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  1. 23andMe's DNA kit offer for reuniting migrant families...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    Anne Wojcicki, co-founder and CEO of 23andMe, has offered her company's DNA testing kits to help reunite migrant families. Anne Wojcicki, co-founder and CEO of 23andMe, has offered her company's DNA testing kits to help reunite migrant families.

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  2. Escalating family separation outrage prompts another large Congressional visit to the RGVRead the original story

    Monday Jun 18 | Valley Morning Star

    More than 25 members of Congress are expected to visit the Rio Grande Valley this weekend as President Trump's "zero-tolerance" policy continues to separate immigrant families who cross the United States-Mexico border unlawfully.

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  3. Swalwell introduces Duty to Report ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Pleasanton Weekly

    U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell introduced the Duty to Report Act last Thursday, aiming to curb foreign interference in elections, he said. Last week, Rep. Eric Swalwell introduced legislation that would require federal candidates to report receiving any private, significant information about opponents from a foreign power.

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  4. Facebook's public relations chief to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: Facebook Vice President of communications and public policy Elliot Schrage departs after a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S., October 12, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan/File Photo Schrage will stay on as an adviser to Facebook while his successor is chosen and later to assist with special projects, the company said in a statement.

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  5. Illinois, which buried ERA decades ago, now its darlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | SFGate

    In this June 3, 1982 file photo, a group of feminists chained themselves together outside the Illinois Senate chambers in Springfield, Ill., to show support for the ratification of the ERA The women chanted and held their hands in the shape of a womb to symbolize womanhood. Illinois for decades remained the only industrial northern state not to ratify the federal Equal Rights Amendment.

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  6. Lowenthal, Markey introduce legislation affirming U.S. commitment to international LGBTI rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Signal Tribune

    Seeking to build on the United States' fight for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex equality to be a foreign policy priority both at home and abroad, Congressman Alan Lowenthal and Senator Edward Markey , have simultaneously introduced the International Human Rights Defense Act of 2018 in the House and Senate. "It is part of our duty as a nation built on the concept of equality, that we do what we can to enforce the precept that all people are entitled to the same set of basic human rights," Lowenthal said.

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  7. ERA Can't Get a Hearing, So Maloney Holds Her OwnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Roll Call

    From left, Carol Jenkins, of the Equal Rights Amendment Task Force, actress Alyssa Milano, and Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., attend a news conference at the House Triangle on the need to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney is sick of not being able to get a hearing on ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment so she hosted her own on Wednesday.

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  8. He went AWOL after being sexually assaulted. After 30 years,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The first time Heath Phillips told his superiors that he had been sexually assaulted, he was called a liar and a homesick mama's boy. It was 1988 and Phillips, then 17, had just joined the Navy.

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  9. Alyssa Milano To Join Rep. Maloney, Rep. Speier, ERA Coalition to Call for Equal Rights AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On Wednesday, June 6, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney , lead House sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment , will gather with Congresswoman Jackie Speier , actress and activist Alyssa Milano, the ERA Coalition, and women's rights advocates at 1pm at the U.S. Capitol House Triangle to address the urgent need to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment . Later on Wednesday, Rep. Maloney will host a shadow hearing on the same subject from 3-5pm in 2247 Rayburn House Office Building and will be joined by other members, including Rep. Speier.

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  10. Senate's sexual harassment reform bill hits resistance in HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | UPI

    House lawmakers expressed concern Friday about the Senate's version of a reform bill that would change how Congress handles sexual harassment complaints. Critics of the bill, introduced Wednesday by Sens. Roy Blunt , R-Mo., and Amy Klobuchar , D-Minn., say it doesn't do enough to support victims.

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  11. Senate passes long-stalled bill to address sexual harassment on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | WPMT-TV York

    The Senate has passed its long-stalled legislation that would overhaul how sexual harassment complaints are made and handled on Capitol Hill and would hold members of Congress personally responsible for paying such settlements out of their own pockets. The legislation moved forward following a deal reached by Missouri Republican Sen. Roy Blunt and Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar and praised by leaders of both parties in the Senate.

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  12. Senate approves sexual harassment bill for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | The Columbian

    The Senate gave swift approval Thursday to a bill that revamps the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill. "We are completely overhauling the sexual harassment policies of the Congress," she said of the bill, crafted with Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo.

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  13. Senate approves sexual harassment bill covering CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Stars and Stripes

    The Senate gave swift approval Thursday to a bill that revamps the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill. "We are completely overhauling the sexual harassment policies of the Congress," she said of the bill, crafted with Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo.

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  14. Senate Approves Bill to Address Capitol Hill Sexual HarassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Voice of America

    Reps. Bradley Byrne, R-Ala., and Jackie Speier, D-Calif., shake hands before a House Administration Committee hearing on preventing sexual harassment in the congressional workplace on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 14, 2017. The House passed legislation on the matter in February 2018, and now that bill will have to be reconciled with Senate legislation.

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  15. Senate passes stalled sexual harassment billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | WPTV Local News

    The Senate has passed its long-stalled legislation that would overhaul how sexual harassment complaints are made and handled on Capitol Hill and would hold members of Congress personally responsible for paying such settlements out of their own pockets. The legislation moved forward following a deal reached by Missouri Republican Sen. Roy Blunt and Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar, and praised by leaders of both parties in the Senate.

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  16. Trump Tweets: 'SPYGATE--a Terrible Thing'; Rep. Jackie Speier: 'This Is a Paranoid President'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | Cybercast News Service

    Republican Committee Chairs Devin Nunes and Trey Gowdy expect to finally get a look at FBI/DOJ documents that may explain how and why and when the Trump-Russia counter-intelligence investigation began. They will meet at the Justice Department today, along with Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and an assistant to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

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  17. 111-year-old San Francisco woman had to prove to U.S....Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | SFGate

    Meridian recently lost her benefits because the government thought she was deceased. 111 year old Lucy Mirigian at her residence in San Francisco, CA on Monday, May 21, 2018.

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  18. 2005 battle over pit bulls revived for some dog lovers considering California's governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Los Angeles Times

    Then-Mayor Gavin Newsom speaks in San Francisco in 2005, when he was in the middle of a statewide debate over pit bulls. Dawn Capp has started a small but growing campaign against Lt.

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  19. House Amendment Would Block Trump's Ban On Transgender TroopsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | On Top Magazine

    An amendment that would block President Donald Trump's ban on transgender troops was introduced this week by a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House. The amendment is sponsored by Representatives Jackie Speier, a Democrat from California; A. Donald McEachin, a Democrat from Virginia; Susan Davis, a Democrat from California; and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Republican from Florida.

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  20. Bipartisan amendment introduced against Trump's trans military banRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Washington Blade

    Rep. Jackie Speier is among a bipartisan group of lawmakers seeking to amend a defense bill against Trump's trans military ban. A bipartisan group of lawmakers has proposed an amendment to major defense policy legislation that would abrogate President Trump's ban on transgender military service.

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