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To Forgive, Forget, and Re-Elect: The Messages We Send When We Absolve Lawmakers After Sex Scandals

forgiveness one way road sign

Despite their past poor judgement, Weiner, Spitzer, and Sanford are all officially back in politics. If we continue to allow ourselves to kiss and make up every time a politician apologizes for his bad sexual decision making, what messages are we sending young people?

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Cuomo Says He Wants to Pass the Reproductive Health Act. But Does He Really Mean It?

Governor Cuomo gives his 2013 State of the State address.

In his State of the State speech in January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made passing the Women’s Equality Act a centerpiece of his agenda for this year, including legislation protecting women’s rights to safe abortion care. But his political allegiances make the fate of the bill unclear. Does he really support it, or is he trying to play both ends?

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Weiner, Vitter, Spitzer, Ensign, Edwards, Tobias: One of These is Not Like the Others

Anthony Weiner, David Vitter, Elliot Spitzer, John Edwards, Randall Tobias.  One of these is not like the others.

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Sorry, But Tiger Woods Doesn’t Owe Me An Apology

Tiger Woods does not owe me an apology. He cheated on his wife, not me. I fail to see how he has wronged me. Politicians involved in sex scandals are a different story.

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RealTime: Prostitution Pledge for Politicians

In light of revelations of New York Governor Elliot Spitzer's involvement with a prostitution ring, and the fact that Sen. David Vitter will be voting on PEPFAR soon, we propose a new Prostitution Pledge for Politicians.

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