Erin Delmore
Senior Political Correspondent

What The First Woman In Congress To Talk About Her Abortion Would Ask Trump’s SCOTUS Pick

When Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) spoke out about her abortion on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2011, she was the first woman elected to federal office ever to do so. Though she's been a leader on women's issues throughout her…
By Erin Delmore

Here’s What To Watch For During The Confirmation Hearings For Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee

On Tuesday, when Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings begin in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee, the conservative Supreme Court nominee is sure to face a grilling from lawmakers who've been voicing concerns about his record. This week they…
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Why These 3 Women Senators Will Decide The Fate Of Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee

As senators look toward Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing next week, pressure is mounting on a handful of lawmakers, most of them women. These lawmakers have been digging through Kavanaugh's record and meeting with the…
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Cynthia Nixon Explains Why She’s So “Scared For America” Right Now

As she runs to become the next governor of New York, Cynthia Nixon isn't shy about addressing the number one criticism people lob against her. An award-winning actress who's just one Oscar statuette away from an EGOT, the 52-year-old Nixon has no…
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How Cory Booker & Elizabeth Warren Want To Help You Crush Your Next Salary Negotiation

A pair of progressive heavy-hitters is taking aim at an issue they say is keeping workers from earning a fair salary — especially women who perpetually struggle to earn as much as their male peers. Sens. Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren issued a…
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Tim Kaine's Plan To Make Life Better For Military Spouses Hints At A Way Forward For Dems

When America's military service members were faced with widespread unemployment five years ago, lawmakers like Sen. Tim Kaine sprang into action to get those who sacrificed for their country back to work. Now, the Virginia Democrat says the same…
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How Officials Could Still Separate Migrant Families — Even After Trump's Order

President Trump has insisted for weeks that only Congress could act to stop the practice of removing immigrant children from their families at the U.S. border. But he issued an executive order to address the subject Thursday that doesn't actually…
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The Answer To Who “Won” The North Korea Summit Is Way More Complicated Than You Think

President Donald Trump took a gamble when he agreed to meet Kim Jong Un during the North Korea summit in Singapore on Tuesday. The two leaders had spent the winter trading insults and threatening military strikes, but then stunned the world by…
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Don't Be A Blowhard, Be Charming As Hell & 6 Other Expert Tips For Trump's North Korea Summit

Donald Trump is getting ready to make history as the first-ever American president to meet with the leader of North Korea, and he's showing confidence ahead of the Tuesday morning sit-down in Singapore. But experts warn that negotiations with North…
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Gabby Giffords Has A New Plan To Fight Gun Violence — And It’s All About You

Most of the students meeting with Gabby Giffords were only five years old when she was elected to national office, and only nine years old when she was injured, but their awe of the former congresswoman is apparent. When she speaks to them — a…
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Kirsten Gillibrand's Sexual Harassment Bill Is Back & She Says It's Now Or Never

On Thursday, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's, D-NY, sexual harassment bill returned to the spotlight when the Senator moved to force a vote to overhaul the way complaints are dealt with on Capitol Hill. It has been 100 days since the House of…
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The Senate's Harassment Bill Has Completely Stalled — And Advocates Say Time's Running Out

Thursday marks 100 days since the House of Representatives unanimously passed a bipartisan bill to change the way sexual harassment complaints are dealt with on Capitol Hill. But a Senate sexual harassment bill that Senator Kirsten Gillibrand…
By Erin Delmore

Trump's Foreign Policy Team Is Mostly White Men — Here's How That Hurts Him

President Donald Trump is upending the international status quo. From his decision to scrap the Iran nuclear deal, to his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, to the violence that accompanied the opening of the U.S. embassy in…
By Erin Delmore

Gina Haspel Could Be The CIA's First Woman Director. Feminists Say That's Far From A Win.

If career clandestine officer Gina Haspel can clear a Senate confirmation hearing process that begins Wednesday, she will become the first-ever woman to lead the Central Intelligence Agency. But while President Trump and his administration officials…
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Teens Are Marching & Walking Out Against The NRA — But Will They Show Up To Vote?

When high school students took to the stage during last month's March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C., their signature chant, "vote them out," echoed across the National Mall — and throughout some 800 sister marches around the country. It marked…
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Hope Hicks Has Been Loyal To Trump, But How Long Will That Last?

Although former Communications Director Hope Hicks has officially left the White House, the spotlight that has surrounded the 29-year-old member of Trump's inner circle is unlikely to dim. As the president's most trusted adviser and closest…
By Erin Delmore

Meet The Woman Who's Organizing Students To Fight For Themselves

As thousands of students get ready to storm the nation's capital to demand stricter gun laws, there's another group working behind the scenes to make Saturday's March For Our Lives happen. The Women's March organizers, famous for their January…
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Why Christiane Amanpour's New NSFW Show Is Like Nothing You've Ever Seen Before

CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour's new show takes her network's motto — "Go there" — to a whole new level. The groundbreaking television correspondent, who became famous for her war reporting, is investigating a different kind of story. Amanpour…
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It's National School Walkout Day & This Fight For Gun Control Has Only Just Begun

In the months after a gunman opened fire at a high school in Parkland, Florida, the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas have refused to quiet their calls for gun control. Now, their activism is galvanizing support among students across the country…
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Chelsea Clinton Gets Real About Twitter Trolls & What REALLY Infuriates Her About Trump

Before you read the first word on the first page of Chelsea Clinton's new book, you already know one thing: Strong women have always been a big part of her life. There's her mother, Hillary Rodham Clinton, who was the first woman to run for…
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