REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi - U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) is applauded by fellow female members of the U.S. Senate after addressing the second session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina September 5, 2012.

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Senator Barbara Mikulski: Mentor, matriarch, movement maker

March 3, 2015, Marni Allen

At the commencement of Women’s History Month, Senator Barbara Mikulski’s decision not to seek a sixth term prompts us to reflect on the career of one of the most powerful female political figures in America. In this post, Marni Allen looks back at Senator Mikulski's historic career. 

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