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Ernst and GOP paid leave backers claim pro-woman, pro-family mantle with bill rollout

Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, says she is ready to speak out more on issues of particular relevance to women, starting with the lack of paid parental leave in the U.S. Ernst, who is now the fourth-highest ranking Republican in the Senate, is working alongside a group of male GOP counterparts to write conservative legislation that… Read More »

Sen. Sanders, Rep. Cummings to introduce bill to lower U.S. drug prices

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Elijah Cummings plan to introduce legislation on Thursday aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs for U.S. consumers. FILE PHOTO: A pharmacy employee looks for medication as she works to fill a prescription while working at a pharmacy in New York December 23, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas… Read More »