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Iraq's Female Candidates Got Advice from U.S. Politicians

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Iraq's Female Candidates Got Advice from U.S. Politicians

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Iraq's Female Candidates Got Advice from U.S. Politicians

Iraq's Female Candidates Got Advice from U.S. Politicians

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Under Iraq's interim constitution, at least a quarter of the 275 seats in the new National Assembly are reserved for women. Before the elections, 20 Iraqi women candidates met in Amman, Jordan, for a training session. They were joined by a group of four U.S. legislators. Hear NPR's Liane Hansen and Rep. Ellen Tauscher.