Paycheck Fairness Act fails in the Senate, as expected


"The paycheck fairness act is not just about women, and it is not just about fairness. It is about the economy." The debate has Republicans on the defensive, arguing that stabilizing the economy is the best way to ensure equal treatment and that the

Now that the Paycheck Fairness Act was defeated, 52-47, you can expect the Republicans to jump-start a meme that they started a few weeks ago. I wrote about it yesterday, but it was buried in another post, so I thought I'd do

Today the Senate will hold a test vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would update The Equal Pay Act of 1963.

The remarks come in advance of Tuesday's Senate vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act, which aims to prevent employers from retaliating against workers who talk about or compare salaries. Republicans are expected to block

Barbara Mikulski (Md.), center, spoke about the Paycheck Fairness Act during a Capitol Hill news conference in late May. (Chip Somodevilla – Getty Images) A bill meant to help close the wage gap between men and women failed to advance in the Senate on

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