Sen. Carol Moseley Braun

Then-Democratic presidential candidate Carol Moseley Braun in 2003. i i

Then-Democratic presidential candidate Carol Moseley Braun in Chicago, Sept. 12, 2003. Tim Boyle/Getty Images hide caption

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Then-Democratic presidential candidate Carol Moseley Braun in 2003.

Then-Democratic presidential candidate Carol Moseley Braun in Chicago, Sept. 12, 2003.

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Only five African-Americans have been elected to the Senate. And only one was a woman: Carol Moseley Braun of Illinois.

Braun is the first and only African-American woman ever elected to the U.S. Senate and a former ambassador to New Zealand.

The former presidential candidate talks about whether women leaders are held to a higher standard, in part 2 of a series on women in leadership positions.

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