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Texas Republicans Attempt to Reach Women Voters by Appropriating Feminist Successes

Red State Women's new initiative, "The Female Fact(Her)," relies on a few context-free statistics to try to convince female voters that the GOP is the party for them.

Red State Women’s new initiative, “The Female Fact(Her),” relies on a few context-free statistics to try to convince female voters that the GOP is the party for them.

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U.S. House ‘Diversity Gap’ Could Become Wider Than Ever

House Democrats and Republicans have never looked so different, and the GOP could become whiter and more male-dominated this year.

House Democrats and Republicans have never looked so different, and the GOP could become whiter and more male-dominated this year.

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Memo to the Washington Post: If Seeing an Interracial Couple Makes You Gag, You Don’t Have a ‘Conventional View’

New York City Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray.

Actually, 87 percent of Americans think interracial marriage is just fine.

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The Party Wants Akin Out, Anti-Choice Interest Groups Don’t

Is the right about to have its first major splintering?

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Jeb Bush: The New GOP Leaves Reagan Far Behind

The former Florida governor admits that when it comes to the “party of Reagan,” the group likely wouldn’t be a big fan of the president these days.

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Conservatives Lean on Abortion to Distract from Health Care Crisis

Since “Save America’s Insurance Companies” is hardly a winning rallying cry, conservative groups are calling on their reliable foe/political friend, abortion.

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Gail Collins on Mark Sanford

I missed it when it first came out. If you did too, it is worth reading.

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Can Common Ground Prevail?

When it comes to the abortion conflict in the U.S. a fascinating new consensus is emerging: the need for common ground. And while the common ground movement has yet to formalize there are signs of its potency, to be sure.

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What the Bible Tells Us About Sarah Palin’s Future

GOP faithful have been debating whether the party should move to the proverbial political center or embrace the conservatism of Gov. Sarah Palin. What has gone unnoticed is that support for Palin is a repudiation of the Bible.

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Pro-Choice Republicans Take Close Look at McCain-Palin Ticket

John McCain has said he’ll nominate "strict constructionist" Supreme Court justices. Sarah Palin opposes abortion even in cases of rape or incest. What’s a pro-choice Republican to do?

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