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Ruddy: Trump should 'rethink' attacks on Senate Majority Leader McConnell
The Powerhouse Roundtable debates the week in politics on "This Week."
Lawmakers honor Women's Equality Day, push for legislation aimed at working families
Lawmakers took to Twitter Saturday to express their support of Women's Equality Day. The day celebrates women's achievements and the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution , which allowed women to vote and went into effect on August 26, 1920. Rep. Elijah Cummings , D-Maryland, took
No, Former President Obama Isn't Being Added to the $1 Bill
It would have been a major change for your wallet -- but the article isn't true. A fake news story making the rounds over the last week falsely claimed that former President Barack Obama will be replacing George Washington on the $1 bill. It's not based on fact. “We thought about creating a new
Woman Born the Year Women Gained the Right to Vote Casts Ballot for Hillary Clinton
Virgnia McDougle was born in 1920, the same year that women received the right to vote with the passage of the 19th Amendment. Today, 96 years later, McDougle said she had a “very good feeling” as she cast her ballot for Hillary Clinton, who could become America’s first female president. “I was
The Women's Movement Through the Years
From Susan B. Anthony and the suffragettes to Gloria Steinem, a look at the women's fight for equality.
Women Born Before 19th Amendment Discuss Voting Hillary Clinton for First Woman President
Estelle Liebow Schultz was born in 1918, two years before women gained the right to vote . When she cast her early vote for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election this month, Schultz said it was an historic moment. "I felt like a million bucks," Schultz, 98, told ABC News from her home
The Note: It’s Not Over Till It’s Over
NOTABLES --CLINTON ACKNOWLEDGES HISTORIC NOMINATION AS 'MILESTONE' FOR WOMEN: "Thanks to you, we've reached a milestone," Hillary Clinton said during a victory speech in Brooklyn last night in which she embraced her status as the presumptive Democratic nominee. She added that it was the "first time
Hillary Clinton Ready to Move Forward, Unite Party for General Election
The presumptive democratic presidential nominee speaks to supporters in Brooklyn, New York, after securing delegate number needed to clinch the nomination.
Hillary Clinton Says in Email Nomination Broke Glass Ceiling
Hillary Clinton 's clinching of the Democratic nomination has given her campaign a new line to use in their fundraising emails -- that they "broke one of the highest, hardest glass ceilings in America." Clinton is poised to become the first female nominee for a major American political party after
Harriet Tubman to Replace Andrew Jackson on the Face of the $20 Bill
African-American civil rights activist and abolitionist Harriet Tubman will become the new face of the $20 bill, replacing former President Andrew Jackson, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced today, while Alexander Hamilton will remain on the $10 bill. The changes are part of an effort by