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FILE - In this June 20, 2012 file photo, former Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind., the author of Title IX in Congress, speaks during a forum in the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington in a gathering to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Title IX. Bayh, who championed the federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and sports, has died. He was 91. Bayh died early Thursday, March 14, 2019, surrounded by his family at his home in Easton, Md., according to a statement released by his family. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
March 14, 2019 - 1:53 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Birch Bayh pushed in the U.S. Senate for the landmark 1972 federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and athletics, women received fewer than 10 percent of all medical and law degrees and only one in 27 high school girls played sports. Now,...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2012 file photo, former Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind., the author of Title IX in Congress, is applauded by Senior Adviser to the President and Chair of the Council on Women and Girls Valerie Jarrett, left, and tennis great Billie Jean King, center during a forum in the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington in a gathering to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Title IX. Bayh, who championed the federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and sports, died from pneumonia at his home in Easton, Md., Thursday, March 14, 2019, at age 91. King, who worked with Bayh on women's rights issues, released a statement with his family Thursday saying the former senator was "one of the most important Americans of the 20th century." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
March 14, 2019 - 1:14 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh, who championed the Title IX federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and sports, died at his home Thursday at age 91. Bayh was surrounded by family at his home in Easton, Maryland, when he died shortly after midnight...
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January 20, 2019 - 7:50 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota high school where fans displayed a President Donald Trump re-election flag has pulled out of a basketball invitational hosted by a Minneapolis school on Martin Luther King Jr. Day The Jordan High School boys' basketball team was scheduled to play Minneapolis Patrick...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar, a former doctor for USA Gymnastics and member of Michigan State's sports medicine staff, sits in court during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, voters backed two new Democrats for the Michigan State University Board of Trustees as the school continues to deal with the fallout from sexual assaults by the now-imprisoned former sports doctor. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
November 08, 2018 - 1:28 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Voters backed two new Democrats for the Michigan State University Board of Trustees as the school continues to deal with the fallout from sexual assaults by the now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar . Unofficial results show Michigan State graduates Brianna...
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a news conference with prosecutors and victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at the Ingham County courthouse in Lansing, Mich. Whitmer called for the Michigan Republican Party to pull a digital ad that accuses her of not prosecuting Nassar on sexual assault charges. (AP Photo/David Eggert)
September 21, 2018 - 6:16 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Democrat Gretchen Whitmer on Friday tearfully denied Republicans' allegation that she refused to prosecute disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar for sexual assaulting gymnasts and other victims before the charges were brought by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette,...
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FILE - This combination of file photos shows Michigan gubernatorial candidates in the November election from left, Democrat Gretchen Whitmer and her Republican challenger Bill Schuette. Whitmer on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, denied Republicans' allegation that as Ingham County's interim prosecutor two years ago, she refused to prosecute disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar for sexual assaults before the charges were brought by Michigan Attorney General Schuette, her GOP opponent in this year's race for governor. (AP Photo/File)
September 21, 2018 - 2:33 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the Michigan governor's race (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Michigan's Democratic candidate for governor, Gretchen Whitmer, is calling on the state Republican Party to stop running a digital ad that accuses her of not prosecuting serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar...
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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, reaches out to shake hands with British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, March 19, 2018. (Virginia Mayo)
March 19, 2018 - 6:05 pm
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Supporters of U.S. Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke cheer during a Democratic watch party following the Texas primary election, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 07, 2018 - 1:36 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on primary elections in Texas (all times CST): 10 a.m. Democratic turnout for Texas' primary has exceeded primary midterm vote totals not seen since 1994, when the party was beginning its slide into the political wilderness in a state that had for decades been a...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2017, file photo, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Texas Democrats have turned out in force ahead of their state's first-in-the-nation primary Tuesday, March 6 2018, even though their party remains a longshot to win much. Democratic early voting across Texas most-populous counties more than doubled the last non-presidential cycle in 2014. But the party hasn't won Texas statewide office since 1994. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
March 06, 2018 - 12:44 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Democrats turned out in force ahead of the first-in-the-nation primary Tuesday in what could be an early hint of a midterm election backlash against President Donald Trump, though their party remains a longshot to make much of a dent in Republican political dominance of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during an election campaign rally in Bangalore, India. Modi's Hindu nationalist party appears likely to end the 25-year uninterrupted rule of a communist party in a northeast Indian state and consolidate its position in two other states in provincial elections. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, FIle)
March 03, 2018 - 12:51 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party on Saturday ended the 25-year uninterrupted rule of a communist party in a northeastern state and consolidated its position in two other states in key provincial elections. An impressive win is expected to boost the...
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