Score Another for Anita Hill

Senate challenger Lynn Yeakel is an upset winner in Pennsylvania

IN A YEAR WHEN AMERICANS ARE KEEN TO THROW the insiders out and vote the outsiders in, women candidates continue to find uncommon success at the ballot box. Last week Pennsylvania Democrats tapped Lynn Yeakel, 50, a Main Line matron with no experience in elected office, to run against Republican Senator Arlen Specter in November. Yeakel, who founded Women's Way, a coalition of charities that raised nearly $2 million last year for a variety of women's causes, jumped into the race after watching the all-male Senate Judiciary Committee grill Anita Hill. "I looked at those 14 men," she said, "and I...

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