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May 10th, 2009
09:29 AM ET

Mothers as breadwinners

In Washington there's a small, but growing caucus on Capitol Hill. Mom's who are juggling the demands of daycare and diapers with committee meetings and votes.

CNN's Dana Bash and Fredricka Whitfield explore mothers as breadwinners.

The Capitol Hill Moms and many across the country may be getting an extra "Thank you" from their families on mother's day. The reason? The recession.

According to the labor department, more women than men are holding onto their jobs. But why?

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