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The Election of 2018 was supposed to be “The Year of the Woman” and it certainly was – especially for Republicans! #YearOfTheWoman, GOP edition: 1st woman elected IA Gov. 1st woman elected SD Gov. 1st Korean-American woman elected to Congress. 1st female TN Senator. 1st female AZ Senator* (results pending). 1st Latina Lt. Gov of FL. 1st elected female MS …

SENATE Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood AND Gut Obamacare

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The Senate passes their version of the budget reconciliation which includes not only defunding Planned Parenthood but also stripping several key portions of the Affordable Care Act The measure now goes back to the House where it will pass. Then it’s off to the President’s desk where he has promised to veto it. Read more here

Recap of the Senate Vote on Defunding Planned Parenthood

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On Monday, for the first time in history a bipartisan majority of U.S. Senators voted to defund Planned Parenthood. Unfortunately the margin of victory, 53 to 46, is not enough to guarantee keeping the measure veto-proof; also those voting in favor lacked the 60 votes necessary to prevent opponents from filibustering the bill from a full vote for passage. 51 …

Senate to Vote today on Defunding Planned Parenthood

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The Senate is scheduled to vote today on a measure (sponsored by Joni Ernst from Iowa) that would defund Planned Parenthood of federal tax dollars and redistribute that money to community health centers There are 53 GOP Senators and not all of them are committed to this bill. It will take a total of 60 votes in favor of the …