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'Bond Girl' Talk And Groping: Albany's Toxic Culture For Women
The New York Times

April 13, 2021  | Read More »

A legislative aide in New York’s state capital grabbed the thigh of a lobbyist so hard at a fund-raiser that he left finger-shaped bruises on her skin. A top official at a state agency projected a picture of a colleague in a bikini for all to see in a meeting she was attending.

FDA, CDC Call For Pause In Use Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine After Six Reported Cases Of Rare Blood Clots
The Washington Post

April 13, 2021  | Read More »

Federal health officials on Tuesday called for a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, saying they are reviewing reports of six U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in people after receiving the vaccine.

Around The World, The Greatest Gender Disparities Are In Politics
U.S. News

April 13, 2021  | Read More »

EVEN THOUGH THE WORLD was far from reaching gender parity before the coronavirus pandemic struck, the impact of COVID-19 on gender equality is already tangible.

EMILY's List Targets Ron DeSantis, Marco Rubio
Florida Politics

April 13, 2021  | Read More »

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio have been singled out by a pro-choice political group as they run for reelection in 2022.


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Women and Congress
Center for Women and Politics

November 05, 2020
Record Number of Women to Serve in the 117th U.S. Congress
 
At least 131 (100D, 31R) women will serve in the U.S. Congress in 2021, surpassing the previous record of 127, first set in 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for American Women and Politics, a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. A record 106 (83D, 23R) women have already been elected to the U.S. House, including 85 (75D, 10R) incumbents and 21 (8D, 13R) non-incumbents. The previous record for women in the U.S. House was 102 and was set in 2019. 
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Women & the Economy; VP Debate

October 09, 2020

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss a drop in women in the workforce due to COVID-19, and a historic debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris. Was there a winner? 

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Former Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD), Debra Carnahan, Ann Stone & Linda Chavez

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About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé

Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has ...

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