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  • National Equal Pay Day


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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-15

    JACKSON LEE of texas in the house of representatives Friday, April 15, 2016 Ms. JACKSON LEE. Mr. Speaker, I rise to recognize...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-12

    REID. Mr. President, we are 102 days into 2016, but because of wage discrimination, working American women are still stuck in 2015. Today is National Equal Pay Day, a date that symbolizes how far into...



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    Senator Patrick J. Leahy

    From: VT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-12

    LEAHY. The distinguished Senator from Nevada owes me no apologies. I am delighted to hear what he had to say and I agree with him. Mr. President, today we Vermonters and our neighbors, Americans across...



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    Senator Barbara Boxer

    From: CA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-12

    BOXER. Mr. President, as my friend, the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, is leaving the floor, I want to thank him so much. I think the example of women's soccer is so perfect. People do not...



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    Senator Deb Fischer

    From: NE

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-04-12

    FISCHER. Mr. President, I rise today to discuss the issue of equal pay for equal work. Today is National Equal Pay Day, and this provides us an opportunity to talk about how we can promote policies that...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-12

    DURBIN. Mr. President, I thank the Senator from Hawaii for her leadership on this issue, and I will be yielding the floor to the lead sponsor of today's effort. Our Nation is built on the belief that...



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    Senator Barbara A. Mikulski

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-12

    MIKULSKI. Yes. Mr. DURBIN. I remember that because I stood there and thought: That is entirely appropriate that a Senator who has dedicated her life to this kind of fairness and equality for women...



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    Senator Elizabeth Warren

    From: MA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-12

    WARREN. Mr. President, I wish to say a special thank-you to Senator Mikulski for her terrific leadership on all of this. Today is Equal Pay Day. By the sound of it, one would think it is some sort...



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    Senator Tammy Baldwin

    From: WI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-12

    BALDWIN. Mr. President, I come to the floor today on Equal Pay Day to stand up and speak out about an issue that impacts women and families in every State across this great country. I rise to give voice...



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    Senator Benjamin L. Cardin

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-12

    CARDIN. Mr. President, let me first thank Senator Baldwin for her comments. I agree with her statement, and I am also grateful for the leadership of the senior Senator from Maryland and the leadership...



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    Senator Jeanne Shaheen

    From: NH

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-12

    SHAHEEN. Mr. President, I am pleased to join my esteemed colleague from Maryland, who is here with a number of other people to talk about the need to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act to make sure that...



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    Senator Patty Murray

    From: WA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-12

    MURRAY. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mrs. MURRAY. Mr. President, we are 103 days...



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    Senator Amy Klobuchar

    From: MN

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-12

    KLOBUCHAR. Mr. President, I am very pleased to be here with both of the Senators from Washington, one of the few States that have two Senators who are women. It is great to be here with both of them....



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    Senator Maria Cantwell

    From: WA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-12

    CANTWELL. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent to speak for up to 5 minutes. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Ms. CANTWELL. Mr. President, I come to the floor with my...



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    Senator Dianne Feinstein

    From: CA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-12

    FEINSTEIN. Mr. President, today is Equal Pay Day, and I wish to speak about the importance of ensuring women in this country are paid fairly. April 12--102 days into the year--marks the day that women's...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-04-14

    REID. Mr. President, people at home cannot see it, but every desk here on the Senate floor has a name on it. Mine says ``Mr. Reid.'' Right behind me is one that says ``Mrs. Murray.'' To my right is one...