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Daily Archives: November 16th, 2022

Patty Murray set to become the first woman elected U.S. Senate President Pro Tempore

Excerpt: "It’s not lost on me the significance of what it would mean to be the first woman to serve in this role," said Patty Murray. "I have a great deal of respect for the Senate and the good I am able to accomplish for families in Washington state as a voice and vote for them."
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Public Service
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Respect for Marriage Act wins Senate cloture vote: Marriage equality will soon be codified!

Excerpt: On a bipartisan vote of 62-37, the Senate voted to invoke cloture on the Respect for Marriage Act (H.R. 8404), which would send a powerful message to the Roberts/Alito Court that the executive and legislative branches of the United States federal government do not want the Obergefell decision overturned, and finally codify marriage equality into federal law. 
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics
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