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Senate President Pro Tempore, Sen. Louise Lucas, D-Portsmouth, recognizes a visitor in the gallery as she presides over the Senate at the Capitol, Monday Jan 27, 2020, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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January 27, 2020 - 4:13 pm
By SARAH RANKIN Associated Press Eds: UPDATES: With AP Photos. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia officially became the critical 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment on Monday, clearing the way for likely court fights over whether the measure can be added to the U.S. Constitution. State...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., prepares to be interviewed in the spin room Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, after a Democratic presidential primary debate. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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January 15, 2020 - 10:14 am
By ALEXANDRA JAFFE, STEVE PEOPLES and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Elizabeth Warren made a forceful case for a female president and stood behind her accusation suggesting sexism by progressive rival Bernie Sanders in a Democratic debate that raised gender as a key...
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Jeff Katz
December 17, 2019 - 2:47 pm
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said Monday that women who have signed non-disclosure agreements at Mike Bloomberg's company should be allowed to speak out, especially if they want to speak about Bloomberg allegedly creating a hostile work environment for women...
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Jeff Katz
November 14, 2019 - 11:24 am
Former Bush staffer and now ABC chief political analyst Matthew Dowd came under fire on social media on Wednesday following a tweet he posted criticizing Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) and accusing her of being elected just because she is a woman. In the now-deleted tweet, Dowd said, "Elise Stefanik is...
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October 18, 2019 - 10:13 am
By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The world's first female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, floating out of the International Space Station to fix a broken part of the power network. As NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir emerged...
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WRVA News
October 14, 2019 - 3:21 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The Virginia Women's Monument, the first of its kind at any state capitol, was unveiled today on State Capitol Grounds. Several Girl Scouts helped unveil seven statues, which will number twelve when the monument is fully realized. The monument, ten years in the...
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September 06, 2019 - 2:37 pm
By NOMAAN MERCHANT and VERÓNICA G. CÁRDENAS Associated Press MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Eight-and-a-half-months pregnant and experiencing contractions, an El Salvadoran woman who had crossed the Rio Grande and was apprehended by the Border Patrol was forced to go back to Mexico. Agents took her to...
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July 15, 2019 - 12:28 pm
By JONATHAN LEMIRE, CALVIN WOODWARD and JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the "broken and crime infested" countries they came from, ignoring the fact that...
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July 05, 2019 - 11:48 am
By ERRIN HAINES WHACK AP National Writer Democratic 2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren says that if elected president she would sign executive orders aimed at addressing the wage and employment leadership gap for women of color, punishing companies and contractors with historically poor records on...
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November 07, 2018 - 11:24 am
By JUANA SUMMERS and GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A record number of women were elected to the House on Tuesday, nearly two years after women spilled out into the streets of Washington and in cities across the country in defiance of the inauguration of President Donald Trump...
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