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Carly Fiorina Has a Habit of Lying, But Does It Matter?

We are clearly living in a time in which lying by political leaders has become commonplace. But the nature of Fiorina’s particular untruths, and the public’s reactions to them, will offer a fascinating case study of just how many blatant falsehoods voters are willing to overlook.

We are clearly living in a time in which lying by political leaders has become commonplace. But the nature of Fiorina’s particular untruths, and the public’s reactions to them, will offer a fascinating case study of just how many blatant falsehoods voters are willing to overlook.

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Campaign Week in Review: Fiorina’s Anti-Abortion Story Changes

Fiorina's personal story has changed during the GOP primary, while Sen. Lindsey Graham tells fellow Republicans that their abortion rights stances make them unelectable.

Fiorina’s personal story has changed during the GOP primary, while Sen. Lindsey Graham tells fellow Republicans that their abortion rights stances make them unelectable.

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Major Anti-Choice Donors Among Biggest Presidential Campaign Contributors Identified by New York Times

Just 158 families have provided nearly half of all the money donated to White House contenders so far. But the two families that have contributed the most to presidential campaigns also give prolifically to anti-choice groups and candidates.

Just 158 families have provided nearly half of all the money donated to White House contenders so far. But the two families that have contributed the most to presidential campaigns also give prolifically to anti-choice groups and candidates.

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Religious Right’s Grip on Republican Party Makes Planned Parenthood a Prime Target

As reproductive politics are once again consumed by an attack on Planned Parenthood, it is worth stepping back and asking why this organization is so particularly reviled by the anti-choice movement.

As reproductive politics are once again consumed by an attack on Planned Parenthood, it is worth stepping back and asking why this organization is so particularly reviled by the anti-choice movement.

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ELECTION 2012: Obama and His Coalition: Let the Real Hope and Change Begin

Looking ahead to the next four years, this strengthened “marriage” between Obama, Democrats generally, and non-white and women voters could help carve a path to genuinely progressive economic policy.

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This Election Year, Where Are the Real Conversations About Violence Against Women?

Rape, and other forms of violence and abuse such as birth control sabotage or pregnancy coercion, are acts that seek to strip power from women and inhibit their decisionmaking. This election-year, where are the real conversations about violence against women, not just idiotic statements about rape?  

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Will LGBT Voters Have the Final Say on Who Is President?

Photo: Gallup Politics.

With a razor thin margin in some swing states, LGBT voters may tip the election.

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Pro-Choice, Anti-Choice Groups Do Last Minute Campaign Push

Emily's List members, endorsing Maggie Hassan. Photo: Emily's List.

Both sides focus on key campaigns as get out the vote efforts increase.

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Rape Exceptions? Many Women in the United States Are Already Living That Nightmare [TRIGGER]

“Abortion exceptions” are human rights violations and bad public health policy. Any administration that banned abortion “with exceptions” would force every single woman who needs an abortion to live a nightmare scenario: hope that you qualify and can actually get an abortion, or be denied access altogether. Today, all over the country, many women are already living that nightmare.

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On Women’s Rights Worldwide, The 1980s Are Calling…

Global health did not come up explicitly in the final presidential debate, which focused on U.S. foreign policy. Both candidates, however, made reference to women’s issues, primarily voicing support for women’s empowerment in the Middle East.

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