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Opinion: The Brilliant Way Women Lawmakers Are Winning the War on Contraception

Monday, March 05, 2012

In response to a range of rabid right-wing assaults on women, legislators—often female—are using absurdist legislation with increasing effectiveness.

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Opinion: Standing Up to Bullies and the Fight for Women's Health

Friday, February 03, 2012

The Susan G. Komen foundation gave into a bully—the radical right, which is continuing its assault on women's health and its obsessive crusade to destroy Planned Parenthood.

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Meet Congress' Debt Super Committee

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Congress has named the first few picks for the deficit reduction “super committee.” It’s A Free Country takes a look at some of the people charged with determining where to cut $1.5 trillion out of the nations budget over the next ten years.

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What I Learned From Blow the Whistle

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

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Trying to out an anonymous Senator.

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Making a Fresh START: Modernization and the Nuclear Treaty

Monday, November 22, 2010

A new version of the venerable START arms control agreement (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty), which was signed by President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in April of this year, is the grandchild of the bilateral nuclear arms reduction treaty that ended the Cold War. But while the fighting between the superpowers may be on hold, a war of words is on between Democrats and Republicans. The Obama administration is pushing the lame-duck Congress to ratify the new bilateral treaty. But the lead Republican negotiator, Sen. John Kyl of Arizona, has declared that there is not enough time to reach an agreement this year on his preferred treaty component: a nuclear modernization program for which the Obama Administration has committed $84 billion.

 

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