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.
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.
The U.S. Catholic bishops want to be known as the champions of the poor and struggling. But they’re happy to block services to the needy to further their anti-contraception agenda.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid joined union leaders in celebration of the official launch of the Affordable Care Act, and laid the government shutdown at the feet of Republicans.
On Sunday night, the House voted to make averting a government shutdown contingent on delaying health care for women. Senate women are crying foul.
To ensure the United States is a leader in advocating for women’s health and rights, I am proud to introduce the Global Sexual and Reproductive Health Act of 2013 (HR 3206) Friday.
“I wish we had money to pay for ads,” Sen. Debbie Stabenow said. “I’d like to take what he said on the floor and make sure that every American had the opportunity to hear it.”
If confirmed, Diane J. Humetewa will be the only active member of a Native American tribe to serve as a federal judge, and the first Native American woman to do so.
The U.S. Army’s first woman three-star general and its former top psychiatrist join a former Obama Pentagon appointee to argue for removing prosecution of sex crimes by military members from the chain of command.