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Will Health Care Reform Help – or Hurt – Women?

Both candidates want to fix our nation’s broken health care system. How will women fare under John McCain’s plan? Under Barack Obama’s?

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Next Stop, Supreme Court: What Happens If Anti-Choice Ballot Initiatives In South Dakota and Colorado Pass?

Is it wise for anti-choicers to bring a direct challenge to Roe to the Supreme Court, as they would if either the South Dakota or Colorado ballot initiative passes? Anti-choice activists are divided on the strategy.

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Candidates Favor Equal Pay, But How Do They Vote?

Pay discrimination, paid family and medical leave, and flexible work hours get little attention from pundits. But the candidates running for president have very different positions on these critical economic issues.

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Pro-Choice Republicans Take Close Look at McCain-Palin Ticket

John McCain has said he’ll nominate "strict constructionist" Supreme Court justices. Sarah Palin opposes abortion even in cases of rape or incest. What’s a pro-choice Republican to do?

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Youth at the RNC

With all the focus on youth in this election, where are they at the RNC?

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Foreign Policy Includes People

Normally foreign policy discussions include wonky discussions about strategic planning and hawkish declarations about protecting America’s freedoms from foreign enemies. But tonight the discussion includes Tammy Duckworth, the Illinois director of veterans affairs.

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The Audacity of Reforming Health Care

Kathleen Sebelius, Hillary Clinton, and Deval Patrick all called for comprehensive health care reform at the DNC this morning.

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Cecile Richards Addresses the DNC

Today Cecile Richards, daughter of former Governor of Texas Ann Richards and president of Planned Parenthood Action, addressed the Democratic National Convention

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She Runs

Today at the DNC, organizations supported women politicians encouraged young women to run for public office.

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Clinton Supporters Are Not Monolithic

The narrative about voters who still support Clinton is that they are either bitter or a myth. The answer is somewhere in between.

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