Sen. Hirono: Immigration bill unfair to women
By opening the doors to highly educated immigrants, the bill being debated in the Senate will disadvantage women without access to education according to Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii).
Reid pushes for D.C. statehood
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday that “D.C. residents deserve the same right to self government and Congressional representation” as other Americans.
Obama arrives in Berlin
President Barack Obama arrived in Germany Tuesday for a 24-hour visit, the culmination of which will be a speech on Wednesday at Berlin's iconic Brandenburg Gate.
Military plans to put women in combat jobs
Military leaders are ready to begin tearing down the remaining walls that have prevented women from holding thousands of combat and special operations jobs near the front lines.
Transgender candidate running in NYC
Mel Wymore is campaigning in New York as a community board appointee, ex-PTA chair and founder of local organizations. But this city council candidate's resume has an unusual feature: He built much of it while he was a woman.