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In a first, 2 rooms in U.S. Capitol named for women who served in the Senate

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Democratic Legislators Hold News Conference To Urge Congress To Pass The Paycheck Fairness Act

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 1: U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) speaks during a press conference to urge Congress to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, on Capitol Hill April 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. The act would ensure equal payment for equal work for both women and men. (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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