Here’s the real story you won’t hear from the politicians who just last week met to talk “legislative achievements in women’s healthcare”: Texas women are facing a health-care disaster at the hands of a small and extreme group of politicians.
RH Reality Check Editor in Chief Jodi Jacobson and Rep. David Scott (D-GA) discuss why a large swath of groups who generally support President Obama are opposing his nomination of Judge Michael Boggs to the federal bench. (Disrupt with Karen Finney / MSNBC)
RH Reality Check is part of a progressive coalition of 27 groups representing the pro-choice, civil rights and LGBTQ rights communities that have joined together to oppose a nomination to a federal court that was hatched in a backroom deal.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is running to be his state’s governor against likely Democratic nominee and pro-choice hero Wendy Davis, has chosen to campaign with a washed-up rock star known for his misogyny and racism.
The national media has attacked Wendy Davis as a hypocrite for her stance on a 20-week abortion ban. But she’s not. Here’s why.
What if you’re a young progressive woman who wants to shake things up? You should! But you also need to be practical and strategic.
Sen. Claire McCaskill has said she will filibuster her Democratic colleague’s Military Justice Improvement Act, which would remove prosecution decisions for serious crimes like sexual assault from the military command.
The resignation of Ted Wymsylo, and his legally contested order to close an Ohio clinic, come as Gov. John Kasich faces a Democratic opponent who plans to make abortion an issue in the November elections.
A Fluke candidacy sends a message that young women will not just serve supporting roles in the political process, but will help make the rules in the primary institutions of power themselves.
Here are three basic steps to getting involved in politics.