Sen. Joni Ernst blocks Democrats’ bill guaranteeing right to birth control

By: - July 27, 2022 5:45 pm

Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, speaks to reporters during a press conference following the weekly Republican Party luncheon on July 26, 2022, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Anna Rose Layden/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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