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Rubio Not Convinced on Climate Change, Fox News Goes After Hillary, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including the death of the Virginia GOP’s gerrymandering scheme and a Republican lawmaker in Idaho who wants to make Ayn Rand required reading in high school.

Posted on Feb 6, 2013 READ MORE



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The Ridiculous Reason Virginia Abortion Clinics Might Be Closed

Virginia—the state that brought you a proposed law that would have mandated an invasive transvaginal ultrasound before an abortion—has come up with another insane way, backed by state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, above, to try to prevent women from getting the legal procedure. And this time, it has nothing to do with the female body.

Posted on Oct 19, 2012 READ MORE


Election Ad Brings Out the Vaginal Probe

The medical instrument some Republican lawmakers want to be shoved up your vagina before you get an abortion is the star of North Carolina state Senate candidate Deb Butler’s latest attack ad on her GOP opponent. 

Posted on Oct 11, 2012 READ MORE



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‘SNL’ Helps Take Down Invasive Ultrasound Requirement

After a multimedia outcry that included a bit on “Saturday Night Live,” Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell withdrew support from a bill that would require women getting an abortion to undergo a transvaginal ultrasound beforehand. And yes, that’s every bit as unpleasant and invasive as it sounds.

Posted on Feb 22, 2012 READ MORE


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