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Sens. Murray, Booker Renew Efforts to End Dangerous, Fraudulent ‘Conversion Therapy’

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Politics Health
This bill would clarify that providing “conversion therapy” to any person in exchange for monetary compensation, or advertising such services, is an unfair and deceptive act or practice. ...
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Senate Democrats Call on GOP to Abort Attack on Planned Parenthood

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U.S. Senator Patty Murray criticized Republicans after they announced the reconciliation bill dismantling the ACA would also defund Planned Parenthood. ...
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Washington Electoral College to Gather at Noon Dec. 19 to Award Presidential Votes

A joint session of Congress meets to count the Electoral College vote from the 2008 presidential election the House Chamber in the U.S. Capitol January 8, 2009 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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The 32nd Washington Electoral College convenes at the state Capitol at high noon on Dec. 19, taking part in a time-honored ritual of awarding the state’s electoral votes for president and vice president. ...
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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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New Online Resource Provides Voters with Candidate Information on LGBT, HIV, Health Issues

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Past and current positions on health equity issues were compiled from official campaign statements, party platforms, interviews and articles, and records as public servants or public figures. ...
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Washington Conservation Voters Endorses Tina Podlodowski for Washington Secretary of State

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Washington Conservation Voters announced Friday the sole endorsement of Tina Podlodowski, Democrat for Secretary of State. ...
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Gallup: Trump and Clinton Supporters Lead in Enthusiasm

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Hillary Clinton's supporters are more enthusiastic than Sen. Bernie Sanders' supporters, 54 percent vs. 44 percent. ...
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Murray Introduces Bill to Increase Opportunity for Women and Minorities in STEM

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The Women and Minorities in STEM Booster Act would provide support to increase the number of women and minorities entering STEM fields. ...
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Clinton, Sanders Face Off in Democratic Debate on MSNBC

Democratic presidential candidates, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, left, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. talk over each other during the democratic presidential primary debate at the Gaillard Center, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)
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Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow will be moderating the event, which will take place at the University of New Hampshire in Durham at 9 p.m. Eastern. ...
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Satisfaction with Acceptance of Gays in U.S. at New High, Study

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A new high of 60 percent of Americans say they are satisfied with the acceptance of gays and lesbians in the U.S. - up from 53 percent in 2014 and 2015. ...
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