It's a puzzle: Why isn't Iowa electing women?, USA

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It's a puzzle: Why isn't Iowa electing women?, USA

Iowa — It was among the first states to legalize gay marriage and served as the 2008 campaign liftoff site for the first black president, but in other arenas Iowa isn't quite so progressive – it's also one of just two states to never elect a woman governor or member of Congress. The other is Mississippi, a fact that causes a certain amount of handwringing among Iowa's political classes.

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