Women senators weren’t allowed to wear trousers on the floor of the senate until 1993

Senator Barbara Mikulski led the “pantsuit rebellion” in 1993 and the law was subsequently changed

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women_and_trousers

http://exhibitions.globalfundforwomen.org/exhibitions/women-power-and-politics/elections/year-woman

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