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House Republicans Take Aim at Birth Control in Quest to Scuttle Senate Shutdown Deal

To the House Republicans, who are hostage to their party’s Tea Party faction, there’s probably no dirtier word than “bipartisan”—except, perhaps, for the words “birth control.”

To the House Republicans, who are hostage to their party’s Tea Party faction, there’s probably no dirtier word than “bipartisan”—except, perhaps, for the words “birth control.”

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House Vote Threatens Government Shutdown if Obamacare Not Defunded

Generation Opportunity's ad features the image of a young woman on a gynecologist’s table, feet in stirrups, terrorized by a monstrous Uncle Sam standing between her legs.

What do Friday’s House vote, Ted Cruz’s crusade, and a creepy anti-Obamacare ad have in common? They’re all linked to the Koch brothers.

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House GOP to Pregnant Women: Drop Dead

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In the eyes of virulent anti-choice Congressmen like Joe Pitts (R-PA), Chris Smith (R-NJ), Eric Cantor (R-VA), and Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), all life is “sacred”… except that which is a) female or b) actually born. How else to explain the facts? 

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(UPDATED) The Budget Stalemate and the Major Media Fail on Riders

As the uncertainty of the very real-life drama about the budget stalemate and threatened shutdown of the federal government drags on, there is one thing you can count on. Every single major media outlet has gotten the story about riders wrong.

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Why Are Michele Bachmann’s Lies Any Different than John Boehner’s?

John Boehner is no George Washington.  Yet a New York Times editorial this weekend makes it seem as if Boehner has his hands full with Michele Bachmann’s lies. Why are hers worse than his?

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To Have A Child or Not? Sometimes It’s All About the Economy Finds Guttmacher Institute

A new Guttmacher report details the many ways in which women’s child-bearing and family planning decisions are affected by the recession.

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Boehner and McCotter Pledge a “Culture of Life”

In a letter to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Republican leaders pledge to promote a concept the definition of which includes opposition to all forms of birth control.

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