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During Texas doctor Brett Giroir’s testimony before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, he failed to defend the right of all qualified reproductive health providers to receive federal funding.<div>
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Senate Democrats Skeptical of Health and Human Services Nominee

During Texas doctor Brett Giroir’s testimony before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, he failed to defend the right of all qualified reproductive health providers to receive federal funding. Related posts:Trump Administration Pulls Funding for Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs Texas’s Dangerous Plan for Women Being Reviewed by Department of Health and Human Services […]

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On Thursday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a bill that repeals the Affordable Care Act (ACA), ends Medicaid as we know it, defunds Planned Parenthood, and kicks 24 million people off of health insurance. 
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House Passes Bill to Dismantle Healthcare

On Thursday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a bill that repeals the Affordable Care Act (ACA), ends Medicaid as we know it, defunds Planned Parenthood, and kicks 24 million people off of health insurance. … Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Majority Foundation Blog

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On Friday, the Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to serve as an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court by a vote of 54-45. He will be sworn in on Monday.
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Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to the Supreme Court

On Friday, the Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to serve as an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court by a vote of 54-45. He will be sworn in on Monday. Related posts: Tillerson Senate Confirmation Vote Expected Soon Treasury Secretary Nomi… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Majority Foundation Blog

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Pruitt, a self-proclaimed “leading advocate against the EPA’s activist agenda,” is an avid climate change denier, fossil fuel supporter and collaborator with oil and gas companies.<div>
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Senate Confirms Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the EPA

Pruitt, a self-proclaimed “leading advocate against the EPA’s activist agenda,” is an avid climate change denier, fossil fuel supporter and collaborator with oil and gas companies. Related posts:Senate Passes Budget Resolution that Allows for Repeal of Affordable Care Act Environmental Agencies Ordered to Halt Outside Communication Tillerson Senate Confirmation Vote Expected Soon Read more at: […]

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Today, President Trump announced Alexander Acosta, a former federal judge and current law school dean, as his nominee to serve as secretary of the Department of Labor following Andrew Puzder’s Wednesday afternoon withdrawal of his nomination.<div>
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Puzder Withdraws and a New Labor Secretary is Nominated

Today, President Trump announced Alexander Acosta, a former federal judge and current law school dean, as his nominee to serve as secretary of the Department of Labor following Andrew Puzder’s Wednesday afternoon withdrawal of his nomination. Related posts:Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. Employees Testify Against Labor Nominee Puzder at Special Forum Senate Leaders, Workers, and Advocates […]

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On Wednesday evening, Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions was confirmed as US Attorney General with a final vote of 52-47, after nearly thirty hours of debate, during which Democratic senators voiced their strong opposition to Sessions’ confirmation.<div>
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Jeff Sessions Confirmed as Attorney General

On Wednesday evening, Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions was confirmed as US Attorney General with a final vote of 52-47, after nearly thirty hours of debate, during which Democratic senators voiced their strong opposition to Sessions’ confirmation. Related posts:Roundup of First Day of Sessions’ Confirmation Hearing for Attorney General DeVos Nomination Moves Forward as Price and […]

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“Mnuchin profited off of kicking people out of their homes and then gave false testimony about his bank’s abusive practices,” said Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH). “He cannot be trusted to make decisions about policies as personal to working Ohioans as their taxes and retirement.”<div>
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Treasury Secretary Nominee Mnuchin to Have Confirmation Vote this Week

“Mnuchin profited off of kicking people out of their homes and then gave false testimony about his bank’s abusive practices,” said Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH). “He cannot be trusted to make decisions about policies as personal to working Ohioans as their taxes and retirement.” Related posts:Senate Passes Budget Resolution that Allows for Repeal of Affordable […]

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Tuesday morning, three Senate Committees met to vote on whether to report nominations for the attorney general, secretary of health and human services and secretary of education to the Senate floor for a full vote.<div>
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DeVos Nomination Moves Forward as Price and Sessions Remain in Committee

Tuesday morning, three Senate Committees met to vote on whether to report nominations for the attorney general, secretary of health and human services and secretary of education to the Senate floor for a full vote. Related posts:Trump’s Pick for Secretary of Health and Human Services Goes Before Senate Finance Committee Senators Introduce Bill to Protect […]

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Tillerson’s confirmation vote to be Secretary of State, the nation’s highest ranking foreign diplomat, falls at a time of international and national dispute over the actions taken by President Trump during his first week in office. <div>
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Tillerson Senate Confirmation Vote Expected Soon

Tillerson’s confirmation vote to be Secretary of State, the nation’s highest ranking foreign diplomat, falls at a time of international and national dispute over the actions taken by President Trump during his first week in office. Related posts:Afghanistan Women’s Advancement: Progress Report Trump’s Request for Global Gender Equity Program Details Leaves Many Fearing for their […]

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On Tuesday, Tom Price, President Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, went before the Senate Finance Committee to answer questions about contraception, abortion, and his trading of healthcare and pharmaceutical stocks while introducing legislation that could benefit his investments. <div>
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Trump’s Pick for Secretary of Health and Human Services Goes Before Senate Finance Committee

On Tuesday, Tom Price, President Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, went before the Senate Finance Committee to answer questions about contraception, abortion, and his trading of healthcare and pharmaceutical stocks while introducing legislation that could benefit his investments. Related posts:Title X Protections Finalized during Obama Administration’s Last Days Read […]

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Today the House is expected to vote on H.R. 7, known as the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act, a bill that would attempt to block all women from accessing health insurance that covers abortion care. It is a swe...

House Expected to Vote on Major Abortion Restriction

Today the House is expected to vote on H.R. 7, known as the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act, a bill that would attempt to block all women from accessing health insurance that covers abortion care. It is a swe… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Majority Foundation Blog

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