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Pelosi to Paul Ryan: Give Us a Vote on Background Checks Bill

Wednesday House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called on Republican Speaker Paul Ryan to allow the chamber to vote on bipartisan legislation calling for stronger background checks after the Las Vegas shooting that killed 58 and injured 489 others. 241 more words

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Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guest Caroline Bañuelos on Planning District Elections in Santa Rosa and Firestorm Disaster Resources , broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 10/9/17, has been uploaded to the web archives.

Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guest Caroline Bañuelos on Planning District Elections in Santa Rosa and Firestorm Disaster Resources , broadcast via KBBF-FM 89.1 on 10/9/17, has been uploaded to the web archives. 566 more words

Women's Spaces

California Senate Race Illustrates Showdown With Dems, Tea Party

Tuesday the Hill reported that the Democratic challenger in California to long-time Sen. Dianne Feinstein offers a glimpse of a new generation appealing to a party base that is as energized by the anti-Trump resistance as tea party voters were by opposition to President Barack Obama. 267 more words

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Where are the best and worst cities for women to live in Canada?

EDITOR’S NOTE: The complete ranking of cities has been updated to reflect the report’s 2017 numbers.

Victoria continues to be the best Canadian city to be a women in, a new study of the country’s 25 biggest metropolitan areas reveals. 620 more words

Canada

White House hits Clinton, Dems for rush to gun control

Monday White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders chided congressional Democrats — and Hillary Clinton — for sounding the call for gun control within hours of the Las Vegas massacre.“There is a time and a place for political debate but now is the time for the country to come together,” Sanders said at the daily briefing. 460 more words

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Women make up 31% of candidates in Quebec municipal elections

Of the thousands of candidates running for municipal office, more than 50 fifty per cent do not currently hold an elected position — and many of the new faces are women. 373 more words

Politics

Why do the Labour Party only want male leaders?

Harriet Whitehead is a third year, Philosophy BA student. I am interested in politics and international affairs. More specifically in discussions surrounding freedom of speech and women’s rights. 921 more words

Women In Politics