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A Richmond police captain, a former first lady of Virginia and a nun are among the women who will be honored during a luncheon to mark Women's History Month.  (iStock / Getty Images Plus/Vitalii Abakumov)
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WRVA News
March 03, 2020 - 11:50 am
A Richmond police captain, a former first lady of Virginia and a nun are among the women who will be honored during a luncheon to mark Women's History Month. “Strong Voices: Celebrating the Power and Stories of Richmond Women” will be hosted by the Richmond Times-Dispatch on March 16.
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Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg waves after speaking at a campaign event, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
AP News
February 21, 2020 - 5:40 pm
By KATHLEEN RONAYNE The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Bloomberg said Friday he’d free three women from confidentiality agreements that bar them from speaking publicly about sexual harassment or discrimination suits filed against him over the last three decades. The billionaire former...
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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)
(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
AP News
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)
(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
AP News
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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AP News
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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AP News
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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