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International
Under the guise of passing domestic partnership benefits, the bill seeks to strip loving same-sex Bermudan couples of the right to marry. The effort is being led by the Progressive Labour Party, which took power in July. ...
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Politics
U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Patty Murray (D-WA), joined by 18 of their colleagues, wrote letters to the DOJ and HHS urging the departments to ensure that key programs designed to serve homeless youth and children who are the victims of sexual exploitation and trafficking, continue to focus on the needs of LGBTQ youth. ...
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Senator Gayle Goldin (left) attends a bill signing with Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo (center).
Editorial Politics
As a Rhode Island state senator, I know I’m already judged by the clothes I wear, the tone of my voice, and whether I'm likable enough. I'm expected to be a fierce champion and a team player—all while wearing lipstick and nice shoes. ...
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Senator Patty Murray
Politics
Tuesday, U.S. Senator Patty Murray spoke on the Senate floor to lay out her deep and continuing concerns with a number of President Trump’s cabinet nominees. ...
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Politics
The following information was prepared by representatives of NARAL Pro-Choice America. ...
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Photo: U.S. Women's National Soccer Team
Politics
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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Senator Pramila Jayapal poses with her campaign poster inside her office in downtown Seattle. Photo: Elizabeth Alvarado
Local Politics
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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U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team
Politics
"Think about the message the wage gap sends to young girls who see women valued less than men for doing the same work – and in the case of the women’s soccer team – doing it so much better!" Murray said. ...
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President Obama and Vice President Biden stand with Judge Merrick B. Garland as he is nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday at the White House Rose Garden. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Politics
Tuesday Lambda Legal released the results of its review of Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland’s judicial record. ...
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Zika Alert
Health
Murray highlighted the need to educate health care providers and families about the Zika virus, as well as improve health care services for low-income women. ...
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