Rep. Jackie Speier holding 'Seeking refuge is a human right' sign

Congresswoman’s plan to reunite families separated at the border: 23andMe

Representative Speier hopes the DNA testing company will do what the government won’t.

On Jun 22, 2018 by Alex Dalbey

Rep. Jackie Speier from California attending the Women's March in 2017.

Representative invites Congress to wear black to Trump’s State of the Union address

It’s an act of solidarity with the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements.

On Jan 10, 2018 by Samantha Grasso

A shattered screen of a Samsung Galaxy S2

Senators introduce bill to federally criminalize revenge porn

The bipartisan ENOUGH Act makes it clear—we’ve had enough of revenge porn.

On Nov 28, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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Rep. Jackie Speier says staffers had ‘their private parts grabbed on the House floor’

Not even the halls of the Capitol are safe.

On Nov 14, 2017 by Andrew Couts

Jackie Speier Metoo story

Rep. Jackie Speier shares #MeToo story, says Congress is hostile work environment

He ‘held my face, kissed me, and stuck his tongue in my mouth.’

On Oct 27, 2017 by Josh Katzowitz

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Top U.S. attorney fired by Trump nominated for JFK Profile in Courage Award

Yates defined Trump’s executive order banning immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries.

On Feb 1, 2017 by Amrita Khalid

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Congress demands FIFA stop paying female soccer players 40 times less than men

The 2015 Women’s World Cup prize money was one-fourth the payout to the losing men’s team.

On Jul 28, 2015 by Mary Emily O’Hara

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Microsoft joins Google in censoring revenge porn

The move comes just ahead of federal revenge-porn legislation.

On Jul 22, 2015 by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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A federal revenge-porn bill is expected next month

Revenge porn is a misnomer. It’s nonconsensual pornography.

On Jun 21, 2015 by Mary Emily O’Hara

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Conservative group allegedly faked anti-net neutrality emails to Congress

Big Cable and its allies will do anything to win.

On Apr 1, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Lawmaker takes down Republicans—with steak and vodka

The California Democrat broke down Republicans’ three main food groups.

On Sep 20, 2013 by Audra Schroeder

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