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Boxer: GOP Uses Shutdown to Reinvigorate ‘War on Women’

Barbara Boxer (center) was joined at the podium by Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) (right) and Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) (left).

On Sunday night, the House voted to make averting a government shutdown contingent on delaying health care for women. Senate women are crying foul.

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House GOP Threatens Shutdown Over Contraception, Obamacare

House Republicans have found a new hostage to take in the fight to prevent a government shutdown: contraception.

House Republicans have pegged the continued funding of the federal government to a one-year delay in the implementation of the portion of Obamacare that mandates employer-provided health-care plans to offer coverage for prescription contraception with no co-pay.

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Obama Administration Files Amicus Brief Backing Legislative Prayer

The Obama administration sided with Republican lawmakers in states like Indiana and Texas to back the practice of prayer at government meetings.

The Obama administration sided with Republican lawmakers in states like Indiana and Texas to back the practice of prayer at government meetings.

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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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Texas GOP Considers Turning State Into Tax Dodge Over Contraception Mandate

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A new law would give employers a tax break for ignoring federal law.

 

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RNC Skips First Day Due to Issac; Still Searching for Unity

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A day off may be what they need to get everyone on the same page.

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How Have The GOP and Tea Party Hurt Women? Let Me Count The Ways

Want to see every battle in the recent War on Women?  Now you can!

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In Kansas, Secrecy, Control, and Limited Participation Are Hallmarks Of Brownback’s Town Halls

Governor Brownback’s policies are designed to favor the likes of the Kochs, not the kids of Kansas. His “town halls” are further proof of the control that our governor demands over every interaction, every policy and every man, woman and child within Kansas boundaries.

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Milwaukee County Prosecutor Investigates Claims of Anti-Choice Voter Fraud

a Milwaukee County prosecutor is examining allegations that the anti-choice group Wisconsin Right to Life and Family Action offered gift cards valued at $25 to $75 to volunteers who hit targets for persuading voters to fill out absentee ballot applications in the recall primary elections held last month.

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Milwaukee County Prosecutor Investigates Claims of Anti-Choice Voter Fraud

A Milwaukee county prosecutor is examining allegations that the anti-choice group Wisconsin Right to Life and Family Action offered gift cards valued at $25 to $75 to volunteers who hit targets for persuading voters to fill out absentee ballot applications in the recall primary elections held last month.

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