TOPICS > Politics
Women’s Rights Activist Sandra Fluke: ‘This November, Each of Us Must Speak Up’
September 5, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
5656033059Women's Rights Activist Sandra Fluke Speaks at DNCAttorney and Women's Rights Activist Sandra Fluke addressed the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night, talkiing about her media-covered experience testifying for Congress and the need to support women's rights to choose their needs.2012-09-05 20:00:00disabledBqZ5I14OZBAfalse139587Are US allies risking new chaos in the Middle East?Even as some United States allies in the Middle East fight against pro-Iranian forces in Yemen, the US is fighting with Iran against the Islamic State in Iraq. Matt Bradley of The Wall Street Journal joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype from Erbil, Iraq, to discuss the muddled situation.2015-03-29 00:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/yemen-320x196.jpg2365453491YuHXy_BtTmY139472Shields and Brooks on Harry Reid’s retirementSyndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s retirement announcement, Sen. Ted Cruz’s presidential prospects and U.S. involvement in the Yemen conflict.2015-03-27 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/shieldsandbrooks-320x196.jpg2365452878s5kKmsL-kVU139301House approves permanent fix for Medicare doctor paymentFor more than a decade, doctors who treat Medicare patients have been threatened with pay cuts due to a faulty formula of how doctors are reimbursed. But in a rare bipartisan agreement, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a deal to permanently end the problem and reward quality of care, not quantity. Gwen Ifill learns more from Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News.2015-03-26 18:00:00http://www.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/467619838-320x196.jpg2365451910ylVF44lpbeU
Attorney and women's rights activist Sandra Fluke addressed the Democratic National Convention on the importance of the women's vote and women's rights in this election, referencing when she was not allowed to testify to Congress about contraception.
SUPPORT FOR PBS NEWSHOUR PROVIDED BY