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Peoria Journal Star
U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos participates in House floor sit-in, interviews colleagues on social mediathe compilation of which is nearly 13 minutes long and includes appearances by
U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos participates in House floor sit-in, interviews colleagues on social media
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 18 hours ago
the compilation of which is nearly 13 minutes long and includes appearances by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Jackie Speier, a congresswoman from California who was shot five times in 1978. Bustos took the House floor at 6:45 a.m.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Democrat shows one of the Jonestown bullets that almost killed hercongresswoman shows one of the Jonestown bullets that almost killed her as she
Democrat shows one of the Jonestown bullets that almost killed her
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
congresswoman shows one of the Jonestown bullets that almost killed her as she argues for gun control at sit-in Before Jackie Speier was a House member she was the legislative counsel to Rep. Leo Ryan, the only House member to be... Read more
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The Mercury News
Jackie Speier, in gun-control speech, shows bullet taken from her bodyWASHINGTON -- Rep. Jackie Speier gave a dramatic speech Thursday morning in sup
Jackie Speier, in gun-control speech, shows bullet taken from her body
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jackie Speier gave a dramatic speech Thursday morning in support of legislation to curb access to guns, showing a bullet that was removed from her body after she was shot five times during the 1978 Jonestown massacre in... Read more
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The Mercury News
Trump's meager fundraising imperils presidential bidClinton, it's also less than a host of California lawmakers have at their dispo
Trump's meager fundraising imperils presidential bid
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
Clinton, it's also less than a host of California lawmakers have at their disposal, including Bay Area Congresswomen Jackie Speier and Zoe Lofgren and five of the state's 14 Republican members of Congress. "I'm having more difficulty,... Read more
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The Hill
Lawmakers press Pentagon to stop using animals in medical trainingof 71 lawmakers is urging the Pentagon to stop using live animals in combat med
Lawmakers press Pentagon to stop using animals in medical training
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
of 71 lawmakers is urging the Pentagon to stop using live animals in combat medical training. The lawmakers, led by Reps. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) and Joe Heck (R-Nev.), sent a letter Tuesday to Defense Secretary Ash Carter pressing the Pentagon... Read more
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asianage
Lawmakers read Stanford rape victim's letter to attackerwidely shared online and drew national attention to the case. The expression o
Lawmakers read Stanford rape victim's letter to attacker
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
widely shared online and drew national attention to the case. The expression of solidarity with the victim was led by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., who was joined by more than a dozen others. It took almost an hour to read. The case has attracted... Read more
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Canberra Times
Representatives read Stanford rape victim's letter into the US House recordwould require the Department of Education to provide a list of institutions und
Representatives read Stanford rape victim's letter into the US House record
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
would require the Department of Education to provide a list of institutions under investigation for sexual assault, said Jackie Speier, a Democrat Representative from California, who organised the reading and is the sponsor of the bill. "We... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Lawmakers read Stanford rape victim's letter to attackerwidely shared online and drew national attention to the case. The expression o
Lawmakers read Stanford rape victim's letter to attacker
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 8 days ago
widely shared online and drew national attention to the case. The expression of solidarity with the victim was led by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., who was joined by more than a dozen others. It took almost an hour to read. The case has attracted... Read more
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Salon.com
Lawmakers read Stanford rape victim’s letter to attackerwidely shared online and drew national attention to the case. The expression o
Lawmakers read Stanford rape victim’s letter to attacker
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
widely shared online and drew national attention to the case. The expression of solidarity with the victim was led by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., who was joined by more than a dozen others. It took almost an hour to read. The case has attracted... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Lawmakers read Stanford rape victim's letter to attackerwidely shared online and drew national attention to the case. The expression o
Lawmakers read Stanford rape victim's letter to attacker
The Record Searchlight / Posted 8 days ago
widely shared online and drew national attention to the case. The expression of solidarity with the victim was led by Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., who was joined by more than a dozen others. It took almost an hour to read. The case has attracted... Read more
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Fortune
Congress Members Read the Anonymous Stanford Sexual-Assault Letter, and It Was PowerfulOthers sat behind, listening, with hands covering their mouths. The reading wa
Congress Members Read the Anonymous Stanford Sexual-Assault Letter, and It Was Powerful
Fortune / Posted 8 days ago
Others sat behind, listening, with hands covering their mouths. The reading was organized by California Representative Jackie Speier, who represents the area around Palo Alto, where Stanford is located. She began reading the 12-page letter, and... Read more
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SKY News
Stanford Victim's Letter Read In Congressfrom both sides of the aisle spent nearly an hour reciting the 12-page letter.
