The Digital Journalist
© Melina Mara
After a press conference introducing legislation to allow widows of veterans who choose to remarry after the age of 55 to continue receiving benefits, senior Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), left, and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY), rear center, speak to widows denied those benefits under current law. Women in Congress and at the state legislative level have a long history of working across the aisle around common interests. (January 2003)