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‘Here Is Your Brain on Race': Democrats Engage in Hearing on Race and Justice

In her testimony, Maya Wiley (above) sought to draw a distinction between overtly racist attitudes and the biases, both conscious and unconscious, that determine the shapes of institutions, and limitations to access experienced by people of color.

Exploring overt racism, unconscious bias, and the ravages of inequality, Democratic lawmakers sought solutions in the wake of the Trayvon Martin verdict.

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Pelosi On Hillary 2016: “She’s Magnificent!”

More buzz for the potential first female president of the United States.

 

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Pelosi: “Don’t Worry About Who’s Taking Care of Her Kids”

The House Minority Leader may have inadvertently implied women with small children shouldn’t run for office.

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Morning Roundup: Nancy Pelosi Fires Back

Pelosi speaks out on the anti-choice assault on women’s rights, a Thai airline seeks to hire transgender women as flight attendants, women use less epidural anesthesia during labor when they control their own pain relief, and a heart-breaking attack on women’s shelters in Afghanistan.

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Pelosi Elected Minority Leader

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi succeeded in her bid to become House Minority Leader in the new Congress.

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Sexism in the Midterms: Politicians Win, Women Lose

Sexism was a successful strategy in this election – for male Democrats and Republicans. The only group for which it didn’t work so well was women.

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Another $1 Million Anti-Choice Campaign? Susan B. Anthony List Targets Key Dems

Despite being embroiled in a lawsuit in Ohio for false advertising, the anti-choice Susan B. Anthony List continues using the false charge of “taxpayer-funded abortion” to attempt to sway millions of voters.

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Anti-Choice Extremists Hold Contest for Burning Congressional Leaders in Effigy

“We’re not violent” anti-choice extremists are holding a contest that includes asking supporters to burn Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in effigy.

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Daily Pulse: Public Option Is Alive and Kicking

Reports of the death of the public option were greatly exaggerated. In fact, Democrats now have a chance to move further to the left. Also, can reproductive choice help reverse climate change?

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Roundup: Colorado Abortion Clinic Threatened

Colorado Abortion Clinic Threatened; Bachmann Speaks out against Obama’s Proposal to Lessen Restrictions on Abortion;
Nancy Pelosi Meets with the Pope in Italy

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