Duckworth tweets photo of female senators showing up first for committee quorum: 'Women getting it done!'
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Sen. Tammy DuckworthLadda (Tammy) Tammy DuckworthABC's Whoopi Goldberg to headline Biden fundraiser with Sen. Tammy Duckworth House Democrat to introduce legislation allowing governors to extend National Guard deployments The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Mnuchin, Powell: Economy may need more boost; Trump defends malaria drug MORE (D-Ill.) tweeted a photo Wednesday celebrating a group of female senators showing up first for a committee quorum.

"Guess who were the first Senators to show up for Senate Armed Services Committee quorum?" Duckworth asked on Twitter.


The number of women in Congress hit a record high this year, with 127 female lawmakers.

A quarter of the Senate is now constituted by women. Seventeen of those 25 are Democrats and eight are Republicans.

There are eight female members on the Senate Armed Services Committee.