"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 PritzkerMichelle Obama officiated Chicago wedding: report Election Countdown: Trump plans ambitious travel schedule for midterms | Republicans blast strategy for keeping House | Poll shows Menendez race tightening | Cook Report shifts Duncan Hunter's seat after indictment Former Obama officials launch advocacy group aimed at Trump's foreign policy MORE, Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsSusan Collins and the mob mentality Graham: I hope Dems 'get their ass kicked' for conduct around Kavanaugh St. Lawrence alumni, faculty want honorary degree for Collins revoked MORE (R-Maine) and Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardThe importance of advancing the U.S.-India partnership House lawmakers introduce bill to end US support in Yemen civil war Congress just failed our nation’s veterans when it comes to medical marijuana 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.”