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Posted by: Brittany Sims on May 7, 2014

Every female senator signed a letter to President Barack Obama calling for international sanctions against the terrorist group that abducted more than 200 girls in Nigeria last month, Roll Call reports. Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski, D-Maryland. and Susan Collins, R-Maine, led the group of women pressuring the administration to implore the U.N. Security Council to add Islamic militant group Boko Haram to its al-Qaida sanctions list. The Senate passed a resolution by voice vote yesterday afternoon condemning the kidnapping.