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House Speaker Paul Ryan Retiring in January, Will Not Seek Reelection

Politics
In a move that came less than 48 hours after an FBI raid at Donald Trump's personal lawyer's office, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced his plan to not seek reelection in November. ...
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Reps Macri and McBride’s Message for Women: Run

Nicole Macri
Politics Editorial
Research shows that before a woman will run for office, she must be asked seven times. Consider this 26 requests - one from each of us. ...
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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
Politics Local
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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Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Prohibit LGBT Discrimination During Jury Selection

Supreme Court of the United States
Top News Politics
The Jury ACCESS Act would amend federal statute to prohibit the practice of striking jurors in federal courts for sexual orientation or gender identity. ...
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Victory Congressional Fellow Becomes Sole Transgender Staffer in U.S. House

Top News Politics
The appointment for the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus makes Panico the only openly transgender person working in the U.S. House of Representatives. ...
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Senate Passes the Violence Against Women Act

Top News Politics National
The United States Senate passed the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA) by a vote of 78-22 Tuesday. ...
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