Learn 75 vocabulary words from today's Daily SAT-ACT Reader featuring three articles about women in Congress.
1. More Women, but Not Nearly Enough
The New York Times, 11/8/2012
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 25
The Congress that convenes in January will include a record number of women: 20 senators and at least 81 representatives. Read more about this historic achievement and learn vocabulary words like catapult, caucuses, consensus, convene, delegate, ideology, integrate, parity, quiescent, rhetoric, and vanguard.
2. Fiery consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren beats Scott Brown in Massachusetts Senate race
The Boston Globe, 11/7/2012
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 31
Democrat Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard Law professor who promised to battle for a struggling middle class, defeated incumbent Republican Scott Brown in the most expensive Senate race in the country. Read more and learn vocabulary words like anointed, belligerent, conciliatory, euphoria, jubilant, maneuver, polarized, predatory, quipped, referendum, and revelation.
3. Tammy Baldwin's Senate victory a milestone for gay issues
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11/7/2012
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 19
In Wisconsin, Tammy Baldwin won her election to become the nation's first openly gay U.S. senator. Read more and learn vocabulary words like advocates, cite, civil, controversial, discriminate, foster, invalidate, liberal, milestone, orientation, referendum, successive, and widespread.
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