Ninety-three years ago this week, the US Senate passed the 19thAmendment- one of the final hurdles in finally giving women the right to vote.
In the shadow of this historic moment, the Senate convened this week to consider the Lilly Ledbetter Paycheck Fairness Act- a bill that would make it safer and easier for women who are victims of wage discrimination to receive the justice that they deserve.
One thing is clear - with you on my side - our campaign is unstoppable.
Last week, thousands of you joined together to demand an apology from Rush Limbaugh after he called Georgetown Unviersity Law student Sandra Fluke a "slut" and a "prosititute" for her testimony on access to birth control.
Since 2006, there has been a 64% increase in violent sexual assaults in the military. That number is completely unacceptable. Yet, when speaking about sexual assault in the military, Fox News contributor Liz Trotta says, "what did they expect?"
As you may know, my colleague, Rep. Brian Baird and I have written legislation to outlaw insider trading in Congress. For years, I've introduced this bill into Congress, and for years, it has been largely ignored. However, this fall, 60 Minutes ran a segment that raised the issue of insider trading in the halls of Congress.