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Pelosi: Where Are The Women In Contraception Debate?

During a hearing, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) echoed Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) wondering where the women were in last week’s House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing where Republicans discussed the contraceptive coverage rule. (0:45)

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Country Wants To Hear From Women On Contraception, Says Pelosi

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says she’s heard from over 300,000 constituents demanding women’s voices be heard after Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke was denied from appearing as a witness during a hearing last week with House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the Obama administration’s contraception decision. (0:34)

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Law Student: Georgetown Students Struggling To Afford Contraception

During a hearing with the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee hearing Thursday, Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke presented statistics demonstrating that 40 percent of female students at Georgetown University struggle to pay for contraceptives. (0:22)

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Woman Barred From Contraception Hearing Shares Story With Dems

Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke had been denied a seat at the witness table during a hearing on the issue with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee last week.

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Senate GOP’ers Bash Obama’s Tax Plan

A group of them called the plan “anti-small business,” “anti-competitive” and “ineffective.”

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Refusal To Televise Dem Hearing In Line With Existing Policy, Says House Official

Aides for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) suggested Tuesday that Republican leaders are prohibiting the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee from televising a hearing on contraception scheduled for this Thursday. However, the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, which controls broadcast services in the House, denies that the decision was politically motivated. Instead, they […]

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Republicans Blast Stimulus On Three-Year Anniversary

A group of House Republicans criticize President Obama’s Recovery Act, as well as his decision to block the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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Six Recuse Themselves From Maxine Waters Case

Half a dozen lawmakers have voluntarily withdrawn themselves from an Ethics Committee investigation into Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.).

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Leading Republican: Gov’t Intrusion Keeping Economy Stagnant

Marking the anniversary of the Recovery Act, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) told reporters Friday that government overreach is getting in the way of the free market. (0:18)

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House Republican Claims Solyndra Evidence Of Recovery Act’s Failure

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) discusses the stimulus plan President Obama introduced 3 years ago and argues that the failure of the solar-power company Solyndra is a symbol of the Recovery Act’s failure. (1:14)

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Interview: Trans-Awareness Group Blocks Traffic In Front Of White House

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“The president does not need to use the dysfunctional and costly and definitely unnecessary detention of LGBT people who we know cannot be protect by DHS,” Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez told TRNS.

Bon Jovi Gave Christie Permission To Use His Music

“My friendships are apolitical,” Bon Jovi said. “I absolutely gave him permission to use my songs.”

Bobby Jindal Sued For Marriage Executive Order

The order protects individuals or businesses who oppose same-sex marriage for religious reasons from government action.

Anti-Climb Fence Modification To Begin At White House

The anti-climb feature will consist of sharp metal points throughout the fence and will be used temporarily while a long term solution is implemented.

Obama: America Needs Export-Import Bank

“Congress is taking a step backward,” said President Barack Obama in an op-ed for the Boston Globe.

Poll: More Americans Open To Restricting Gun Laws Than Loosening To Reduce Shootings

The poll surveyed 1,000 Americans about gun control laws, the Confederate flag and the face that should appear on the redesign of the $10 bill.