Girl Scout alumna, help solve gridlock

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For the second time in three years, America was brought to the brink of financial default by hyper-partisanship in Washington. Yet, even as the political divide between the leaders of the two parties in Congress widened, shutting down our government and threatening the stability of our economy, women from both sides of the aisle stepped into the breach, coming together to lead our nation toward a solution.

Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine, a Girl Scout alumna and the co-chair of our honorary Congressional Girl Scout troop called Troop Capitol Hill, was determined to lead through the gridlock. She was joined by her fellow Republicans and fellow Girl Scout alumnae Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, forming the core of a collaborative effort that would eventually include a bipartisan coalition of 14 senators, six of them female.

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/anna-maria-chavez/women-take-the-lead-on-the-worlds-biggest-stage_b_4115819.html