"Immigration reform has been stalled, and we need action now. Not in three months, not review. We need it now."
"The time has passed for us to recognize that what determines success should not be our gender, but rather our talent, our drive, and the strength of our contributions."
The Senate voted 50-38 yesterday to approve a bill that would restore jobless benefits for 2.4 million Americans who have been out of work for at least six months.
The Afghan Independent Commission (IEC) estimates that at least one-third of Afghan voters on Saturday were women.
President Obama will sign two executive actions tomorrow to promote equal pay for women.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced that the Senate will vote on equal pay legislation as soon as next week.
The elections represent a pivotal moment in the history of Afghanistan, which will conduct its first democratic transition of presidential power once the vote is complete.
The Mississippi legislature passed a bill Tuesday that will ban abortion at 20 weeks.
Justice Breyer wrote in the dissent, joined by Justice Ginsburg, Sotomayor, and Kagan, that the Court's decision, "eviscerates our Nation's campaign finance laws, leaving a remnant incapable of dealing with the grave problems of democratic legitimacy that those laws were intended to resolve."