"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 Sue PritzkerTrump transportation chief to join Biden for jobs event DeVos should ‘persist’ despite liberal opposition Indiana teachers hold sit-in to demand Young recuse himself from DeVos vote MORE, Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsOvernight Health Care: 3.6M signed up for ObamaCare in first month | Ryan pledges 'entitlement reform' next year | Dems push for more money to fight opioids Study: ObamaCare bills backed by Collins would lower premiums Right scrambles GOP budget strategy MORE (R-Maine) and Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardTulsi Gabbard is no snowflake Texas shooting puts scrutiny on military's criminal reporting system Overnight Defense: Details on 2 billion compromise defense bill | Space Corps dropped from bill | Mattis requests probe into Texas shooter's records 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.”