Mikulski above. When Mikulski began in the Senate in 1987, she was one of just two female senators in the 100th Congress
These women may not wear shiny red capes to work, but these days in Washington, their accomplishments qualify as superpowers.
“I think if we were in charge of the Senate and of the administration that we would have a budget deal by now,” Sen. Susan
Since women's political fate tends to be tied to the political fate of Democrats overall, next year's elections pose a very real threat to some of the most powerful pro-woman, pro-choice voices in Congress.
The event is being hosted by Peter Buttenwieser, a top Democratic donor who helped raise more than $500,000 for the Obama