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Skip the flowers on Sunday. Moms need equal pay—and no clock on ERA.
by LizWarrenWriter
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 02:12 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Equal Pay Day falls on April 14th, marking just how far into the year a woman must work to earn as much as a man. Together with Lake Research Partners, VPC has been crunching the numbers to better ...
by PageGardnerDC
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 10:56 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
What might our world look like if bigotry, hatred of minorities and discrimination were self-ostracizing (as perhaps they should be!)? They are far worse than anything their discriminated-against ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 07:00 PM PST with 49 Recommends
Wonkette's response to Senate Republicans blocking a vote dripping with sarcasm is richly deserved by Republicans for their courage to block votes on bills that enjoy wide popularity. Senate ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Sep 16, 2014 at 09:11 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Someone on DailyKos said someone should do this -- Highlight what the President is, and has been, doing Right . So here goes ... For Immediate Release -- July 31, 2014 Executive Order -- Fair Pay ...
by jamess
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Aug 06, 2014 at 07:26 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 11:56 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Thanks to anastasia for posting this. They will hit Columbus tomorrow morning at 9:30 on the statehouse steps. RSVP at 614-600-4233 or BeattyForCongress@gmail.com. Then Cleveland at 2:30 ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Jun 02, 2014 at 05:24 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
When I posted about an upcoming visit to Albany, NY by Nancy Pelosi to speak about women's issues as part of a fundraiser for Congressman Paul Tonko (NY 20), the minimal news items about it in ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun Jun 01, 2014 at 09:12 PM PDT with 216 Recommends
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Lilly Ledbetter mark the fifth anniversary of the Ledbetter Fair Pay Act in January. It's time for ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Apr 07, 2014 at 08:10 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Lilly Ledbetter and members of Congress with President Barack Obama at the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Forget ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 43 comments on Fri Mar 28, 2014 at 09:21 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
[do your thing Ted..] ..in all of politics is that the republicans are the party of the rich” – In response to that Senator Whitehouse busts ...
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Mar 27, 2014 at 12:32 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
The Executive Director of the Texas Republican Party and Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott ally Beth Cubriel appeared on YNN’s Capitol Tonight program. Cubriel was there to explain ...
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 60 comments on Tue Mar 18, 2014 at 02:11 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Nov 26, 2013 at 12:20 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Late last night, the Texas Senate finally passed House Bill 950 , a state version of the federal Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 .
by nomandates
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu May 23, 2013 at 05:35 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
News has recently broken about the Alameda, CA, County Administrator, Susan Muranishi, who will retire with $420,000 annually from her pension and benefits. While public outrage is widespread, it is,
by Juarez Traveller
Comment Count 62 comments on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 08:15 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
In this day and age, it's hard to admit that you just think employers should be allowed to pay women less than men because they're women. But Republicans certainly aren't going to let ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 09:44 AM PST with 29 Recommends
Recognizing that the fight for fair pay doesn't end the day after the fourth anniversary of the signing of the ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 11:26 AM PST with 56 Recommends
It was frustrating to watch the way the "mainstream news media" fell all over themselves to report on Walmart employees' Black Friday rallies from the Corporate-generated Walmart press releases. ...
by 51percent
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 01:00 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Ok, maybe not "poor", but the Americans that people use that word to describe. What exactly is "poor" in America? Lots of definitions exist, including one tied strictly to household income - ...
by filthyLiberalDOTcom
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Nov 28, 2012 at 10:53 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Yes, I'm afraid it has come to that. We, as a nation, believe in fairness. We want a fair chance, fair laws, a fair playing field, and fair elections. But what is "fair"? The Mirriam-Webster on-...
by filthyLiberalDOTcom
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Nov 27, 2012 at 10:25 AM PST with 14 Recommends