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Republican “Rape Caucus” Suffers Heavy Losses

Rachel Maddow reviews the litany of Republicans who made the mistake of expressing their offensive ignorance about rape and/or women’s bodies out loud in public and notes that the American voting public rejected them at the ballot box.

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ELECTION 2012: With Historic Number of Women, Senate Will Look a Little Bit More Like America

Next year will have an historic number of female senators, and that could be very good for women.

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More Pressure on Catholic Voters: Priests and Bishops Tell Parishoners Their Souls Are in Danger

Photo: BreitBart.com.

Catholic bishops continue to try and exert their will on religious voters.

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NPLA “Spousal Consent for Abortion” Questionnaire Shows Up In North Dakota

The group wouldn’t say what other states it was targetting, but they aren’t just in Kansas anymore.

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North Dakota Senate Race Up in the Air as Polls Show Competing Numbers

Heitkamp (left) and Berg. Photo: AP File Photos via MPR News.

A variety of polls show a race that is still all over the map.

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As 40 Days For Life Launches, Red River Clinic Prepares to Fight Back

The newest wave of the anti-choice sidewalk harassment campaign is about to begin. This year, Red River Women’s Clinic is ready.

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North Dakota Senate Candidate Remains Quiet on “Life In Prison” Abortion Vote

Congressman Rick Berg. Photo: Berg.House.Gov.

Congressman Rick Berg hasn’t seen abortion become much of an issue in his campaign, primarily because he believes North Dakota voters are on his side.

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What Exactly Does the Susan B. Anthony List Stand For? Certainly Not for Women

Richard Mourdock (Indiana). Photo: Journal & Courier/AP.

The Susan B. Anthony List has unleashed another round of endorsements, and once more they are showing their colors as a party interest group, not a women’s organization.

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Three Lessons on Religious Freedom from North Dakota

With the rejection of the “Personhood Amendment” in Mississippi and the rejection of Measure 3 in North Dakota, we see proof that Americans have a profound respect for religious freedom as the founders intended it.

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On Eve of “Fortnight of Freedom,” North Dakota Votes By Wide Margin to Maintain Firewall Between Religion and Health Care

Last night, the voters of North Dakota decisively defeated a ballot initiative that one news outlet called an “ecclesiastical mugging.” By a margin of 64 percent to 36 percent, voters said “no” to an effort to impose religious doctrine on health care, social policy, and law in the state.

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