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Alyssa Rosenberg is the culture critic at ThinkProgress. She is a columnist for Slate's Double X, and a correspondent for The Atlantic. Her work appears at http://thinkprogress.org/alyssa/issue/.
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Alyssa Rosenberg explores how ABC’s “Scandal” mishandles women in Washington and female political power.
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