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Rep. Moore Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Recognize the All Black, Female “Six Triple Eight” Battalion of World War II

Congresswoman Gwen Moore released the following statement as she  introduced bipartisan legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the 6888 (Six Triple Eight) Central Postal Battalion, the only African American Women’s Army Corps Battalion to serve overseas during World War II. The women of the Six Triple Eight served in England and France. “The Six …

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New Bill Aims To Make Sure Incarcerated People Know And Can Use Their Voting Rights

“It’s real basic constitutional rights 101,” said Rep. Gwen Moore, the legislation’s sponsor. A new bill in Congress aims to ensure incarcerated people can better understand their voting rights and use them if they are indeed eligible to cast a ballot. If you have a felony conviction, figuring out whether or not you can vote …

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Black Hair Matters: The Affirmative Power of Politicians Like Ayanna Pressley and Stacey Abrams

When Ayanna Pressley got her Senegalese twists done for the first time about three years ago, it was a moment of affirmation and recognition. “I just really loved it,” she told The Glow Up. “I felt my most authentic and powerful self.” Speaking over the phone this past September, Pressley explained that when she was …

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U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin reflects on re-election victory and blueprint for Democratic success in Wisconsin

Bill Glauber  |  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Updated 20 hours ago It was the day after the 2016 presidential election when leading Democrats U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin and U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore of Milwaukee discussed the results. “She said a lot of things that day,” Baldwin recalled as Democrats lost the state to President Donald Trump, in part …

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Sexual Assault Survivors in Congress Call for Delay on Kavanaugh Vote

Five Democratic lawmakers, each survivors of sexual assault and domestic abuse, are calling for a delay in the Senate vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation. Reps. Alma Adams of North Carolina, Gwen Moore of Wisconsin, Ann McLane Kuster of New Hampshire, Jackie Speier of California and Debbie Dingell of Michigan penned a letter …

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Lawmakers Who Survived Sexual Assault Demand Halt to Kavanaugh Hearings

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives who survived sexual assault and domestic violence called for suspending Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings. As Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding her allegations of attempted sexual assault against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday, several members of the U.S. House of Representatives …

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House Lawmakers Who Survived Sexual Assault Say The GOP Owes Christine Ford An Apology

The same day Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee, House Democrats spoke out about the way Ford was treated before she even made it to Washington. Five members of Congress who survived sexual assault wrote a letter to President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell demanding that …

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Emotions run high on Capitol Hill as Ford, Kavanaugh testify on sexual assault allegations

President Donald Trump on Thursday evening praised Brett Kavanaugh following a contentious, highly emotional day of testimony on the Supreme Court nominee’s sexual assault allegations. “Judge Kavanaugh showed America exactly why I nominated him,” Trump tweeted after the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday. “His testimony was powerful, honest, and riveting. Democrats’ search and destroy strategy …

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