Abortion

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New York Times Again Wraps Todd Akin Around Paul Ryan and GOP's Pro-Life Platform Plank

Michael Shear and Jonathan Weisman do their best to link Todd Akin with Paul Ryan and the party's pro-life platform plank: "The advisers conceded that [Todd] Akin’s comments last weekend had ...
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NBC: 'Great Damage' to GOP 'Trapped in a National Debate About Abortion and Rape'

Eager to keep the Todd Akin controversy alive on Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams declared the Missouri Republican's comments were "inflicting unforeseen and great damage on the ...
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CNN Ties 'Pretty Embarrassing' Akin Controversy to Romney Campaign

In the wake of the Todd Akin controversy, CNN has not only tied the negative fallout to the Romney campaign and the Republican Party, but has also turned a critical eye to the party's "very far ...
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CBS: Akin 'Put a Highlight on the Extreme End of the Abortion Debate'

John Dickerson hinted on Wednesday's CBS This Morning that the only radicals in the abortion debate were on the pro-life side. During a discussion about the furor over Rep. Todd Akin's recent ...
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Another Front-Page NYT Attempt to Conflate GOP's Pro-Life Plank With Akin's Offensive Comments

Times reporter Jonathan Weisman sees a sinister connection between Rep. Todd Akin's offensive comments on abortion and rape and the GOP's traditional pro-life platform plank: "The congressman’s ...
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New York Times Conflates Akin's 'Rape' Comments With GOP's Pro-Life Stance

The New York Times is extending the controversy over offensive comments made by U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin to indict the entire Republican Party, misleadingly conflating Akin's ...
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CNN's Banfield Surprised at 'Very Far Right-Wing' GOP Pro-Life Platform

For CNN's Ashleigh Banfield, complete opposition to abortion equals a "very far right" position, as she insisted on Tuesday about the new Republican Party platform. For context, CNN used the ...
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NBC Declares: 'Women's Issues Are Front and Center Again' and GOP is 'Reeling'

At the top of Monday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams proclaimed: "Firestorm. A Congressman's words about rape rocket across the country...women's issues are front and center again." ...
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NBC's Mitchell Describes Push for Free Birth Control as 'Contraception Rights'

On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, as correspondent Andrea Mitchell filed a report recounting that President Obama is running ahead of Mitt Romney with female voters, Mitchell referred to liberal ...
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CBS's Nancy Giles Insists There is a GOP 'War on Women'

Appearing as a panel member on the Saturday, July 21, Melissa Harris-Perry show on MSNBC, liberal CBS contributor Nancy Giles complained about Republican efforts to discourage abortion, and ...
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