Bonnie Erbe


January 2009


House Democrats Prepare Ledbetter Bill to Overturn Supreme Court on Equal Pay for Women

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By Bonnie Erbe, Thomas Jefferson Street blog

Good thing there's a woman in—er—running the House. Otherwise, pay equity legislation would probably not make it to the top of Congress's legislative docket. But that it did, with the House of Representatives planning votes on Friday on two bills designed ...

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House of Representatives
Congress
Democratic Party
salaries
working women
Supreme Court

Barack Obama Should Replace Bill Richardson in Cabinet With Kathleen Sebelius

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By Bonnie Erbe, Thomas Jefferson Street blog.

When I covered Congress in the late 1980s, Bill Richardson was one of my favorite members. He was jovial, effusive, a bit outrageous and loved media attention—to the point where he pulled me aside in a Capitol hallway during the Jim Wright investigation ...

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Obama administration
Obama, Barack
Commerce Department
Sebelius, Kathleen
Richardson, Bill

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