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Senate Enda Vote

Jason Linkins

Who Evolved On ENDA?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

The first time the full U.S. Senate had an opportunity to vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act was on Sept. 5, 1996, after the legislation ha...

What Is Speaker Boehner Waiting for on ENDA?

Al Franken | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Al Franken

As we debated -- and ultimately passed -- the Employment Nondiscrimination Act (ENDA) this week, I discovered something fascinating: Americans were frankly surprised to learn that in the majority of states, it's still perfectly legal to fire someone because they're gay.

Amanda Terkel

Senate Makes History, Approves Bill Outlawing LGBT Workplace Discrimination

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted Thursday to approve the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, landmark civil rights legislation that would make it illegal...

Amanda Terkel

Harry Reid: Republicans Must 'Capitulate' On LGBT Rights Bill If They Want To Win

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Monday evening, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act was about to clear a key hurdle in the Senate. But first, Republicans who oppos...

Amanda Terkel

John McCain Skips ENDA Vote To Hang Out With Jimmy Fallon

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), considered a possible backer of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, skipped a key vote on the bill on Mon...

Amanda Terkel

Harry Reid Predicts House Passage Of ENDA If John Boehner Stops Blocking It

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) predicted on Tuesday that if the House voted on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, it wou...

Here's How To Get In Touch With The Republicans Who Think It's Okay To Fire Someone For Being LGBT

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

The Senate ended debate on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act in a 61-30 vote on Monday, taking a bold step toward LGBT equality. Fifty-four Sen...

Amanda Terkel

Democratic Senator Takes Up Mantle Of LGBT Equality From Ted Kennedy

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As backers of the Employment Non-Discrimation Act hustle to round up extra support before an expected vote Monday evening, there are mur...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senator Comes Out For ENDA: It's 'The Right Thing To Do'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) announced his support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act on Monday, making it increasingly likely that ...

Amanda Terkel

Cory Booker Backs Major LGBT Rights Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) plans to vote for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, saying on Saturday that he would like it to be the fi...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Openly Gay Lawmaker Calls On Pat Toomey To Back ENDA

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the Senate prepares to vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act next week, the first openly-gay person elected to Pennsylvania's...

Amanda Terkel

ENDA Now Has The Support Of Every Single Senate Democrat

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said on Wednesday that he supports the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, meaning the entire Democratic caucu...

Amanda Terkel

McCain Worried LGBT Equality Bill Will Be Like 'Busing,' Lead To 'Reverse Discrimination'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Even though his wife is petitioning him to back the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has not yet decided ho...

Amanda Terkel

Major Gay Rights Legislation Moves A Step Closer To Becoming Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) signed on as a co-sponsor of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act on Monday night, meaning the legislation is...

Amanda Terkel

Major LGBT Rights Legislation To Come Up For A Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Employment Non-Discrimination Act could come up for a vote in the Senate as early as next week, according to the office of Senate Ma...