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  • Womens Economic Agenda
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    Women's Economic Agenda

    Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD) held a forum on women’s economic agenda in her district at the First Baptist Church of Glenarden. Three women from the district told their personal…

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  • Tribute to Senators Snowe and Hutchison
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    Tribute to Senators Snowe and Hutchison

    Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) paid tribute to retiring Senators Olympia Snowe (R-ME) and Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX). Senator Hutchison responded to her remarks. Topics included the role…

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  • Womens Health Care Coverage
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    Women's Health Care Coverage

    Senator Barb Mikulski (D-MD), Secretary Sebelius, and other members of Congress spoke to reporters about new health care coverage that guarantees women will receive, at no cost, an annual…

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  • Reception Honoring Senator Barbara Mikulski
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    Reception Honoring Senator Barbara Mikulski

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-MD) was recognized as the longest-serving woman in the history of the U.S. Congress. Senator Mikulski became the longest-serving woman in U.S. Senate history…

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  • Feminist Majority Foundation Panel on Womens Vote in 2012
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    Feminist Majority Foundation Panel on Women's Vote in 2012

    Participants spoke about issues important to women in the 2012 election including women’s reproductive rights and a review of ballot measures affecting women. The Feminist Majority…

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  • Senator Barbara Mikulski Tribute
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    Senator Barbara Mikulski Tribute

    Senators gave tributes to Senator Barbara Mikulski( D-MD), who became the longest-serving woman in Congress.

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  • Women Airforce Service Pilots Gold Medal Ceremony
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    Women Airforce Service Pilots Gold Medal Ceremony

    Members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) received the Congressional Gold Medal for their service in World War II. The corps of female pilots was created in 1942 to fly military…

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  • Celebration of Democratic Women
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    Celebration of Democratic Women

    A reception was held to celebrate the power of women and the 88th anniversary of women’s suffrage. Prominent elected women talked about the work of EMILY’s List, a political action committee (PAC) that…

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  • Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection
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    Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection

    President Bush signed H.R. 1132, The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program Reauthorization Act. The bill subsidizes breast and cervical cancer screenings for poor and…

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  • Education Issues
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    Education Issues

    Witnesses testified on the thirtieth anniversary of Title IX, an amendment to the 1964 Civil Rights Act barring discrimination based on gender in public education. Among the issues they addressed were…

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  • Mammography Guidelines
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    Mammography Guidelines

    Breast cancer experts testified about mammography guidelines, including when and how often women should receive mammograms. Topics included early detection, public knowledge, treatment, and…

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  • Future of Afghan Women
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    Future of Afghan Women

    Senators and participants talked about the treatment of women in Afghanistan and heard from Afghan women in exile in the U.S. The women talked about their history and what role the…

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  • Working Women Conference
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    Working Women Conference

    Speakers at this AFL-CIO conference talked about issues that affect working women such as globalization, proposed legislation to expand NAFTA, and abuses in the garment industry. The…

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  • Womens Issues
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    Women's Issues

    Following prepared remarks about a variety of women’s issues, Senator Milulski answered questions from the audience.

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  • Mobilize for Womens Lives Rally Part 1
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    Mobilize for Women's Lives Rally, Part 1

    The “Mobilized for Women’s Lives” abortion-rights Rally was held at the Lincoln Memorial. The Rally was sponsored by the National Organization for Women. Numerous entertainers and elected…

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  • Political Leadership Awards Dinner
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    Political Leadership Awards Dinner

    The International Institute for Women’s Political Leadership held its First Annual Gala

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  • NOW Rally Womens LivesWomens Equality
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    N.O.W. Rally: Women's Lives/Women's Equality

    Women’s Lives Women’s Equality Rally organized by the National Organization for Women took place on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol.

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