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This summer, the U.S. Justice Department won a long battle against banks affiliated with the government of Iran that secretly violated economic sanctions by purchasing property in New York City.
New York’s top female Democrats and women’s groups renewed calls for the establishment of a women’s history museum and the need for an Equal Rights Amendment at an event marking the 44th annual Women’s Equality Day.
Who run the world? Girls. That was the message in Times Square Friday morning as Rep. Carolyn Maloney, joined by Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul and a contingent of women leaders, rang the opening bell at Nasdaq.
Lawmakers are raising alarm over whether the 2020 U.S. Census will be complete and accurate due to a lack of funding and leadership.
Thirty-two Democrats sent a letter on Tuesday to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, whose department houses the Census Bureau, asking for the rapid appointment of a new bureau director and to ensure there’s enough money to complete the decennial survey.
The suicide of a former college student has prompted legislation to change the way hospitals respond to sexual assault.
WASHINGTON ― Reps. Dave Trott (R-Mich.) and Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) are aiming to triple the federal penalty for female genital mutilation amid an investigation into the practice in Detroit.
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney called for vigilance in calling out all Turkish aggression and said that Cyprus needs to be reunified and Turkish troops must be removed.
Our country’s rich history is filled with awe-inspiring stories and rich characters. Yet, too often when we tell these stories and celebrate our history, women are mere footnotes or simply left out altogether.
The co-chairs of a House task force battling human trafficking called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions Thursday to investigate Backpage.com after a trove of documents revealed that the website hired a company in the Philippines to lure advertisers and customers seeking sex.
Each year, hundreds of thousands of students travel to Washington, D.C. to learn more about how our country works and, hopefully, get inspired by it all. They tour the extraordinary museums and walk the halls of the Capitol, taking in the exhibits that showcase the courageous accomplishments of extraordinary individuals who have helped to shape our history.