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A New Agenda for Girls’ and Women’s Health and Rights

Saturday, March 8th was International Women’s Day – a day celebrated every year that focuses on the unique issues affecting women and girls globally and to embolden ourselves to act on these challenges. In honor of International Women’s Day and in order to foster a lively discussion and debate on what the best way to address these global issues may be, RH Reality Check is thrilled to introduce our first co-produced and co-hosted online salon with our partner, UN Dispatch.

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RealTime: Epic Showdown Not Going Away

CNN called tonight’s primary contests in Texas, Ohio, Vermont, and Rhode Island “an epic political showdown.” And it’s still unclear who can declare him or herself the victor.

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Huckabee “Eggs” on Conservatives in Colorado

GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee endorsed Colorado’s “egg as a person” state ballot measure on Monday, but for whose benefit — Zygote Americans or his own dwindling political fortunes?

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No Crystal Ball — Still, We Wonder

What would a Clinton or Obama presidency look like for women? And would one such presidency be better than another? Has any moment in the campaign to this point revealed which candidate might better prioritize women’s health and rights when in office?

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The McModerate

With detractors like Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter, Laura Ingraham, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Rick Santorum, Tom Delay and James Dobson, most thinking people might conclude that John McCain comes highly recommended. But just because John McCain is an enemy of some of our most cartoonish villains does not make him a friend.

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Coverage? Getting There. Access? Not Yet

The promise of universal health care coverage appears to be within America’s grasp. But health care reform must address barriers to access beyond coverage to be truly universal.

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Have We Lost Our Minds?

The national chairman of Republicans for Choice sets the record straight on the group’s “non-endorsement” of Sen. John McCain.

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Selecting Presidents This Presidents’ Day

Thanks for sending the endorsements for your favorite candidates. We’ll keep covering how the race unfolds and will impact sexual and reproductive health, but we won’t be publishing more endorsement posts.

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The Answer Is Democrats

Before it’s too late, let’s rally against the real opposition: our Republican president and any possibility of a Republican successor. I am no pundit. I am just a regular voting Democrat. And I want to see my party win.

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What’s Missing from Democratic Exit Polls?

By including questions about abortion on Republican exit polls, but not Democratic ones, pollsters guarantee the media pays attention to how conservative, anti-choice voters feel about the issue, while overlooking the majority of Americans’ support for broad access to abortion and contraception.

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