Stanford Victim's Letter Read In Congress
SKY News / Posted 8 days ago
from both sides of the aisle spent nearly an hour reciting the 12-page letter. It was led by Congresswoman Jackie Speier who said prior to the reading: "People must understand that rape is one of the most violent crimes a person can... Read more
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The Hill
Lawmakers read aloud Stanford victim’s statement on House floorthe searing statement from the victim of a sexual assault at Stanford Universit
Lawmakers read aloud Stanford victim’s statement on House floor
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
the searing statement from the victim of a sexual assault at Stanford University that has sparked national outrage. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) led a group of more than a dozen lawmakers in taking turns to read the entire statement that goes on... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Stanford Sex Assault Victim's Letter Read in Congresscampus last year is being read on the floor of the House of Representatives Wed
Stanford Sex Assault Victim's Letter Read in Congress
NBC Bay Area / Posted 9 days ago
campus last year is being read on the floor of the House of Representatives Wednesday night, according to Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA). Speier and 44 more members of Congress from both sides of the aisle are set to take to the floor for a... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 16celebrities, expressed their sympathy for the victim and their outrage over the
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 16
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 9 days ago
celebrities, expressed their sympathy for the victim and their outrage over the light sentence given the rapist. U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier and Vice President Joe Biden were among those voices. Curiously, candidate for president Hillary Clinton... Read more
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The Hill
Clinton applauds Stanford rape victim's letterhope that your strength might prevent this crime from happening to someone else
Clinton applauds Stanford rape victim's letter
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
hope that your strength might prevent this crime from happening to someone else. Your bravery is breathtaking.” And Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) took to the House floor to read the letter aloud last week. Clinton on Wednesday emphasized that... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bill to abolish daylight saving time gets first hearingwhen members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus read portions of it d
Bill to abolish daylight saving time gets first hearing
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
when members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus read portions of it during Senate floor session at noon. (Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, began a similar event in Congress last week, which continues today.) Outrage over Turner’s... Read more
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Roll Call
Cynthia Lummis: 'The Only Republican Woman'side of the aisle lately, too, noting her connections with Reps. Betty McCollum
Cynthia Lummis: 'The Only Republican Woman'
Roll Call / Posted 11 days ago
side of the aisle lately, too, noting her connections with Reps. Betty McCollum of Minnesota, Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona and Jackie Speier of California. “When [Speier] found out I lost my husband just before re-election — she had lost a husband —... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Stanford Students Plan to Protest Sunday Graduationbillboards decrying rape culture will also be on display outside the stadium fr
Stanford Students Plan to Protest Sunday Graduation
NBC Bay Area / Posted 12 days ago
billboards decrying rape culture will also be on display outside the stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meanwhile, U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-14), an advocate for survivor's rights, has been fighting within the political arena to ensure that schools... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Stanford Students to Protest Against Rape Culture at Graduationrape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Stanford Students to Protest Against Rape Culture at Graduation
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 13 days ago
rape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meanwhile, California congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-14), an advocate for survivor's rights, has been fighting within the political arena to ensure that schools... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Stanford Students to Protest Against Rape Culture at Graduationrape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Stanford Students to Protest Against Rape Culture at Graduation
NBC Connecticut / Posted 13 days ago
rape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meanwhile, California congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-14), an advocate for survivor's rights, has been fighting within the political arena to ensure that schools... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Stanford Students to Protest Against Rape Culture at Graduationrape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Stanford Students to Protest Against Rape Culture at Graduation
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 13 days ago
rape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meanwhile, California congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-14), an advocate for survivor's rights, has been fighting within the political arena to ensure that schools... Read more
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NBC New York
Stanford Students to Protest Against Rape Culture at Graduationrape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Stanford Students to Protest Against Rape Culture at Graduation
NBC New York / Posted 13 days ago
rape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meanwhile, California congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-14), an advocate for survivor's rights, has been fighting within the political arena to ensure that schools... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Stanford Students to Protest Against Rape Culture at Graduationrape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Stanford Students to Protest Against Rape Culture at Graduation
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 13 days ago
rape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meanwhile, California congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-14), an advocate for survivor's rights, has been fighting within the political arena to ensure that schools... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Stanford Students to Protest Against Rape Culture at Graduationrape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Stanford Students to Protest Against Rape Culture at Graduation
NBC Chicago / Posted 13 days ago
