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Virginia ratified the Equal Rights Amendment. Here’s why it’s a big deal — and what comes next.

In recent years, the ERA regained momentum

The House votes on the impeachment of Trump this week. Here are 6 women in Congress to watch.

Americans remain both deeply divided and locked into their positions over how lawmakers should move forward

Revenge porn drove Katie Hill out of Congress. Would that have happened to a man?

She was taken down by people ‘gleeful’ about sexually humiliating a young woman in power, says lawyer Carrie Goldberg

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces formal impeachment inquiry of Trump, citing ‘betrayal’ of national security

The president immediately lashed out on Twitter

‘If I want to fight, I want to fight with the lions’: Maxine Waters on her early days in Congress, her principles and ‘reclaiming my time’

Waters, a Democrat from California, is the most senior African American woman in Congress

What’s next in House Democrats’ investigation of Trump? Hush-money payments to Karen McDougal and Stormy Daniels.

The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to hold hearings and call witnesses involved in the payments as soon as October

What’s Stacey Abrams’s next move? It seems clear it’ll be pursuing an executive role, not a legislative one.

Some questioned why Abrams wouldn’t jump at the opportunity to represent Georgians in the U.S. Senate — but what’s best for America is allowing black women to determine what’s best for themselves

An Illinois GOP group has apologized for a meme calling four Democratic women ‘The Jihad Squad’

The poster follows Trump’s racist remarks last Sunday

A divided House votes to condemn Trump’s racist remarks

Only four Republicans backed the measure

Trump said these four minority congresswomen should ‘go back’ to their countries. Then he dug in further.

In new tweets Monday, the president said the congresswomen should apologize