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Obama Makes Healing Gesture, Can Pastor Rick Warren Do the Same?

President-elect Barack Obama makes a genuine gesture toward healing divisive social issues by inviting Pastor Rick Warren to give the invocation at his inauguration. Will Pastor Warren grasp the potential for genuine healing and lead conservatives to a new middle ground?

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OMB Approves HHS Refusal Clause, Last Stop Before Publication

OMB approves refusal clause rule, last stop before publication in the Federal Register. Sec. Michael Leavitt’s consolation prize to the far-right is just about done.

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Americans Embrace Pro-Education, Pro-Prevention, Pro-Choice Values in Historic Election

President-elect Obama envisions a society that allows Americans to move past the division that has defined a generation of the most bitter politics, division that brought our government to a stalemate.

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VIDEO: VOTE TODAY! Don’t Let the Liars Steal Your Right to Vote!

After two years of trying to get Americans to pay attention to the issues so they could make a decision, some people work even harder to keep their fellow citizens from actually exercising their right to vote, by lying. Gee, I wonder who?

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VIDEO – In Praise of Kansas Grandmothers: RIP Madelyn Dunham, Barack Obama’s Grandma

Many good things come from my native Kansas, but without a doubt, one of the best is grandmothers. To hear the news that Barack Obama’s grandmother Madelyn Dunham died, just hours before the grandson she helped raise could be elected President of the United States is heart-breaking and inspiring all at once.

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The Mistaken Premise of the “God Gap” and Abortion

Politico reports that white weekly churchgoers aren’t supporting Obama any more than other Democrats. Richard Land and Tony Perkins attribute the “God gap” to abortion. Could it be because of misinformation?

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VIDEO: CBS on SD Abortion Ban as Polls in CA, CO and SD Trend Toward Preserving Women’s Rights

Polls show trends toward respecting individual rights of teens and women, but measures in California and South Dakota are statistically tied and will depend on who turns out. Colorado’s “Egg as person” initiative is headed for overwhelming defeat.

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Scarborough Continues to Whitewash Far-Right Extremism as Media Bias Despite Evidence Media Misses the Story

Ken Silverstein and Max Blumenthal document the extremism fueling the rage on the far-right, while conservatives in the mainstream media whitewash it.

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Colorado Your Contraception IS Threatened By Far-Right According to the John Birch Society

The original wingnuts make a strong argument for why you should take the far-right’s threats to your contraception seriously.

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VIDEO: Kay Hagan Responds with Faith to Liddy Dole’s “Godless” Tactics

The far-right’s nasty tactics hit a new low in North Carolina but Kay Hagan hits back hard.

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