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Julia Craven

Capitol Hill Lawmakers Meet The 'Malala Of Africa' | Julia Craven | Posted 04.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One year ago, a girl named Saa jumped from a truck in Nigeria, not knowing if she would survive the landing. Saa was one of the hundr...

Shrimp Supply Tainted With Modern Slavery: Why Global Business Transparency Is Needed

Katie Shay | Posted 08.27.2014 | Impact
Katie Shay

Americans love shrimp. In fact, we love it so much that we eat it more than any other seafood, and almost more than tuna and salmon combined. However, that love comes with a price -- and a steep one at that.

Farah Mohamed

Syria's Women Demand A Voice In The Debate | Farah Mohamed | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Imagine the gruesomeness of it. Dead bodies cut into from the side. Organs removed, harvested, leaving the remains of something -- someo...

Crisis Pregnancy Centers Should Level With Women

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

CPCs are a nationwide tactic of the anti-choice movement. Some CPCs masquerade as legitimate health clinics to lure unsuspecting women through their doors. They were created for the specific purpose of persuading women not to have abortions.

Mother's Day: Political Moms Mobilize For Climate Change

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

I reached out to several of the female members of the caucus, on the occasion of Mother's Day, to get their feedback on the importance of amplifying the dangers of climate change, and the role of mothers, grandmothers, and aunts in being vigilant about protecting the planet.

NY Rep.: I Received Death Threats Over Gun Control Support

Posted 04.03.2013 | New York

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) says she received death threats at her Manhattan office Tuesday over a piece of proposed gun control legislation. Acc...

Since When Did Megabanks Become Your Evil Step-Mother?

Adam Levin | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business
Adam Levin

Banks say transaction reordering is not simply a new way to squeeze profits from unsuspecting customers. They claim that by processing the largest transactions first, they're actually doing us a solid.

Take the Blindfolds Off of Gun Violence Researchers

Sen. Ed Markey | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics
Sen. Ed Markey

In 1996 Republicans in Congress imposed a ban on federal funding to support research into the underlying causes and prevention of gun violence, which kills more than 30,000 Americans a year.

Why Women Should Demand Payback for Helping President Obama

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Women
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

I don't mean to sound ungrateful. President Obama has shown a great deal of support for women on many levels, starting with the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. However, it's time for the President to go beyond that.

With Ryan Selection, GOP Doubles Down on War on Women

Carolyn Maloney | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics
Carolyn Maloney

We can all agree that there are hard choices to be made. But Mr. Ryan's way is not the right way. His "hard choices" are hard on women, hard on children, hard on the middle class, and hard on the disadvantaged.

'It Seems That Every Big Trading Disaster Happens In London'

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2012 | Business

By Huw Jones LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) - Calling London a haven of regulatory loopholes that spawns financial trading disasters could...

Christina Wilkie

Meryl Streep-Backed Museum Project In Jeopardy | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Support from donors and elected officials for a National Women's History Museum appears to have evaporated after a recent Huffington Pos...

Uniting on the War Against Women

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.02.2012 | New York
Marcia G. Yerman

Karen Teegarden and Desiree Jordan were alarmed by the rapid erosion of women's rights. They created a Facebook page called United Against the War Against Women, with the theory if they built it women would come.

Laura Bassett

Rep. Carolyn Maloney Seeks To Deny Tax Breaks To Men-Only Businesses | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

If businesses like the Augusta National Golf Club, home to the Masters tournament, can continue to deny women membership, then the government should w...

Why I Will March in Saturday's St. Patrick's Day Parade

Tom Allon | Posted 05.14.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

It is misguided, I believe, for the Ancient Order of Hibernians to exclude gay people from their St. Patrick's Day Parade. But we should not tarnish this great event because of politics.

The Bad Old Days

Carolyn Maloney | Posted 09.23.2011 | Politics
Carolyn Maloney

All the GOP candidates have promised that one of their highest priorities if elected would be to repeal the Affordable Care Act. But none offered insights into the real effects that such a repeal would have on people's lives.

Women's Equality Yet to Be Fully Realized

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 08.26.2011 | Women
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

As it stands now, the equal rights of women are subject to interpretation of law. That is a risk our mothers, sisters and daughters cannot afford.

Dear GOP: It's the Truth, Coming Home to Roost

Carolyn Maloney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carolyn Maloney

It is beyond ironic that after years of grossly misleading Republican TV ads about "death panels," "government takeovers" and other nonsense, the Republicans are now complaining about a Democratic candidate who simply tells the truth.

Dear GOP: We Don't Negotiate With Hostage Takers

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

The attempt by the GOP to derail the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau weeks before it opens its doors is quite remarkable. If the GOP proposals are translated into plain English, you can get the real picture of what they want.

Michael McAuliff

GOP Blocks Bid To Make Elizabeth Warren Head Of Consumer Bureau | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans don’t even want public advocate Elizabeth Warren to head a watered-down Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. At least ...

Michael McAuliff

Three Lawmakers Spent Decade Defined By Death And Bin Laden | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The kill shots that took down Osama bin Laden had a special resonance for three New York lawmakers who have spent the past decade recove...

The GOP 'Infomercial' Budget

Carolyn Maloney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carolyn Maloney

The GOP's widely advertised, surefire method of deficit reduction is not unlike those late night TV infomercials: "You can shed those ugly pounds fast without dieting or exercise!"

A Forced March for American Women: Back to the 19th Century

Carolyn Maloney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carolyn Maloney

Right now, in the halls of Congress and in states around the country, there is a calculated and cynical attempt underway to force the women of America to march in lockstep back to the 19th century.

Amanda Terkel

Pro-Choice Advocates: GOP's Revised Abortion Bill Remains 'Extremely Harmful' To Women | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After significant public controversy over H.R. 3, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, lawmakers quietly amended the legislation an...

Dems Are Sharing The Wealth -- With Each Other

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With Democrats in grave danger of coughing up House seats this November, New York's elected Dems are shelling out cash to help their endangered brethr...