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10/14/2014 - Early Voting Has Started in Many States
In many states, the 2014 elections have already begun through early and absentee voting....

7/27/2011 - US Senators Press Saudi Arabia to Let Women Drive
Fourteen women US senators sent a letter to King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday asking him to lift the country's ban on women drivers....

6/9/2009 - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Honored with Alice Award
The Sewall-Belmont House and Museum presented Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with its Alice Award yesterday, honoring her for putting "eighteen million cracks in the glass ceiling." The museum also recognized Clinton's support for the establishment of the Save America's Treasures program in the 1990s, which designated the Sewall-Belmont House as one of four national preservation projects....

6/18/2008 - Democratic Women for Change Unveil "Checklist for Change" Campaign
Tuesday morning the Democratic Women for Change launched the "Checklist for Change," campaign, highlighting sets of issues for Congress and candidates to tackle in the next administration....

4/16/2007 - Senate Votes in Favor of Stem Cell Research Again
The Senate voted last Wednesday to pass legislation supporting stem cell research....

8/5/2005 - Women Senators Call on Bush to Push for Women's Rights in Iraqi Constitution
Eleven women Senators sent a letter to President Bush yesterday expressing their concerns that the draft Iraqi constitution includes provisions that "may jeopardize the rights of Iraqi women." Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Hillary R....

7/29/2005 - Women Senators: Roberts Must Disclose View on Abortion, Launch Website
Seven Democratic women Senators announced at a press conference yesterday that they will insist Supreme Court justice nominee John Roberts respond to questions about his position on abortion....

7/6/2005 - Senators Differ on Impact of Nuclear Option on Supreme Court Nomination
With Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's resignation, Senators on both sides have begun to discuss the potential impact of the so-called "nuclear option" and the deal that took it off the table in May....

7/7/2004 - Extremist Nominee Confirmed to US District Court
In a vote of 51 to 46 yesterday, the Senate confirmed James Leon Holmes to the US District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas....

10/30/2003 - Women Lawmakers Keep Afghan Women Funding in Supplemental
Women members of the House and Senate succeeded in their fight to keep language in the Iraq and Afghanistan Emergency Supplemental appropriations package that provides funds for programs for women and for human rights....

10/20/2003 - Maloney Amendment Requires Support for Afghan Women's and Human Rights
To secure more funds for Afghanistan's reconstruction overall and particularly for Afghan women, women members of the House and Senate pressed for several amendments to the emergency supplemental appropriations bill for Afghanistan and Iraq last week. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) won passage of an amendment that designates that $60 million of Afghanistan reconstruction funds be devoted to programs for women and girls and that another $5 million be appropriated for the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission....

3/24/2003 - Senate Committee Debates Stem Cell Research
Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Orrin Harch (R-UT) launched Senate debate last week on a bill he introduced to support stem cell research, a stance that breaks away from his typically far-right ideology....

12/9/2002 - Senate Split 51-48 for Republicans after Landrieu Wins Seat in Louisiana
First-term Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu beat her Republican opponent, Suzanne Haik Terrell, by 52 to 48 percent in Louisianas runoff election on Saturday....

12/6/2002 - Landrieu Faces Terrell for Senate in Louisiana Runoff Race
Mary Landrieu, a first-term Democratic US Senator, faces Republican challenger Suzanne Haik Terrell in tomorrows runoff race in Louisiana....

11/6/2002 - Women Hold Their Numbers in 2002 Election
A record number of women ran for office in yesterdays 2002 midterm election....

1/4/2002 - Women Candidates Emerge for Election 2002
As the 2002 elections draw near, women throughout the nation are beginning to line up to run for seats in the Senate and House....

11/16/2001 - Senators Urge Inclusion of Afghan Women in Rebuilding of Afghanistan
Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Sam Brownback (D-KS) held a press conference at the Capitol yesterday to urge the Bush Administration and the United Nations to ensure that the women of Afghanistan play a central role in the rebuilding of Afghanistan....

5/2/2001 - 13 Senators Urge Powell to Send Emergency Funds to Afghanistan
Led by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), 13 U.S....

10/2/1997 - Landrieu Exonerated in Election Investigation
By a 16-0 vote, a Senate comittee yesterday found no grounds to overturn Sen....

10/2/1997 - Landrieu Exonerated in Election Investigation
By a 16-0 vote, a Senate comittee yesterday found no grounds to overturn Sen....