Why did you continue to lobby Congress for woman’s suffrage?
I had some good friends in Congress, and by setting up in the Riggs Hotel, near Capitol Hill, I could help them press the point. The Washington Star newspaper commented on my arrival. “Miss Anthony is now at the capital, ready for the annual agitation before Congress of the proposed Sixteenth Amendment to the Constitution.” And I have to blush at what else they said about me: “She is one of the most remarkable women of the world.” I didn’t intend to be “remarkable.” I was willing, and able, to do whatever I could to achieve equality and the vote for women.
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