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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced his intention Wednesday to nominate Steven Dillingham of Virginia to be the next director of the U.S. Census Bureau.
The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court drew outrage from national women’s organizations and elected officials, including Rep. Carolyn Maloney, who protested the nod in Foley Square on Tuesday.
Maloney echoed concerns that Kavanaugh’s confirmation would put reproductive rights at risk.
President Trump on Monday called a report that the U.S. tried to scuttle a pro-breastfeeding World Health Assembly resolution fake news — even as he defended the position against the resolution.
The Trump administration's decision to separate children from their families as a way to curb illegal immigration is adding fuel to an already fiery debate over immigration.
Several members of Congress demanded to see immigrants at a detention center in New Jersey in a "surprise Father's Day visit," saying the fathers inside shouldn't be separated from their children.
Seven U.S. Representatives went to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Elizabeth in what they called #FathersDayofAction.
A group of Democratic lawmakers visited an immigrant detention facility in New Jersey on Father’s Day to speak with asylum-seekers who have been separated from their families under a new Trump administration policy.
The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), a fundamental cause for many second-wave feminists in the seventies and eighties, is now back in the conversation in a very real way. And it just might pass this time, especially if a new group of activists have anything to say about it.
Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney is sick of not being able to get a hearing on ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment so she hosted her own on Wednesday.
And, she brought in some star power.
Actress and activist Alyssa Milano joined Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan) and other women’s rights advocates to call on Congress to ratify the long-stalled Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), which would ensure greater constitutional protections for women.