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How Nasty Women Plan to Make the Difference Needed to Get to 2020

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Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions Advised Trump on Selecting VP Mike Pence

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Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions has been chosen by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next U.S. Attorney General and his nomination is being publicly contested. ...
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Sen. Murray Elected Assistant Democratic Leader, Expands Leadership Role in Next Congress

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U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) was elected by the Democratic caucus to serve as Assistant Democratic Leader, the third-ranking position in Senate Democratic leadership. ...
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DelBene: The Fight for Women’s Equality Is Not Over

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Congresswoman Suzan DelBene visited Ada Developers Academy, a training program for women who want to become software developers. ...
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DelBene: Fighting to Protect Women’s Privacy at Work

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As women continue to face workplace discrimination when they become pregnant or try to conceive, it’s vital their privacy is protected Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) introduced the Birth ...
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Baldwin, DelBene Resolve to Name June 26 ‘LGBT Equality Day’

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During the past two decades, the U.S. Supreme Court has issued three different landmark rulings on the 26th of June that helped eliminate LGBT discrimination. ...
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Four Million Americans Affected by SCOTUS’ Split Decision Overturning Immigration Reform

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The decision impacts more than four million undocumented immigrants and their families, and nearly 79,000 people in Washington state. ...
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Congresswoman Suzan DelBene to Receive Seattle Women’s Pride Crusader Award

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene at SCOTUS
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U.S. Representative Suzan DelBene (WA-1) will receive the Seattle Women's Pride Crusader Award on Saturday, June 18, 2016. ...
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DelBene Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act

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The Equality Act is a comprehensive bill that aims to end discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Americans. ...
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Pramila Jayapal: Portrait of A Woman In Charge

Senator Pramila Jayapal poses with her campaign poster inside her office in downtown Seattle. Photo: Elizabeth Alvarado
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Jayapal (D-Seattle) is campaigning to take the House of Representatives seat that Jim McDermott, who has announced his retirement, has held since 1989. ...
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