US House passes equal pay bill in latest women’s soccer win


              FILE - President Joe Biden speaks with Cindy Parlow Cone, President of U.S. Soccer during an event to celebrate Equal Pay Day and Women's History Month in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, March 15, 2022, in Washington. The House has passed a bill that ensures equal compensation for U.S. women competing in international events, a piece of legislation that came out of the U.S. women's soccer team's long battle to be paid as much as the men. The Equal Pay for Team USA Act, passed late Wednesday night,  Dec. 21, 2022, now heads to President Joe Biden's desk. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
            
              FILE - United States soccer women's national team member Megan Rapinoe speaks during an event to mark Equal Pay Day in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House Campus Wednesday, March 24, 2021, in Washington. The House has passed a bill that ensures equal compensation for U.S. women competing in international events, a piece of legislation that came out of the U.S. women's soccer team's long battle to be paid as much as the men. The Equal Pay for Team USA Act, passed late Wednesday night,  Dec. 21, 2022, now heads to President Joe Biden's desk. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
            
              FILE - United States' Megan Rapinoe lifts up a trophy after winning the Women's World Cup final soccer match between U.S. and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, July 7, 2019. The House has passed a bill that ensures equal compensation for U.S. women competing in international events, a piece of legislation that came out of the U.S. women's soccer team's long battle to be paid as much as the men. The Equal Pay for Team USA Act, passed late Wednesday night,  Dec. 21, 2022, now heads to President Joe Biden's desk. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)