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If Women Ruled the World

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Diane Sawyer interviewed female senators that make up the 20 record-breaking women in the 113th congress. The interview will air in early 2013  [Photo: ABC News].

Maine Republican Susan Collins and 18 other members of the United States Senate gathered for a kind of celebratory interview the other day.

Maine Candidate: Don't Assume Party Affiliation

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Angus King is running for the Senate on a campaign pledge to tell voters how he will vote right after they elect him in November. The independent candidate, a popular former governor, is the front-runner in the open race for the seat held by retiring GOP Sen. Olympia Snowe. He is running a campaign on a platform of changing Congress and resisting partisanship, which is complicated by the fact that senators must align with a party to receive committee assignments and determine control of the chamber.