Elle' unveils its '10 Most Powerful Women in D.C.'

"Elle" has released its “10 Most Powerful Women in D.C.," which includes elected leaders, media moguls and those who run the show behind the scenes.
 

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The list includes Secretary of Commerce Penny PritzkerPenny PritzkerICANN is already under foreign government influence: the proof is in the pudding Obama administration officials ramp up push for Pacific pact Overnight Cybersecurity: FBI probes possible hack of Dems' phones | Trump's '400-pound hacker' | Pressure builds on Yahoo | Poll trolls run wild MORE, Sen. Susan CollinsSusan CollinsElection-year politics: Senate Dems shun GOP vulnerables Swing-state Republicans play up efforts for gun control laws Reid knocks GOP on gun 'terror loophole' after attacks MORE (R-Maine) and Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardSaudi skeptics gain strength in Congress Lawmakers seek answers on Pentagon employees' casino, strip club charges Man arrested for allegedly threatening Hawaii Dems MORE (D-Hawaii).
 
“It’s good Congress is changing to be more representative of America,” Gabbard told "Elle." She’s the youngest female lawmaker on Capitol Hill as well as the first Hindu member of Congress.
 
If there were as many women Republicans in Congress as there are female Democrats, “There would be a better balance and more people in the center,” said Collins.“We don’t think alike, but we do bring a different life experience and perspective. We tend to be more collaborative and problem solving.”
 
Capricia Marshall, the Ambassador-in-Residence at the Atlantic Council, is also featured on the list. She said that Hillary Clinton should run for president: “Woman or man, we have not had a person as qualified as her, in terms of engagement with the world. There’s no one like her.”