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Planned Parenthood Action Fund Statement on Re-election of Patty Murray to U.S. Senate

Contact: Planned Parenthood Action Fund Media Office, 212-261-4433

For Immediate Release: 11.08.16

Washington, DC -- Tonight, the Associated Press announced that voters re-elected Washington State’s Patty Murray to the U.S. Senate. 

Quote from Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Action Fund:

Tonight, we send our heartfelt congratulations to Patty Murray on her re-election to U.S. Senate.  We are thrilled to see that the voters of Washington have decided send one of the Senate's greatest champions of women’s health and rights back to the United States Senate. Tonight, celebrate Senator Patty Murray’s reaction. Tomorrow, we look forward to standing with Senator Patty Murray to protect and expand access to reproductive health care. A leading champion for women and families across the country, Senator Murray understands that from contraception to childbearing, a woman’s reproductive well-being is a major part of her health and her economic well-being.”

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Planned Parenthood Action Fund is an independent, nonpartisan, not-for-profit membership organization formed as the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. The Action Fund engages in educational and electoral activity, including voter education, grassroots organizing, and legislative advocacy.