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Politics

Photo: U.S. Women's National Soccer Team

Sen. Patty Murray cited how the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, and women across the country, are paid less than their male counterparts - even after winning Olympic gold. ...
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Two students at Mount Erie Elementary School celebrate after voting in the mock election.

Bernie Sanders gathered 70.6 percent of the students’ votes to easily defeat fellow Democrat Hillary Clinton, who took in 29.4 percent. ...
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DOJ filed a complaint against the state of North Carolina, the University of North Carolina and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety alleging discrimination against transgender individuals. ...
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Nearly 130,000 students have voted in Washington’s annual Mock Election each fall since 2004. ...
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Equality California Photo

AB 1732 would enact the most progressive statewide restroom access policy in the nation, requiring all single-occupancy restrooms to be available to everyone. ...
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I identity solely as a lesbian, so I can only imagine what this bill means for transgender people. My heart hurts for every single one of them. ...
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HB2 has eliminated existing municipal non-discrimination protections for LGBT people and prevents such protections from being passed by cities in the future. ...
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Just who are these 700-plus party officeholders and insiders who automatically get delegate spots at July’s convention and can vote for whomever they want? ...
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Suzan DelBene/Ellen M. Banner/The Seattle Times

The Equality Act is a comprehensive bill that aims to end discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans. ...
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Washington Won't Discriminate

Law enforcement, clergy, businesses leaders, transgender Washingtonians families and others launched the No on I-1515 campaign Thursday. ...
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