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House GOP Takes Issue With Planned Parenthood Chief Cecile Richards' Salary
Part of the focus of a contentious congressional hearing today into Planned Parenthood 's use of taxpayer dollars focused entirely on the salary of its embattled president, Cecile Richards. Richards made $590,928 in fiscal year 2013, lawmakers noted. House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Jason
Members of Congress Call on FIFA to Raise Women's Soccer Wages
At least two members of Congress are calling on equal pay for female soccer players following the US Women's National Team's commanding World Cup win Sunday night. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) penned a letter to FIFA President Sepp Blatter Monday calling on the embattled FIFA leader to raise payouts
OPM Hack: Top Lawmaker Says US 'Under Attack'
"The United States of America is under attack." That's the warning from Rep. Elijah Cummings -- a top Democrat on the House Oversight and Governmental Affairs Committee -- and just one of many blunt assessments offered today by lawmakers and Obama administration officials in the first congressional
Read an Excerpt of 'Women Who Don't Wait in Line'
Excerpted from “Women Who Don’t Wait in Line: Break the Mold, Lead the Way” by Reshma Saujani. © by Reshma Saujani. Published by Amazon Publishing/New Harvest October 2013. Chapter 2 Unapologetically Ambitious When I decided to run for Congress, the political establishment accused me of...
Biden Pushes White House Gun Control Priorities
Vice president urges Congress to pass laws strengthening background checks on all gun purchases.
Banks Reap Profits on Overdraft Fees as Customers Lose Money
Bank Customers Who Opt Out of Overdrafts Save $347 More Than Those Who Don't
Not Obama's First 'Rodeo' (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES CASHING IN: Just five months after winning re-election, President Obama is shaking the money tree in California, kicking off his effort to boost the Democratic Party’s coffers ahead of the 2014 midterm elections, ABC’s MARY BRUCE notes. Obama lent ...
Tensions Mount Over Gun Control Push
President Obama took his fight for tougher gun control laws to Colorado today as the debate over gun control has gotten increasingly heated, even menacing at times. White House spokesman Jay Carney denied suggestions that the president’s gun legislation was dead, telling reporters on Air...
Banks say this is not simply a new way to squeeze profits from unsuspecting customers
Banks say this is not simply a new way to squeeze profits from unsuspecting customersBanks say this is not simply a new way to squeeze profits from unsuspecting customers
The Note's Must-Reads for Wednesday February 6, 2013
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Carrie Halperin , Jayce Henderson and Amanda VanAllen DRONE DEBATE ABC News’ Mary Bruce:...