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Republicans have made strides in electing women over the past decade -- hard-fought milestones reached after outside groups began playing a larger role in primaries. Long-term hurdles remain, however, for GOP women, who are far from reaching parity with Democrats. Thirty-three of them will serve in the House this term, compared with 91 Democratic women. ...
Republicans have walked back a more than decade-long ban on smoking in the Capitol, established under former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in 2007. ...

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