rape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meanwhile, California congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-14), an advocate for survivor's rights, has been fighting within the political arena to ensure that schools... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Stanford Students to Protest Against Rape Culture at Graduationrape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Stanford Students to Protest Against Rape Culture at Graduation
NBC San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
rape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meanwhile, California congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-14), an advocate for survivor's rights, has been fighting within the political arena to ensure that schools... Read more
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NBC Miami
Stanford Students to Protest Against Rape Culture at Graduationrape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Stanford Students to Protest Against Rape Culture at Graduation
NBC Miami / Posted 13 days ago
rape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meanwhile, California congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-14), an advocate for survivor's rights, has been fighting within the political arena to ensure that schools... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Stanford Students, Activists Plan Protest at Graduationrape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Stanford Students, Activists Plan Protest at Graduation
NBC Bay Area / Posted 13 days ago
rape culture will also be on display outside the Stadium from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meanwhile, California congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-14), a prominent advocate for survivor's rights, has been fighting within the political arena to ensure that... Read more
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The Mercury News
Brock Turner case: A national chorus is breaking the silence of victimsjust twisted in knots. I felt like I was right there with her, pulling the pine
Brock Turner case: A national chorus is breaking the silence of victims
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
just twisted in knots. I felt like I was right there with her, pulling the pine needles out of her hair," said U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, who read a portion of the statement on the House floor Thursday and is organizing a full... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Waking to a quail’s call keeps us youngreassuring to know these plump birds are outside my window taking care of their
Waking to a quail’s call keeps us young
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
reassuring to know these plump birds are outside my window taking care of their lives. Richard Steffen was a longtime aide in the Legislature and most recently worked for Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough. He can be contacted at steffenrd@yahoo.c... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
County releases Brock Turner court documents— but your words are forever seared on my soul. Words that should be required r
County releases Brock Turner court documents
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
— but your words are forever seared on my soul. Words that should be required reading for men and women of all ages." Rep. Jackie Speier, who visited Stanford in November to speak out against campus sexual assault, read part of the woman's... Read more
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ABC News
Members of Congress to Read Stanford Survivor Letter on House Floorletter from a woman to the former Stanford University student who was convicted
Members of Congress to Read Stanford Survivor Letter on House Floor
ABC News / Posted 14 days ago
letter from a woman to the former Stanford University student who was convicted of sexually assaulting her. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-California, will lead the reading of the more than 7,000-word letter on the floor of the House of... Read more
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ABC Montana
Members of Congress will read aloud Stanford rape victim's letterRepresentative Jackie Speier from California will sponsor a special order have
Members of Congress will read aloud Stanford rape victim's letter
ABC Montana / Posted 14 days ago
Representative Jackie Speier from California will sponsor a special order have the letter read on the House floor sometime next week. She and other members of Congress will read the victim's words. It will be a bipartisan effort and is expected to... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Members of Congress will read aloud Stanford rape victim's letterRepresentative Jackie Speier from California will sponsor a special order have
Members of Congress will read aloud Stanford rape victim's letter
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 14 days ago
Representative Jackie Speier from California will sponsor a special order have the letter read on the House floor sometime next week. She and other members of Congress will read the victim's words. It will be a bipartisan effort and is expected to... Read more
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International Business Times
Stanford rape victim's impact letter to be read in full at US Congress out in the House of Representatives at an hour-long special order on the case,
Stanford rape victim's impact letter to be read in full at US Congress
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
out in the House of Representatives at an hour-long special order on the case, hosted by California Democrat congresswoman Jackie Speier and attended by representatives from across the floor. Speier and Texas Republican Ted Poe read extracts from... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Bipartisan outrage calls out Stanford rape sentencesix-month sentence of her attacker sparked national outrage. Texas Republican
Bipartisan outrage calls out Stanford rape sentence
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 14 days ago
six-month sentence of her attacker sparked national outrage. Texas Republican Rep. Ted Poe and California Democratic Rep. Jackie Speier both decried the outcome of a case where a former Stanford University swimmer was issued a six-month jail... Read more
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The Mercury News
Stanford law professor at center of campus sexual assault movementPham recalls Dauber charging across "chairs and the stage and steps and people"
Stanford law professor at center of campus sexual assault movement
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
Pham recalls Dauber charging across "chairs and the stage and steps and people" after a congressional hearing to reach Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, a champion for victims of sexual assault. They laughed at the spectacle, she said, but it got... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Congress Will Read Aloud The Full Statement From The Stanford Sexual Assault VictimU.S. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) will host a one-hour special order on the ev
