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  • US House Debates Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization
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    House Session, Part 2

    The House considered the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, which expired in February 2019. The legislation contains funding for grants and programs to help domestic…

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  • House Passes Pay Equity Bill 242187
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    House Session

    The House approved a bill that amends a federal labor law to address pay discrimination based on gender. Members also began work on a resolution that opposes President Trump’s ban on…

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  • Democratic Womens Working Group Discusses the State of Women in the US
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    Democratic Women's Working Group on Women in the U.S.

    On the day of President Trump’s State of the Union address, Representative Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) and other members of the Democratic Women’s Working Group talked about the state of women…

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  • House Democrats Reintroduce Paycheck Fairness Act
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    House Democrats on Paycheck Fairness Act

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was joined by other House Democrats and equal pay activists to reintroduce the Paycheck Fairness Act, ten years after the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay…

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  • Democrats Speak After Walking Out of Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
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    Senate and House Democrats on Brett Kavanaugh Nomination

    Senate and House Democrats spoke to reporters after they walked out a Judiciary Committee hearing where Republicans rejected their motion to call Mark Judge to testify on Professor Christine…

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House passed two bills concerning health care costs. One expands health savings accounts. The other expands access to low-premium health insurance plans.

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House worked on a six-year Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill.

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  • Hearing Focuses on Combating Sexual Harassment in Service Sector
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    Sexual Harassment in the Service Sector

    The Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues held a hearing on combating sexual harassment in the hotel, service, and airline industries. Employees and advocates from those industries shared…

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  • US House Set to Adjourn as Government Funding Deadline Approaches
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    House Session

    The House passed a bill requiring doctors and health practitioners to provide medical care to an infant born alive during a failed abortion.

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  • Democratic Women Lawmakers Call for Bipartisan CHIP Reauthorization
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    Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and members of the Democratic Women’s Working Group held a news conference to push for reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program…

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  • House Democrats Call for Investigation of Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against President
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    House Democrats on Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against President

    Democratic Representatives Lois Frankel (FL), Brenda Lawrence (MI), and Jackie Speier (CA), who lead the Democratic Women’s Working Group, held a press conference calling for an…

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  • US House Passes AntiSexual Harassment Resolution on Voice Vote
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    House Session

    The House debated and passed a resolution requiring all members and staff to complete mandatory anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training during each session of Congress. Lawmakers…

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  • US House Debates Abortion Ban Bill
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    House Session

    The House passed a bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks with the exceptions of rape, incest against minors, and saving the life of the mother. Members also considered several other measures,…

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  • Democrats Criticize Secretary DeVos Approach to Campus Sexual Assault
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    Campus Sexual Assault

    Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other members of the Democratic Women’s Working Group held a press conference expressing their disapproval of an Education Department official’s remarks regarding…

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  • Congressional Democrats Tell President Stop the Disrespect on Twitter
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    Congressional Democrats on President Trump's Tweets

    House Democratic women reacted to President Trump’s Twitter attack against MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski that morning.

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House passed several bills dealing with veterans and child protection.

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House debated and passed several bills, including one that would impose new sanctions on those who do business with or provide financing to the Syrian government. Several Democratic members…

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  • United Airlines CEO Apologizes for Breach of Trust
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    Airline Customer Service

    Airline industry executives, including United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz, testified at a hearing on customer service concerns following recent incidents on domestic flights. Members asked…

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House approved a bill allowing employers to offer compensatory time off instead of overtime pay. Members also debated a North Korea sanctions bill.

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House passed bills under suspension of the rules related to the veterans' health, businesses that self insure employees, and separate bankruptcy proceedings for banks and large…

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