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May 7, 2014 In The News

Washington (CNN) – The election-year attention on women lands directly on the House floor Wednesday, after Republican leaders decided to allow a vote on a National Women's History Museum, changing their approach to the issue.

May 7, 2014 In The News

The U.S. House overwhelmingly voted, 383-33,  to establish a bipartisan commission to make recommendations for building a National Women’s History Museum in Washington, D.C.

May 6, 2014 In The News

Marsha Blackburn seems like an unlikely partner for Carolyn Maloney's long-standing legislative effort, but she may be just the ally Maloney needs.

At first blush, it's comedic—New York Democrat Carolyn Maloney and Tennessee Republican Marsha Blackburn seldom agree on anything. Now, finally, the two House members have found some common ground. Not that it was easy.

Mar 26, 2014 In The News
WASHINGTON — A once-ailing effort to build a national women’s history museum on or near the National Mall has been given new life by a declaration of support from the House majority leader and the ascension of women to key committee posts in the Senate, supporters in both parties said Tuesday.
Mar 21, 2014 In The News

It took seven decades before the rudely banished monument to three historic suffragists — Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott — was hauled up from the basement of the United States Capitol in 1997 and restored to its rightful place by the rotunda.

Mar 19, 2014 In The News

House Republicans plan to vote this year on legislation promoting construction of a National Women’s History Museum, Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R-Va.) office told The Hill.

Mar 3, 2014 In The News

Republican and Democratic women in the House are calling for a National Women's History Museum, and passage of legislation to start the process.

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