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Snowe Chides Republicans on Politicization of Contraception, But Still Supports Scott Brown’s Re-Election

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The Maine Republican takes a jab at her party’s war on women.

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Rush Continues to Show His True Colors with Resurrection of “NAGS”

Like any good abuser, Rush is still searching for his excuse.  This time by challenging NOW President Terry O’Neill statement of the obvious in a speech made in New Orleans.

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UPDATE: In “Shameful Act,” Republicans Kill Bill to Prevent Child Marriage

Last night, the House Republicans banded together at the last minute on purely specious grounds to defeat legislation aimed at preventing child marriage worldwide.

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Weekly Pulse: Joe Lieberman and the Opt-Out Revolution

Progressives rejoiced when Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced this week that the final Senate health care bill would include a public option. But the jubilation was short-lived

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Senate Finance Committee Passes Health Reform Bill…Now on to Next Steps

The Senate Finance Committee has passed its version of a health care reform bill, 14 to 9. One Republican, Senator Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), voted in favor of the bill.

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Daily Pulse: Women’s Health Beyond Pink Ribbons

While the Senate Finance Committee tinkers with the Baucus Bill, First Lady Michelle Obama is taking center stage in the health care reform debate. But Mrs. Obama is expected to steer clear of policy issues.

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Far-Right Controls McCain, Plays Both Sides on Abortion

The far-right controls John McCain’s VP selection, the GOP Platform, and now is trying to have it both ways on abortion as they use Sarah Palin to appeal to conservatives, and Cindy McCain to confuse pro-choice voters. They want to control you.

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