September 24, 1987 |
U.S. Rep. Patricia Schroeder (D-Colo.) said today she will announce her decision regarding a bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Monday in Denver's Civic Center Park. Schroeder, 47, has traveled to more than 30 states since June 5 and culminated her exploratory effort on Sunday with a nationwide series of "Run, Pat, Run" parties, a one-day fund-raising drive.
March 1, 1991 |
Rep. Patricia Schroeder (D-Colo.) became one of only a handful of women to head a House committee this century as she took over as chairwoman of the Select Committee on Children, Youth and Families. Schroeder sponsored a family medical leave bill that President Bush vetoed last year. She said she wants to look into Head Start funding, child care and how to rewrite divorce laws to ensure the economic security of children.
June 9, 1989
The Justice Department said that it would make public today voluminous details of allegations that prompted the federal criminal probe at the Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant near Denver. Deputy Associate Atty. Gen. Margaret Love told Reps. David E. Skaggs (D-Colo.) and Patricia Schroeder (D-Colo.) that 120 pages of affidavits that had supported search warrants would be unsealed by U.S. Atty. Michael Norton of Denver. The Justice Department has said that plant employees allegedly concealed contamination and illegally treated, stored and disposed of hazardous and radioactive waste.
August 22, 1987 |
The Rev. Jesse Jackson gave Rep. Patricia Schroeder, a potential Democratic presidential rival, some encouragement on Friday, citing India under Indira Gandhi and Israel under Golda Meir as proof that women can lead nations. "We cannot have any misgivings about a woman's ability to run for office and be President," said Jackson, who became the first black to campaign for the office when he ran in 1984.
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February 12, 1991 |
Rep. Patricia Schroeder (D-Colo.) will discuss women and leadership at a women's workshop March 2 at California Lutheran University. "We think of her as being a wonderful role model for leadership for women," said Kathryn Swanson, Cal Lutheran Women's Resource Center spokeswoman. Schroeder, who ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988, is one of the founders of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues, a bipartisan group devoted to advancing women's legislation in Congress.
June 6, 1987 |
Rep. Patricia Schroeder of Colorado, the dean of women in Congress and co-chairwoman of Gary Hart's abortive White House campaign, Friday said she is pondering a bid for the 1988 Democratic presidential nomination. Schroeder, 46, said there are "just an awful lot of things that I could contribute that aren't being said" by those already in the crowded field. If she runs, she would be the first woman in the 1988 race.