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Female lawmakers support 'Day Without Women' -- but won't skip their votes

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- As many women go on strike around the world Wednesday, some female lawmakers in Congress are standing with them in support.

But they're not taking the day off.

"I certainly admire this as an opportunity to remind people how important women are to our society," said Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-New Hampshire. "But I will be here working."

"There's so much mischief going on in this Congress with the Republicans, we dare not turn our backs," quipped Rep. Lois Franke

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