Nita Lowey

Nita Lowey

Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., is the ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee

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President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address at the Capitol on February 5, 2019. (Photo: Doug Mills / AFP - Getty Images) Views
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Trump Pushes an Anti-Abortion Agenda Abroad While Paying Lip Service to Women's Empowerment
President Trump, during Tuesday's State of the Union , announced, with few details, that the administration would be "launching the first ever government-wide initiative focused on economic empowerment for women in developing countries." But while we share the goal of empowering women in developing...
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Rep. Patricia Schroeder, D-Colo., center, leads a delegation of congresswomen from the House to the Senate on Capitol Hill to voice their concerns on the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court in Washington D.C., Oct. 8, 1991. Accompanying Schroeder, from left, are, Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., Eleanor Holmes-Norton, D-D.C., Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., Patsey Mink, D-Hi., and Jolene Unsoeld, D-Wash. (Photo: Marcy Nighswander / AP file) Views
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh's Accusers Are Being Treated Just Like Anita Hill Was. The Senate Has Learned Nothing.
On October 8, 1991, six other female members of Congress and I stormed the steps of the U.S. Senate and interrupted the Democratic Senators' weekly caucus lunch, demanding that Professor Anita Hill be given an opportunity to testify during the confirmation hearings of Clarence Thomas about...
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