“I’d be crazy if I didn’t understand that this is a medal for the entire women’s movement,” Steinem told a gathering at the National Press Club Monday.
The senator is optimistic that her amendment, the Military Justice Improvement Act, could reach even the 60 votes needed to break a filibuster.
The glitchy rollout of Obamacare offered plenty of fodder for Republicans who oppose the bill. But what most will remember from Wednesday’s House hearing is a bunch of angry men yelling at a woman.
In the end, House Republicans got virtually nothing of what they said they wanted: no defunding of Obamacare, no curtailment of the birth control benefit in Obamacare the law of the land. But they’ll be back.
To the House Republicans, who are hostage to their party’s Tea Party faction, there’s probably no dirtier word than “bipartisan”—except, perhaps, for the words “birth control.”
A lawsuit filed by the State of Indiana shows conservatives’ evolving legal strategy in trying to undermine health-care reform.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan dances to the bishops’ tune in shutdown and debt limit fights, refusing to compromise because he wants “leverage” to curtail Obamacare contraceptive benefit.
At the 2013 Values Voter Summit, Ted Cruz lies about Obamacare birth control benefit, while Dr. Ben Carson says there’s no war on women because people give their seats up for the ones who are pregnant.
Regulators approved a rule that would end the use of telemedicine abortion in many rural parts of Iowa.
If confirmed, Yellen, who currently serves as vice chair of the Federal Reserve, would be the first female chair of the United States’ central banking system.