Fair-pay activist Lilly Ledbetter, left, watches President Barack Obama sign the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 at the White House on January 29, 2009.
Also pictured: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, right, Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton of Washington, D.C., and Rep. George Miller of California.
Courtesy of the Committee on Education & The Workforce
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