Abortion

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GOP Congressman Smacks Down Piers Morgan's Liberal Talking Points

CNN's Piers Morgan cast Paul Ryan's pro-life record on the "extreme" end of the GOP and brought up Todd Akin to emphasize the party's gender gap, but his Republican guest would have none of ...
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NYT's Michael Cooper: Republican Platform Shows 'Just How Far Rightward the Party Has Shifted'

Reporter Michael Cooper tried hard to make the Republican platform seem menacing: "The new platform -- with its call to reshape Medicare to give fixed amounts of money to future beneficiaries so ...
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Pelley Pushes Ann Romney on ‘Whether Republicans Have Women’s Best Interests at Heart?’

“A lot of women look at the Republican platform on abortion, contraception, a number of issues,” CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley told Ann Romney, “and ask the question whether Republicans ...
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CNN Analyst Ridicules 'Sledgehammer' GOP Platform on Abortion

CNN keeps playing up the controversy that supposedly is the Republican Party's platform on abortion – even though it resembles the language from the 2004 and 2008 platforms. "The platform has ...
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Wolf Blitzer Asks If GOP 'Problem' With Women Is Over Competely Pro-Life Platform

Wolf Blitzer pressed Florida's GOP attorney general on Monday about the party platform's opposition to abortion in all cases, asking her if it was the "problem" Republicans had with women. "Is ...
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Stephanopoulos Hypes ‘Political Hurricane from Todd Akin’ While Barbour Scolds Schieffer for His Akin Obsession

ABC’s George Stephanopoulos opened his Sunday show: “Good morning and welcome to This Week. Storms brewing. The GOP convention threatened by Tropical Storm Isaac and that political hurricane from ...
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NYT's Shear: With Ryan Pick, 'Romney Has Taken a Long, Deep Breath' of Congressional 'Hot Air'

Michael Shear piles on Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as running mate and again links him to Rep. Todd Akin: "In the two weeks since Mr. Ryan joined the Republican ticket, his work in the House ...
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Classy Egan: 'If Intelligence were Contagious, [the GOP] Would Be Giving Out Vaccines For It'

Liberal reporter turned left-wing Times columnist Timothy Egan brings his usual measured response to matters of the day in his latest column "The Crackpot Caucus," laying into the "stupid party" ...
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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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