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Title IX, Clery Complaints Filed Against UC Berkeley by Current, Former Students

View from Memorial Glade of Sather Tower (The Campanile), the center of UC Berkeley.

The students, all female survivors of sexual assault and harassment while attending UC Berkeley, allege that the university administration failed to properly respond to sexual assault and sexual harassment on campus.

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Helen Thomas: A Lifetime of ‘Firsts’

President Gerald Ford talks with reporters, including Helen Thomas (right), as White House Chief of Staff Richard Cheney looks on, during a press conference at the White House on September 30, 1976.

The mind of the legendary “dean” of the White House press corps was never much of a mystery. The woman said what she thought—even when you might wish she wouldn’t.

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Teen Dating Violence: Will a Caring White House Make a Difference?

It's great that the White House has launched an initiative to help stop teen dating violence. But if no one realizes that these resources exist, the efforts will accomplish very little.

It’s great that the White House has launched an initiative to help stop teen dating violence. But if no one realizes that these resources exist, the efforts will accomplish very little.

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National Right To Life ASTOUNDED That Visits To The White House Must Be Planned In Advance

GASP!  Pregnant women might actually have children BEFORE they make it to D.C.!

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A National Conversation On Flexible Workplaces

The White House Council on Women and Girls hosted the White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility today to “begin an urgently needed, national conversation” on a series of workplace flexibility issues that affect most Americans in the labor force today.

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Top Pharmaceutical Lobbyist Quits; Crafted Deal with White House on Health Reform

Billy Tauzin is resigning as president of the drug industry trade group Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America amid internal disputes over its pact with the White House to trade political support for favorable terms in health reform.

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Pregnant with Potential

Today, we are hearing more and more Americans in both parties and on all points of the political spectrum call for common ground solutions to this most divisive issue.

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Higher Ground

The best answer to Dr. Tiller’s murder is to build a national conversation focused on progress, a national dialogue on common ground. We invite you to enter into this experimental discussion knowing that we’ll make mistakes but, above all, that it is worth pursuing.

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Good News On U.S. Anti-Trafficking Policy

The White House’s appointment of Luis de Baca to be the head of the Trafficking In Persons office suggests that it appreciates the importance of a harm reduction approach to the problem of trafficking.

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Obama’s White House Women’s and Girls’ Council Is Coming

President Obama will officially create a White House Council on Women and Girls tomorrow, Wednesday, March 11. But don’t call it a symbolic gesture – this has the potential to be way more than that.

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