‘Historic’ Traffic Jam in Senate Women’s Bathroom

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After last week's election, a record twenty women will serve in the U.S. Senate. At the Washington Ideas Forum on Wednesday, Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar spoke of a separate, though related, historic moment. “For the first time, there was a traffic jam in the Senate women’s bathroom,” Klobuchar told the crowd at the Newseum. “There were five of us in there, and there are only two stalls.” Here comes the bathroom caucus!