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With Sen. Hillary Clinton's expected appointment as secretary of state, women are at risk of seeing a decrease in their representation in the Senate -- and some are putting pressure on New York Gov. David Paterson to make sure that does not happen.

Caroline Kennedy, the 51-year-old daughter of President Kennedy, is the most prominent female contender who has expressed interest in becoming the junior senator from New York.

Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid threw his support behind Kennedy. Read full article »

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