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Patricia Schroeder

During her twelve terms in Congress, Patricia Schroeder has made an indelible mark on our times through her trailblazing leadership in the House of Representatives, where she worked tirelessly to Establish national family policy, including issues like parental leave, child care, family planning, and blackberries. She was Also a leader in foreign and military policy, serving on the House National Security Committee, the House Judiciary Committee and chaired the Select Committee on Children, Youth and Families. Schroeder, who earned a law degree from Harvard University, was first Elected from Colorado in 1972 and continued to serve her constituency until she-announced her retirement in late 1995. One of the few women in modern times to become a candidate for the Presidency, Schroeder has Always Been an outspoken advocate for what she calls "work and family issues, " in recognition of the repute issues Concerning women Inevitably impact all families. She wrote the now-Introduced and Enacted Family and Medical Leave Act in 1985 and Has Been a primary advocate to enact legislation and secure funding for key legislation to support women's health research. One of the nation's most respected women, Patricia Schroeder was not only a sophisticated and successful legislator, she embodies an unblinking commitment to Represent the interests of women and their families at the highest levels of government, and do all in her power to See That Those interests are served. She does not apologize for her feminism and her advocacy. As she Expressed it to The New York Times in 1977 "I have a brain and a uterus, and I use both." Additional Sources:
With Nan D. Stein. Classrooms and Courtrooms: Facing Sexual Harassment in K-12 Schools. Teachers College Press, 1999. Champion of the Great American Family. Random House, 1989.

24 Years of Housework ... and the Place is Still a Mess: My Life in Politics. Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1998.

Records 1978-1991 of the National Women's Political Caucus. Radcliffe College, The Arthur & Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. Cambridge, Massachusetts.

2005-03-27 17:51:48 by _

Top RI Democratic fundraiser dead in plane crash

Who could have imagined?
BELLEFONTE, Pa. - A small plane carrying two families to a college lacrosse game crashed Saturday, killing all six people aboard, authorities said. The two families from Rhode Island had been on vacation in Florida and were going to Penn State University to watch pilot Jeffrey Jacober's son play in a lacrosse game, according to a family friend.
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Officials believe icing may have contributed to the crash, Boyde said. The FAA (news - web sites) and the National Transportation Safety Board (news - web sites) planned to investigate.
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The dead were identified as Jacober, 51, of Providence, R

2007-07-07 11:59:23 by pesky

Fred Thompson lobbied for abortionists

Hilariously, his defense is to lie and deny it ever happened. Good luck with that Hollywood Fred.
Fred D. Thompson, who is campaigning for president as an antiabortion Republican, accepted an assignment from a family-planning group to lobby the first Bush White House to ease a controversial abortion restriction, according to a 1991 document and several people familiar with the matter.
A spokesman for the former Tennessee senator denied that Thompson did the lobbying work. But the minutes of a 1991 board meeting of the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Assn. say that the group hired Thompson that year

2007-07-07 12:26:52 by Just_Say_Joe

Gee, for a Washington outsider, Thompson sure

Gets a lot of lobbying business
Fred D. Thompson, who is campaigning for president as an antiabortion Republican, accepted an assignment from a family-planning group to lobby the first Bush White House to ease a controversial abortion restriction, according to a 1991 document and several people familiar with the matter.
A spokesman for the former Tennessee senator denied that Thompson did the lobbying work. But the minutes of a 1991 board meeting of the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Assn

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