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Opinion: Radical Preachers are the GOP's Problem, Not Obama's

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Reverend Wright’s “radical beliefs” have resulted in no policy decisions whatsoever from the Obama White House. You cannot say the same thing about the beliefs of the religious right and their influence in the GOP.

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Friday Follow: Komen Cuts Funding, Romney's 'Poor' Comments, Florida GOP Primary

Friday, February 03, 2012

This week the Susan G. Komen Foundation cut funding for Planned Parenthood, Mitt Romney made headlines when he said he wasn't "concerned about the very poor," and Florida's GOP Primary went to Mitt Romney, with Newt Gingrich clenching a distant second.

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Susan G. Komen Planned Parenthood Decision Forces Many to Make Difficult Decision

Friday, February 03, 2012

On Tuesday, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the largest breast cancer advocacy organization in America, pulled $650,000 in funding from Planned Parenthood. In the days afterward, the Komen foundation's move has pleased pro-life activists and organizations while outraging others at the seeming contradiction: Planned Parenthood screens 170,000 women a year for breast cancer. New York mayor Mike Bloomberg has vowed to give Planned Parenthood $250,000 and several top Komen staff and board members have quit in protest.

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