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Roll of money.

By Samantha Kimmey

WeNews correspondent

Monday, April 16, 2012

Super PAC Amasses Women’s Cash, Employs Mostly Men

Women donate the most to this Super PAC, but men get most of the payout in jobs.

(WOMENSENEWS)— One liberal-leaning super PAC is the exception to the rule that most of the new money flooding these elections is coming from men.

American Bridge 21st Century received 53 percent of its donations from women in the first quarter of 2012, the Center for Responsive Politics reported April 16. The super PAC received $865,000 from eight women; $759,000 from 13 men. 
 
Yet according to its own filing with the Federal Election Commission, American Bridge employs significantly more men than women. The committee paid salaries to 44 men but only 15 women in the first quarter of 2012.
 
That gender gap is taking a turn in the spotlight April 17 on Equal Pay Day

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