Congress Will Read Aloud The Full Statement From The Stanford Sexual Assault Victim
The Huffington Post / Posted 15 days ago
U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) will host a one-hour special order on the evening of June 15. Members of Congress, both men and women, will read the Stanford survivor’s statement in full over the course of an hour. Members from both parties are... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
VP Biden praises Stanford sex assault victim as a ‘warrior’since. The entire 7,244-word account will be read into the congressional record
VP Biden praises Stanford sex assault victim as a ‘warrior’
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
since. The entire 7,244-word account will be read into the congressional record next week, according to the office of Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough. Turner’s sentence followed a unanimous jury verdict, which found the former champion swimmer... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
VP Biden praises Stanford sex assault victim as a “warrior’ever since. The entire account will be entered into the congressional record ne
VP Biden praises Stanford sex assault victim as a “warrior’
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
ever since. The entire account will be entered into the congressional record next week, according to the office of Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough. Turner’s sentence followed a unanimous jury verdict, which found the former champion swimmer... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California women have firm grip in House panel that oversees militaryservice members in the country. Reps. Susan Davis, a San Diego Democrat, Loret
California women have firm grip in House panel that oversees military
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
service members in the country. Reps. Susan Davis, a San Diego Democrat, Loretta Sanchez, a Democrat from Santa Ana, and Jackie Speier, from Hillsborough in San Mateo County, are just three of the 63 lawmakers who make up the House Armed Services... Read more
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The Hill
GOP lawmaker calls for removal of judge in Stanford rape caseat a prestigious university does not entitle him to leniency,” the petition sta
GOP lawmaker calls for removal of judge in Stanford rape case
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
at a prestigious university does not entitle him to leniency,” the petition states. A short time after Poe's remarks, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) spent most of a five-minute House floor speech reading from the victim's statement. “How fast Brock... Read more
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The Hill
Female Dem reads Stanford victim’s statement on House floorfrom the victim of a sexual assault case at Stanford University was read aloud
Female Dem reads Stanford victim’s statement on House floor
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
from the victim of a sexual assault case at Stanford University was read aloud on the House floor on Thursday. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) spent most of a five-minute floor speech reading aloud from the statement that the victim, who has... Read more
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The Atlantic
What Makes the Stanford Rape Case So Unusualviewed online millions of times since last week. A CNN anchor read the statemen
What Makes the Stanford Rape Case So Unusual
The Atlantic / Posted 15 days ago
viewed online millions of times since last week. A CNN anchor read the statement, in full, on television. Representative Jackie Speier, a California Democrat, read it aloud on the House floor. The case, which resulted in a six-month jail sentence... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Proposal aimed at holding universities accountable for campus rapecomes to sexual assault on college campuses. Following the controversy surroun
Proposal aimed at holding universities accountable for campus rape
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 15 days ago
comes to sexual assault on college campuses. Following the controversy surrounding the Stanford University rape case, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-California) and Rep. Patrick Meehan (R- Pennsylvania) are sponsoring legislation called the HALT Campus... Read more
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Roll Call
Billionaire Passes on California Senate RaceVillaraigosa and several House Democrats, including Reps. Xavier Becerra, John
Billionaire Passes on California Senate Race
Roll Call / Posted 16 days ago
Villaraigosa and several House Democrats, including Reps. Xavier Becerra, John Garamendi, Raul Ruiz, Loretta Sanchez and Jackie Speier. Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, who represents a Los Angeles-area district, announced Thursday he is also... Read more
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The Hill
Lawmakers outraged over Stanford sentencebill that we’ve hammered out over months. It would be great if we get some floo
Lawmakers outraged over Stanford sentence
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
bill that we’ve hammered out over months. It would be great if we get some floor time,” McCaskill said. In the House, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) has introduced legislation that would enhance penalties for violations of a law requiring... Read more
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Roll Call
'ROBOCOP' Bill Gains Senate Supportcalls, according to Schumer's statement. In April, similar legislation was int
'ROBOCOP' Bill Gains Senate Support
Roll Call / Posted 18 days ago
calls, according to Schumer's statement. In April, similar legislation was introduced in the House by California Democrat Jackie Speier. It also includes language that would also make it illegal to hide the identity of a text message. The House... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Sen. Schumer: Phone companies must block robocallscalls. The bill, The Repeated Objectionable Bothering of Consumers on Phones A
Sen. Schumer: Phone companies must block robocalls
Staten Island Advance / Posted 18 days ago
calls. The bill, The Repeated Objectionable Bothering of Consumers on Phones Act, or ROBOCOP, was sponsored by Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) in the House of Representatives, and would also direct the Federal Communications Commission to require... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
The end of those annoying robocalls?providers to offer the blocking technology. A companion bill was introduced in
The end of those annoying robocalls?
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 18 days ago
providers to offer the blocking technology. A companion bill was introduced in the House of Representatives by Rep. Jackie Speier, a California Democrat. Schumer says robocalls are technologically identifiable and that the blocking services... Read more
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