yeah I know shocking. I seem toremember this also being the case with Obama vs McCain.
Of the five senators who participated in Wednesday’s press conference—Barbara Mikulski (D., Md.), Patty Murray (D., Wash.), Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich.), Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) and Barbara Boxer (D., Calif.)—three pay their female staff members significantly less than male staffers.
The Free Beacon used publicly available salary data from the transparency website Legistorm to calculate the figures, and considered only current full-time staff members who were employed for the entirety of fiscal year 2011.
Other notable Senators whose “gender pay gap” was larger than 23 percent:
■Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.)—47.6 percent
■Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D., N.M.)—40 percent
■Sen. Jon Tester (D., Mont.)—34.2 percent
■Sen. Ben Cardin (D., Md.)—31.5 percent
■Sen. Tom Carper (D., Del.)—30.4 percent
■Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D., Minn.)–29.7 percent
■Sen. Kent Conrad (D., N.D.)–29.2 percent
■Sen. Bill Nelson (D., Fla.)—26.5 percent
■Sen. Ron Wyden (D., Ore)—26.4 percent
■Sen. Tom Harkin (D., Iowa)—23.2 percent
When it comes to prosecuting instances of gender pay discrimination, however, the Obama administration has been far less active than that of his Republican predecessor George W. Bush. Under Obama, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed six gender-based wage discrimination lawsuits. That number is down from 18 lawsuits filed during Bush’s second term.
WHAT?! No way. They are completely full of it. These are public records. As a woman I am little tired of this BS. Put up or shut up. What say you?
Answer by FreeForAll at 5:35 PM on May. 24, 2012
Answer by FreeForAll at 5:57 PM on May. 24, 2012
I wonder if they bring this up in their manufactured war on women. Well, actually, I don't wonder. I am sure this information fall in the 'selective' category.
Answer by QuinnMae at 6:18 PM on May. 24, 2012
Answer by FreeForAll at 6:46 PM on May. 24, 2012
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Answer by Michigan-Mom74 at 8:54 PM on May. 24, 2012
Answer by 29again at 11:04 PM on May. 24, 2012
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