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There may be more women in Congress, but sometimes there's not much change in the atmosphere. As Dianne Feinstein found out when a former CIA/NSA chief called the senator "emotional". Except she wasn't: 
http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/politicsnow/la-pn-emotional-dianne-feinstein-cia-20140407,0,3852486.story#axzz2yFZGw9uK
It's not the first time gender words have been thrown at women politicians
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Re-upping from earlier this week, when I couldn't resist writing a piece that included Kentucky basketball, pig castration and politicians in handcuffs:
http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/politicsnow/la-pn-this-week-in-politics-analysis-20140326,0,2260106.story
It’s only Thursday, but this week in politics already has offered more than a few reminders of the basic rules. To wit:
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Will the 2016 presidential campaign feel like '92, minus the shoulder pads? Seemed like that this week, with all the talk of the Clinton scandals...
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Like him or not, Jerry Brown is hands down the most complicated politician on the scene. In light of talk of a fourth presidential bid in 2016, a look at the first three: Brown as angry scourge and, at the same time, father confessor to the dispossessed:

http://www.latimes.com/nation/politics/politicsnow/la-pn-jerry-brown-presidential-analysis-20131218,0,5072267.story#axzz2nqPM5WUp
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