Five days before caucus night and Obama criticizes his opponents continued use of PACs for fund raising and McCain introduced Iowans to the leader of the anti-abortion coalition, Faith for McCain.
The second in the series of Lynda Waddington’s daily reports from Iowa during the run-up to the caucuses on January 3rd.
The more rabid elements of the far-right once again show their true nature, distorting facts for political gain and personal destruction.
Republican presidential contenders debate support for state-legalized abortion, a thinly-veiled opposition to contraception and the sanctity of gay marriage.
Both Giuliani and Edwards listen to, but don’t always profess to obey, religious imperatives.
Childbirth is more dangerous than most Americans realize, but maternal health isn’t an issue in the 2008 election.
Her recent statements suggest that Senator Clinton has a comprehensive understanding of family planning and reproductive health needs.
Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Tom Tancredo are locked in an apology war with Sen. Sam Brownback, a candidate who specializes in acting first and seeking forgiveness later. Sen. Fred Thompson even has a cameo in this series.
The press is missing an important story: most of the same presidential candidates who want to make abortion illegal are also refusing to support prevention programs that make abortions less necessary.
Senior Advisor for Women’s Issues to the Bill Richardson campaign, Dr. Martha Burk, tells us how Richardson’s advocacy on behalf of women goes far beyond what we’ve come to expect from other candidates.