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Women, Get Under the Bus! Marco Rubio to Sponsor 20-Week Abortion Ban in Senate

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (above) has a problem -- especially if he wants to run for president in 2016.

In an apparent attempt to make amends with right-wing kingmakers for his support of immigration reform, the Senator is jumping into the “war on women.”

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Focused on Gosnell, Congressional Republicans Suddenly Very Worried About Violence Against Women

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann.

Suddenly, GOP Congressmen are very worried about violence against women. You know, when there’s abortion involved.

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Rep. Tim Scott Replaces Jim DeMint as new South Carolina Senator

Rep. Tim Scott. Photo: go.bloomberg.com.

Scott’s appointment to the senate isn’t likely to have much impact on reproductive rights.

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Post-Election, Republicans Vow No More Akins

Photo: Salon.

From now on, they’ll make sure their candidates are much quieter about their plans to ensure women lose their reproductive rights.

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Well-Connected Utah GOP-Tea Party Fundraiser Accused of Multiple Rapes

Talking Points Memo.

A prominent GOP/Tea Party fundraiser, with strong connections to other prominent GOP leaders, has been accused of mulitple counts of rape, sexual assault, and kidnapping.

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DeMint Wants To Defund “Robo-Skype Abortions”

Senate Republicans may not have a jobs bill, but they have another anti-choice bill on the way.

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Tracking PEPFAR in the Senate — PEPFAR Approved Despite Flaws; Deal to Lift HIV Travel Ban Reached!

The Senate passes PEPFAR, removes the HIV travel ban, and reinforces some ideological restrictions that should have been removed. More people will be helped, and that is good.

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DeMint Breaks Senate Agreement on PEPFAR Debate

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) took advantage of leverage far-right negotiators acquired as PEPFAR negotiations have been mishandled, and violated Senate protocol to push his ideological misinformation about abortion.

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