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Republican Governor Bob McDonnell is restoring the voting rights of more formerly incarcerated residents than any previous administration. And it’s still a drop in the bucket.
Let’s get real: an abortion ban exceptions for rape, incest and the life of the woman would account for less than 7 percent of abortions that happen in America each year.
The 1972 Democratic presidential nominee, who died at 90 on October 21, embraced and inspired the struggle for peace and economic and social justice.
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What Romney may privately believe is far less important than the bargains he has made with the far-right Christian base of his party.
While neglecting the real issues—and ignoring the radicalization of the Republican Party—reporters obsess over made-up “gaffes” and meaningless campaign moments.
The realization that markets need government saved capitalism after World War II.
The wing-nuttery’s gaybaiting is not just a fringe phenomenon—it’s part of an old Republican tradition of macho posturing against Democrats.
He would eviscerate environmental regulation and encourage plunder by oil and gas interests.
Billion-dollar budgets and 24/7 media coverage raise the question: how big can one election get?