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  • Washington Journal Anthea Hartig Discusses Womens Suffrage  19th Amendments Centennial
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    Anthea Hartig on Women's Suffrage and 19th Amendment's Centennial

    In commemoration of the 19th Amendment’s centennial, Smithsonian National Museum of American History director Anthea Hartig took questions about the long campaign to win women the vote, the struggle…

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  • Constitutional Role of Congress
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    Constitutional Role of Congress

    The House Select Modernization of Congress Committee held a hearing to discuss Congress' constitutional role as a co-equal branch of government. During the hearing, a panel of experts…

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  • Role of Men in the Womens Suffrage Movement
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    Role of Men in the Women's Suffrage Movement

    Three authors explored the role of men in the women’s suffrage movement and the reasons why men supported the 19th Amendment. This National Archives event was one of a series associated with their…

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  • Votes for Women Exhibit Part 2
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    "Votes for Women" Exhibit, Part 2

    Historian Kate Clarke Lemay gave a guided tour of a National Portrait Gallery exhibit marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment. Starting with the 1913 suffrage parade in Washington,…

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  • Rightfully Hers American Women and the Vote Exhibit
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    "Rightfully Hers, American Women and the Vote" Exhibit

    Curator Corinne Porter gave American History TV a guided tour of a National Archives exhibit marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which guarantees women the right to vote.

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  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Centennial of Womens Right to Vote
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    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Centennial of Women's Right to Vote

    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discussed the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote. Judge M. Margaret McKeown of…

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  • Washington Journal Inez Stepman Discusses Efforts to Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment
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    Inez Stepman on Efforts to Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

    Independent Women’s Forum’s Inez Stepman discussed efforts to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. The Equal Rights Amendment is a proposed amendment to the Constitution designed to guarantee…

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  • Equal Rights Amendment Deadline Removal
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    Equal Rights Amendment Deadline Removal

    The House in a 232-183 vote passed a resolution to remove the deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Congress approved the ERA in 1972.…

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  • Democratic Senators Speak After Approval of Iran War Powers Resolution
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    Senate Democrats on Iran War Powers Resolution

    Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other Democratic senators held a news conference shortly after the 55-45 passage of the Iran War Powers Resolution. Senator Schumer told reporters that it was a “rare…

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  • Senator Risch on Iran War Powers Resolution
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    Senator Risch on Iran War Powers Resolution

    Foreign Relations Committee Chair Jim Risch (R-ID) came to the Senate floor to speak on his opposition to the Iran War Powers Resolution prior to the vote on final passage.

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  • Senators Kaine Murray and Thune on Iran War Powers Resolution
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    Senators Kaine, Murray, and Thune on Iran War Powers Resolution

    After paying tribute to a U.S. service member recently killed in action, Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) spoke at length on the chamber floor about his proposal to limit the use of U.S. military force…

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  • Senator Inhofe on Iran War Powers Resolution
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    Senator Inhofe on Iran War Powers Resolution

    Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) came to the chamber floor to express his opposition to the Iran War Powers Resolution, saying it would tie the president’s hands.

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  • Senators Schumer and Menendez on Iran
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    Senators Schumer and Menendez on Iran

    Minority Leader Schumer (D-NY) spoke on the chamber floor of his support for the Iran War Powers Resolution before questioning the appropriateness of Presidennt Trump tweeting about the…

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  • Senator Cornyn on Iran War Powers Resolution
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    Senator Cornyn on Iran War Powers Resolution

    Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) spoke on the chamber floor about his opposition to the Iran War Powers Resolution, saying that he believes President Trump was within his authority…

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  • Senator Cardin on Iran War Powers Resolution
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    Senator Cardin on Iran War Powers Resolution

    Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) spoke on the chamber floor about his support for the Iran War Powers Resolution, saying President Trump’s strike against Iranian General Soleimani violated all…

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  • Senator Blumenthal on Iran War Powers Resolution
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    Senator Blumenthal on Iran War Powers Resolution

    Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) came to the chamber floor to express his support for the Iran War Powers Resolution introduced by Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA).

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  • Senator Coons on Iran War Powers Resolution
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    Senator Coons on Iran War Powers Resolution

    Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) spoke on the chamber floor about his support for the Iran War Powers Resolution, saying Congress alone has the power to declare war. He cited instances when the…

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  • Senator Udall on Iran War Powers Resolution
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    Senator Udall on Iran War Powers Resolution

    Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) spoke on the chamber floor about his support for the Iran War Powers Resolution, saying Congress alone has the power to declare war.

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  • Senator Graham on Iran War Powers Resolution
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    Senator Graham on Iran War Powers Resolution

    Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) spoke on the chamber floor about his opposition to the Iran War Powers Resolution, saying that he believes the president should have maximum flexibility when…

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  • Senator Kaine Holds News Conference on War Powers Resolution
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    Senators Kaine, Durbin, Lee, and Collins on War Powers Resolution

    A bipartisan group of senators held a news conference in support of a resolution to limit the president’s use of military force against Iran. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA), Dick Durbin (D-IL),…

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