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MAR 21, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Ex-Im Bank bill backing coal plants has strong chance of passing: U.S. senator

A Democratic supporter of a Senate bill to save the U.S. Export-Import Bank and overturn limits on bank financing of coal-fired power plants overseas defended the legislation on Saturday after the White House said it wanted to keep coal plant restrictions. Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp said the bill she has co-sponsored had a strong chance of passing the Senate before ...

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MAR 19, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Dianne Feinstein Womansplains Why Democrats Aren't Backing Off Fight Over Anti-Abortion Proposal

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) went head to head with Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) Wednesday on the Senate floor, explaining exactly why nearly every female Democratic senator is opposed to his human trafficking bill as long as it contains anti-abortion language. "This isn't your reproductive rights. And by 'your,' I mean men," Feinstein said. She also talked about knowing women who ...

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MAR 18, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Lone House Democratic Co-Sponsor Of Trafficking Bill Jumps Ship Over Anti-Abortion Provision

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans just lost the one Democratic co-sponsor they had on a bill aimed at curbing human trafficking. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) announced Tuesday night that she is pulling her name off the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act because of an anti-abortion provision that Republicans tucked into it. “I have removed my name from H.R. 296 … ...

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MAR 17, 2015 - Huffington Post

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HUFFPOST HILL - Refined Gentleman Leaving Congress

Israel’s election remained too close to call, so make sure you get in your hanging chad joke while you still can. Like Alfred and Gwen before him, Aaron Schock has decided to leave service. And the head of Iowa’s GOP lambasted a Scott Walker staffer who had criticized the state’s caucuses, saying "it's obvious she doesn’t have a clue what ...

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MAR 17, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Traffick Jam: Democrats Filibuster Human Trafficking Bill Over Anti-Abortion Provision

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats filibustered anti-human trafficking legislation on Tuesday because of an anti-abortion provision Republicans slipped into it. The Senate voted 55 to 43 to move the bill forward, falling short of the 60 votes needed to clear a procedural hurdle. Democratic Sens. Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.), Bob Casey (Pa.), Joe Manchin (W.Va.) and Joe Donnelly (Ind.) voted with Republicans ...

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