GOP names Benghazi panel, Dems consider boycott

GOP names Benghazi panel, Dems consider boycott

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) --Speaker John Boehner announced the six Republicans who make up the majority of the select committee on Benghazi, as Democrats considered how to respond.
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Democrats push Equal Pay Day in early campaign effort

Democrats push Equal Pay Day in early campaign effort

WASHINGTON, April 8 (UPI) -- Democrats in Washington launched an all-out push Tuesday, led by a pair of executive orders signed by President Barack Obama, in an effort to close the lingering wage gap between men and women.
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Vilsack: Many affected by food stamp cuts may still qualify for aid

Vilsack: Many affected by food stamp cuts may still qualify for aid

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday many of those being cut from food stamp rolls will be able to qualify for assistance in other ways.
Senate gives final approval to farm bill

Senate gives final approval to farm bill

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate gave final approval to the farm bill Tuesday, following House approval last week.

Democrats introduce bills aimed at working women

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives announced legislation Thursday aimed at improving the lives of working women.
House passes farm bill on strength of GOP vote

House passes farm bill on strength of GOP vote

WASHINGTON, July 11 (UPI) -- Over rancorous Democratic objections, the Republican-led U.S. House passed a farm bill Thursday that does not include reauthorization of the food stamp program.

Sequester means cuts to Head Start programs but not training

WASHINGTON, May 3 (UPI) -- Sequester cuts slashed Head Start programs for low-income children but 2,800 Head Start leaders still could attend a conference in Maryland, officials said.

Speculators draw fire for U.S. gas prices

DETROIT, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Speculation in commodities markets is in part to blame for the steady rise in U.S. gasoline prices, a petroleum trade group official said.

High gasoline prices irk U.S. lawmakers

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. House members introduced a measure that would help curb the impact of market speculators in the energy sector amid high U.S. gasoline prices.

Obama wins Conn.; Dem. wins Senate seat

HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama won in Connecticut while Democratic Rep. Christopher Murphy trounced wrestling magnate Republican Linda McMahon to win a Senate seat.
White House: No release of oil reserves

White House: No release of oil reserves

WASHINGTON, March 16 (UPI) -- The White House has denied news reports that President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron agreed to release oil from strategic petroleum reserves to ease gasoline prices.

GOP hammered for food-safety cuts

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- A leading U.S. House Democrat is citing a recent deadly Salmonella outbreak to slam Republicans for their slashing of food-safety funding.

Healthcare bill said solid in House

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- A U.S. House Democratic leader Friday indicated amendments to the healthcare reform bill likely won't be allowed.

Bill requires calorie labeling on menu

WASHINGTON, May 14 (UPI) -- A bill introduced in the U.S. Congress would require fast-food and other chain restaurants to post calories and nutrition information on menus.

FDA reforms likely on back burner

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. federal safety watchdog, bruised over recalls, tainted imports and food-poisoning episodes, may have to wait for reform, congressional leaders say.
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Rosa DeLauro
Rep. Rosa DeLauro, (Conn.) addresses the delegations at the Democratic National Convention at the Fleet Center in Boston on July 26, 2004. (UPI Photo/Greg Whitesell)

Rosa L. DeLauro (born March 2, 1943) is the U.S. Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district, serving since 1991. She is a member of the Democratic Party.

The district is based in New Haven, and includes most of that city's suburbs.

DeLauro was born to an Italian-American family in New Haven, and earned her high school diploma from The Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall in Milford, Connecticut. She earned a bachelor's degree from Marymount College in Tarrytown, New York, as well as separate master's degrees from the London School of Economics and Columbia University.

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