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Elizabeth Warren

A record number of women will be headed to the Capitol in 2013. Among them is Elizabeth Warren, who beat incumbent Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown in one of the most expensive races of the year. (Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Year in Review 2012: Female Fights

It's an odd notion, really, that a group making up a tad more than half

the American population needs its worth to be considered separately. However,

female accomplishments—and political imbroglios—certainly triggered feverish

online searches on Yahoo!.