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Hello From Iowa: Three Things You Should Know About Monday’s Caucus (Updated)

Monday’s Iowa caucus marked the first votes of the primary season, signaling that the race for the White House is truly underway.

Monday’s Iowa caucus marked the first votes of the primary season, signaling that the race for the White House is truly underway.

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Ted Cruz Announces Anti-Choice Coalition Led by Extremists

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (TX) announced Tuesday a new anti-choice coalition to be led by extremists in the movement in order to help demonstrate his opposition to abortion.

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz announced Tuesday an anti-choice coalition to be led by extremists in the movement in order to help demonstrate his opposition to abortion rights.

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Republicans Lament ‘Political Correctness’ for Hindering False Attacks on Abortion

At an event considered the “final exam” for candidates prior to influential evangelical leader Bob Vander Plaats making his endorsement, candidates used the night to blast "political correctness" for interfering with their factually incorrect attacks on abortion.

At an event considered the “final exam” for candidates prior to influential evangelical leader Bob Vander Plaats making his endorsement, candidates used the night to blast “political correctness” for interfering with their factually incorrect attacks on abortion.

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Campaign Week in Review: Mike Huckabee Pushes ‘Personhood’ to Outlaw Abortion

Ben Carson proposed transgender people get their own bathrooms, Mike Huckabee advocated for “personhood” laws, and Hillary Clinton met with families who lost children to police violence.

Ben Carson proposed transgender people get their own bathrooms, Mike Huckabee advocated for “personhood” laws, and Hillary Clinton met with families who lost children to police violence.

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GOP Presidential Candidates to Speak Alongside Anti-LGBTQ Pastor and Radio Host

Conference organizers announced that more than 1,600 people are expected to attend the National Religious Liberties Conference, which will include scheduled appearances by Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, and Bobby Jindal—all strident opponents of abortion rights.

Conference organizers announced that more than 1,600 people are expected to attend the National Religious Liberties Conference, which will include scheduled appearances by Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, and Bobby Jindal—all strident opponents of abortion rights.

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Iowa Hands Over Medicaid to Companies With Troubled Histories

Critics of the privatization scheme point to other states that have handed over Medicaid to health care companies only to watch Medicaid waiting lists grow and service dwindle.

Critics of the privatization scheme point to other states that have handed over Medicaid to health-care companies only to watch Medicaid waiting lists grow and service dwindle.

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Iowa Could Join States Cutting Off Planned Parenthood’s Funding

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) said Monday that he directed state agencies to review the government funding of programs operated by Planned Parenthood in the state.

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) said Monday that he had directed state agencies to review the government funding of programs operated by Planned Parenthood in the state.

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Iowa Supreme Court: Telemedicine Abortion Ban Is Unconstitutional

The unanimous ruling protects a practice designed to improve abortion access in rural parts of the state.

The unanimous ruling protects a practice designed to improve abortion access in rural parts of the state.

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Iowa Governor Will Continue to Decide Who Gets Medicaid Funds for Abortion Care

An Iowa appropriations bill would require people seeking an abortion to view an ultrasound and continue to require Gov. Terry Branstad (R) to personally decide which abortions are covered by Medicaid.

An Iowa appropriations bill would require people seeking an abortion to view an ultrasound and continue to require Gov. Terry Branstad (R) to personally decide which abortions are covered by Medicaid.

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Roberts Court to Review Wage Theft Class Action Case

The Roberts Court on Monday agreed to consider limits on the ability of workers to form class-actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The Roberts Court on Monday agreed to consider limits on the ability of workers to form class-actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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