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GOP Bills Seem to Confuse Planned Parenthood With Kermit Gosnell

Congressional Republicans are pushing legislation that seems designed to punish Planned Parenthood for fictitious crimes.

Congressional Republicans are pushing legislation that seems designed to punish Planned Parenthood for fictitious crimes.

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Business School Faculty Call for National Paid Family Leave

In what paid leave advocates called an unprecedented move, more than 200 business school faculty members from 88 leading institutions signed a letter urging Congress to pass national paid family leave.

In what paid leave advocates called an unprecedented move, more than 200 business school faculty members from 88 leading institutions signed a letter urging Congress to pass national paid family leave.

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House Will Vote This Week to Defund Planned Parenthood

The U.S. House is expected to vote Thursday on a bill to defund Planned Parenthood for one year unless it stops offering abortion care.

The U.S. House is expected to vote Thursday on a bill to defund Planned Parenthood for one year unless it stops offering abortion care.

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Senate Preparing to Vote on Unconstitutional 20-Week Abortion Ban

A vote on a 20-week abortion ban could come as soon as this month, but it's not clear whether that will appease right-wing GOP lawmakers determined to defund Planned Parenthood.

A vote on a 20-week abortion ban could come as soon as this month, but it’s not clear whether that will appease right-wing GOP lawmakers determined to defund Planned Parenthood.

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House Dems: Investigation Finds ‘No Evidence’ of Planned Parenthood Wrongdoing

“Despite the incendiary rhetoric, we have looked strictly at the facts," said Reps. Frank Pallone and Diana DeGette, top Democrats on one of the committees investigating Planned Parenthood.

“Despite the incendiary rhetoric, we have looked strictly at the facts,” said Reps. Frank Pallone and Diana DeGette, top Democrats on one of the committees investigating Planned Parenthood.

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GOP Holds ‘Farce’ Planned Parenthood Hearing

Congressional investigations into Planned Parenthood inspired by deceptive videos kicked off on Wednesday, with a hearing that featured no witnesses from either Planned Parenthood or CMP.

Congressional investigations into Planned Parenthood inspired by deceptive videos kicked off on Wednesday, with a hearing that featured no witnesses from either Planned Parenthood or the Center for Medical Progress.

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Report: Planned Parenthood Plays Hard-to-Replace Role in Providing Contraception

Planned Parenthood is the only option for safety-net family planning services in one-fifth of the counties it operates in.

Planned Parenthood is the only option for safety net family planning services in one-fifth of the counties it operates in.

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Obama Gives Paid Sick Leave to Federal Contractors

Federal contractors can earn up to seven days of paid sick leave per year starting in 2017. Obama also renewed his call for more comprehensive paid family leave opposed by many Republicans.

Federal contractors can earn up to seven days of paid sick leave per year starting in 2017. Obama also renewed his call for more comprehensive paid family leave opposed by many Republicans.

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Obama Administration Proposes Rule Against Sex, Gender Identity Discrimination in Health Care

If the new rule is finalized, it could result in one of the biggest wins of this administration for transgender people.

If the new rule is finalized, it could be one of the biggest wins for transgender people during this administration.

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McConnell: Defunding Planned Parenthood Isn’t Going to Happen

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell admitted the obvious truth: The Senate doesn't have the votes to defund Planned Parenthood, and even if it did, President Obama would never sign off on it.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell admitted the obvious: The Senate doesn’t have the votes to defund Planned Parenthood, and even if it did, President Obama would never sign off on it.

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