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Congress Gains More Female Veterans

The total number of veterans in Congress has steadily declined since the 1970s, when nearly three-fourths of lawmakers had served in the military. But while the overall number of veterans in Congress declined after Tuesday's election, the number of female veterans elected to Congress rose.   Democrat and Navy veteran Elaine Luria, who won a tight race in Virginia's 2nd Congressional District, said she viewed her government service as a continuation of her military...

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