IN-Sen: Mourdock’s Democratic Opponent Also Anti-Choice

By: Wednesday October 24, 2012 6:16 am

By now, you’ve probably heard about Akin II: The Re-Akining, the comments of Republican Senate candidate from Indiana Richard Mourdock, talking about abortion and rape at a debate. Who knows why a Republican sees the words “abortion” and “rape” at this point and thinks “Let me try to work up a talking point here,” but [...]

Akin: McCaskill Not “Ladylike” in Debate

By: Thursday September 27, 2012 12:18 pm

As the Republican establishment returns to the fold in the Missouri Senate race, it’s worth reminding everyone that one of the major problems with Todd Akin is the simple fact that he’s Todd Akin. It’s not like the “legitimate rape” comments sprung out of the blue; they exist on a continuum of other extremist comments. [...]

Sanchez Returns to Washington, Likely a Yes Vote UPDATE: Cooper Voting Yes, Donnelly in Agreement, 216 in Hand

By: Sunday March 21, 2010 2:37 pm

UPDATE: Kanjorski’s a Yes, Berry, Costello and Lipinski are No’s. So that makes it 217-212 with 2 undecideds. Just because a couple people in the comments asked for it, I’ll put up the numbers at the bottom of this post. But as a news peg, let me show you Loretta Sanchez’ tweet from the well [...]

The Stupak Half-Dozen?

By: Saturday March 20, 2010 2:07 pm

The Hill quotes Bishop Stupak saying that his dozen supporters have narrowed to a half-dozen. Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) says that “at least six” of his original “dozen” members are standing firmly against the Senate healthcare bill. Following a 20-minute huddle on the House floor with a handful of the holdouts, Stupak told reporters that [...]

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