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    Democracy and Women's Rights

    The National Constitution Center and the National Women’s History Project celebrated the 85th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote, with a two-day event titled “Women Win…

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    Campaign 2008 and Women

    Martha Burk talked about the importance of women in electoral politics, how women might vote in the 2008 elections, and what candidates must do to earn their votes. Ms. Burk responded to…

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    Women in Politics

    Representatives from various women’s and research organizations talked to reporters about a poll on the voting patterns of women and on women candidates in the 2006 midterm elections. They…

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    Roberts Confirmation Hearing Reactions

    A compilation of reactions to testimony in confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts to replace Chief Justice Rehnquist on the Supreme Court was shown. Committee members and…

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    Justice for Women and Changes in the Supreme Court

    The National Capital Chapter of the Older Women’s League hosted a discussion on the impact of changes in the United States Supreme Court on women. Leaders from several women’s groups spoke about…

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    Breast Implant Regulation

    Consumer advocates spoke to reporters about the safety of silicone breast implants and call for improved approval processes by the Food and Drug Administration. They called for a…

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    Budget and Tax Policy

    The National Council of Women’s Organizations held a forum on budget and tax policy and how fiscal policy affected women and families. Among the topics they addressed were the state of the…

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    Women's Voting Patterns

    National women’s leaders joined pollster Celinda Lake to release an independent omnibus election poll that shed new light on the priorities and values that drove women voters in the 2004…

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