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30 Issues: War on Women?

Monday, October 22, 2012

30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. >Today: The role of women as an "interest group" in the election. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.

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Opinion: Post-Akin, Romney Ryan Likely to See Gender Gap Widen

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The Aiken incident raises larger questions about the GOP’s philosophy about women and women’s issues.

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Opinion: Is Todd Akin the New George Allen?

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The Missouri representative running for Senate may have just tanked his own campaign more resoundingly than Senator George Allen did in his 2006.

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Opinion: I Didn't Mean to Say that about Abortion, It Was a Trap!

Monday, August 20, 2012

(Disclaimer: Don’t actually go out and punch Todd Akin in the privates. I’m sure that over the next few months, simply being Todd Akin will be punishment enough.)

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That's My Issue: Abortion Rights

Thursday, August 16, 2012

I’ve always been pro-choice, but never thought I’d have to make the choice myself. My family would disown me if they knew.

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Opinion: Freedom of Religion? How About Freedom From Religion

Friday, August 03, 2012

It’s hard for me to get really worked up over American policy becoming inconvenient to religious beliefs, particularly when the religious beliefs of others are quite often cheerfully inserted into the lives of Americans.

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Opinion: How Liberals Must Take Back the Dream

Friday, June 22, 2012

Progressives like to envision we are pushing forward a positive agenda, but we are increasingly finding ourselves in the position of pushing back: against policy assaults from the right-wing, an uncompromising Tea Party-controlled GOP and a flood of corporate money swamping democracy.

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Long, Turner and Maragos: The Race to Replace Gillibrand

Friday, June 15, 2012

Republicans haven’t held a U.S. Senate seat in New York since 1999, when Alfonse D’Amato lost to Charles Schumer. But instead of rallying around one candidate, this year there is a three-way race for an unseasonably early primary on June 26.

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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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Opinion: Treat Women Equally? This Means War!

Monday, May 07, 2012

It used to be that liberalism pushed for an equality between the sexes. Now, any motion to treat women as equal to men is used as political ammo.

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