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    A picture of Representative Tony Cárdenas

    Representative Tony Cárdenas

    From: CA District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-04-12

    CARDENAS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. CARDENAS. Mr. Speaker, today I rise to talk about my youngest daughter's future...



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    Representative Mark DeSaulnier

    From: CA District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-04-15

    DeSAULNIER asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. DeSAULNIER. Madam Speaker, I rise today in support of the Paycheck Fairness Act. According to the U.S. Census Bureau,...



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    Senator Barbara Boxer

    From: CA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-15

    BOXER. Mr. President, in just a few minutes we are going to have a procedural vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act. If we truly believe women and men are equal and should be paid equally, this ought to...



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    Senator Amy Klobuchar

    From: MN

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-09-15

    KLOBUCHAR. Mr. President, I rise today to speak about the importance of closing the pay gap for women, and I thank my colleague from California, Senator Boxer, who has been working on this issue on the...



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    Representative Janice Hahn

    From: CA District 44

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-07-29

    HAHN asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Ms. HAHN. Mr. Speaker, while the House Republicans are busy wasting taxpayer dollars on conspiracy theories and a lawsuit to...



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    Senator Richard J. Durbin

    From: IL

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-04-08

    DURBIN. Mr. President, my wife and I are blessed with a son and daughter who are good people, hard workers with good values. We basically believe the following: If they did the same job, they deserve...



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    Senator John Cornyn

    From: TX

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-04-08

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    A picture of Senator Richard Blumenthal

    Senator Richard Blumenthal

    From: CT

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-04-08

    BLUMENTHAL. Mr. President, I am here this morning on a very serious and important subject--the Paycheck Fairness Act. I thank my colleagues who were with me earlier today at an event we attended. The...



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    Senator John Thune

    From: SD

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2014-04-08

    THUNE. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The PRESIDING OFFICER (Ms. Heitkamp). Without objection, it is so ordered. ...



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    Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr.

    From: PA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-04-08

    CASEY. Mr. President, this legislation on equal pay is about justice, in a word. We could almost say that equal pay equals justice. There is probably no simpler way to say it. It is really, when you...



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    Representative Cheri Bustos

    From: IL District 17

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2014-01-29

    BUSTOS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mrs. BUSTOS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to mark the fifth anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, a critical law that...



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    Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

    From: AZ District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-05

    KIRKPATRICK asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Mrs. KIRKPATRICK. Mr. Speaker, we are nearing the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay...



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    Representative Suzanne Bonamici

    From: OR District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-05

    BONAMICI asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. BONAMICI. Mr. Speaker, 50 years ago, the Equal Pay Act passed in Congress with strong...



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    Representative Doris O. Matsui

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    Date: 2013-06-05

    MATSUI asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. MATSUI. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of equal pay for equal work for women. ...



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    Representative Lois Capps

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    Date: 2013-06-05

    CAPPS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Mrs. CAPPS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Equal...



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    Representative John A. Yarmuth

    From: KY District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-05

    YARMUTH asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. YARMUTH. Mr. Speaker, when women succeed, our economy grows, our communities prosper, and our Nation thrives. And yet,...



    A picture of Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    From: IL District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-05

    SCHAKOWSKY asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Ms. SCHAKOWSKY. Mr. Speaker, on June 10, 1963, President John F. Kennedy signed the bipartisan Equal Pay Act, which requires...



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    Representative Dina Titus

    From: NV District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-06-05

    TITUS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Ms. TITUS. Over the last 50 years, women have broken barriers in business, science, education, and government. Today, they also...



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    Representative David N. Cicilline

    From: RI District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-09

    CICILLINE asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. CICILLINE. Mr. Speaker, today, April 9, is Equal Pay Day, the day on the calendar that marks more than 3 months into...



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    Representative Lois Capps

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    Date: 2013-04-09

    CAPPS asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Mrs. CAPPS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in recognition of Equal Pay Day. Today is a day I...



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    Representative Mark Pocan

    From: WI District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-09

    POCAN asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Mr. POCAN. Mr. Speaker, I stand with my colleagues to highlight Equal Pay Day and call on this body to pass the Paycheck Fairness...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-04-09

    DeLAURO asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. DeLAURO. It has now been 50 years since Congress passed the Equal Pay Act to confront...



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    Senator Maria Cantwell

    From: WA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-30

    CANTWELL. Madam President, I come to the Senate floor to join my colleagues on the women's side of the Senate who will be coming to the floor this morning, along with Senator Mikulski--and I thank her...



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    Senator Debbie Stabenow

    From: MI

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-30

    STABENOW. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. Without objection, it is so ordered. Ms. STABENOW. Madam President,...



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    Senator Barbara A. Mikulski

    From: MD

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-30

    MIKULSKI. Madam President, I rise to speak on the Paycheck Fairness Act. I would ask how much time is remaining. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. There is 17 minutes remaining. Ms. MIKULSKI. I ask...



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    Senator Barbara Boxer

    From: CA

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-30

    BOXER. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore. Without objection, it is so ordered. Mrs. BOXER. Madam President,...



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    Senator Harry Reid

    From: NV

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-29

    REID. Mr. President, today women make up nearly half of the American workforce. More women graduate from college today than do men, more women were sworn in to the 113th Congress than any Congress before...



    A picture of Representative Anna G. Eshoo

    Representative Anna G. Eshoo

    From: CA District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2013-01-23

    ESHOO asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute and to revise and extend her remarks.) Ms. ESHOO. Mr. Speaker, consider the following: if the United States had an adopted policy...