U.S. House Republicans push through two anti-abortion measures in first work week

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Fireplaces being used inside the U.S. Capitol send smoke into the sky the night of Jan. 6, 2023, as House members prepare for a 14th vote on the selection of a speaker. (Photo by Jennifer Shutt/States Newsroom)

Fireplaces being used inside the U.S. Capitol send smoke into the sky the night of Jan. 6, 2023. The U.S. House on Wednesday approved its first abortion-related measures under a new Republican majority. (Photo by Jennifer Shutt/States Newsroom)

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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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