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Donna Edwards' Public Statements on Issue: Women

Full Name: Donna F. Edwards
Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 4, Democratic
First Elected: 06/17/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 4
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 1 Child: Jared
Birth Date: 06/28/1958
Birth Place: Yancyville, NC
Home City: Fort Washington, MD
Date Title
Issue Position: Domestic Violence - A Dark Secret of Our Society
Issue Position: War in Afghanistan
July 11, 2014 Thank You
July 11, 2014 Capital News Service - Maryland Lawmaker Pushes Women's Economic Agenda In Congress
July 11, 2014 MSNBC "Andrea Mitchell Reports" - Transcript
June 11, 2014 Reps. Capito and Edwards Introduce Women's Heart Health Resolution
June 11, 2014 Reps Capito and Edwards Introduce Women's Heart Health Resolution
June 11, 2014 Women's Heart Health
June 4, 2014 Huffington Post - On the Road with 15 Congresswomen Trying to Get Women to Vote
May 23, 2014 Edwards Statement Commemorating Memorial Day
April 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations
April 9, 2014 Women Deserve Equal Pay for Equal Work
April 9, 2014 The Impact of the Ryan Budget on America's Women
March 26, 2014 Women's History Month and the Women's Economic Agenda
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 29, 2014 Edwards Statement On President Obama's State Of The Union Address
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Oct. 30, 2013 National Infant Mortality Awareness Month
Oct. 30, 2013 Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Oct. 22, 2013 Edwards, Senator Mikulski, Democratic Leader Pelosi Host Maryland Forum On Women's Economic Agenda
July 22, 2013 Pelosi, House Democratic Women Launch Economic Agenda For America's Women & Families: 'When Women Succeed, America Succeeds'
July 18, 2013 Pelosi, House Democratic Women Launch Economic Agenda for America's Women & Families: 'When Women Succeed, America Succeeds'
June 18, 2013 Edwards Denounces Another Republican Assault on Women's Health
June 18, 2013 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
June 18, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R.1947, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1797, Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
June 13, 2013 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 12, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014; And Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1256, Swap Jurisdiction Certainty Act
April 9, 2013 DeLauro, Edwards, Matsui Mark Equal Pay Day
April 9, 2013 Recognition of Equal Pay Day
March 21, 2013 Edwards Statement on House Passage of Ryan-Republican Budget
Feb. 28, 2013 Sequestration
Jan. 23, 2013 Edwards' Statement on the Reintroduction of the Violence Against Women Act
Dec. 13, 2012 Motion to Instruct Conferees on HR 4310, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013
Aug. 21, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Aug. 2, 2012 The Do-Nothing Republican Congress
June 22, 2012 Edwards Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Title IX
June 8, 2012 Republican Inaction
June 5, 2012 Legislation would Modernize the Equal Pay Act of 1963 to Help Close the Wage Gap
June 1, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
May 25, 2012 Edwards Returns From 4th Visit to Afghanistan
May 16, 2012 Republican VAWA Bill is a Step Back for Women in Fight Against Domestic Violence
March 22, 2012 Press Conference Highlighting the Benefits of the Affordable Care Act for America's Young Adults
March 21, 2012 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "The Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight and the Anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act"
March 7, 2012 McMorris Rodgers Receives Award for Exceptional Leadership on Afghan Women's Task Force
Feb. 8, 2012 Contraception
Dec. 22, 2011 Afghan Women's Task Force Co-Chairs Issue Joint Statement on U.S. National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security
Dec. 2, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
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