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Senator Brown casts vote against wage bill

Senate majority leader Harry Reid, accompanied by Lilly Ledbetter, right, the woman who has become the symbol for the workplace equality movement, and advocates said wider protections were necessary. Senate majority leader Harry Reid, accompanied by Lilly Ledbetter, right, the woman who has become the symbol for the workplace equality movement, and advocates said wider protections were necessary. (J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press)
By Bobby Caina Calvan
Globe Staff / June 6, 2012
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Senate Democrats lost a key vote Tuesday to expand rights of working women to challenge employers on pay discrimination, but the issue will likely linger until at least the November elections as women’s issues take a prominent role in hotly contested races across the country. As expected, Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts voted with the rest of his Republican colleagues in blocking the Paycheck Fairness Act, even as his Democratic opponent, Elizabeth Warren, vowed to use his vote against him in her attempt to foil his reelection bid.

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