contraceptive coverage

While quite a few Republicans are waking up to the fact that maybe it's not such a good idea to insult huge swaths of the voting public as Mitt Romney did when he made his remarks about President Obama winning the election because he gave "gifts" to Read more...
I thought one of President Obama's better moments during the debate this week was when he pointed out that access to affordable contraception was not only a health issue for women, but an economic issue as well. During some of that exchange, Mitt Read more...
Someone needs to tell Joe Walsh to "get a job" where it doesn't include lying to his constituents on a daily basis. Hate monger and deadbeat dad Rep. Joe Walsh decided to lay into activist Sandra Fluke for her appearance at the Democratic National Convention this week, and apparently he's not aware that she was not asking for the government to pay for anyone's birth control, or her own. Read more...
Mitt Romney's senior campaign adviser, Eric Fehrnstrom, on Sunday said that social issues important to women, like contraception coverage and abortion rights, were "shiny objects" that were being used to distract voters. David Plouffe, one of Read more...
For anyone trying to keep track of all of the lies Mitt Romney has been telling out on the campaign trail, and the list is a long one, one of the best references you're going to find out there is Steve Benen's weekly series, the latest of which you Read more...

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Following a recent poll that showed President Barack Obama with a 2-1 lead among female voters in swing states, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Sunday said that his campaign would "take our message to the women of America." Read more...
Fox News host Bill O'Reilly on Thursday said that Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke was wrong to want contraception to be covered by her health insurance, referring to the medication as "lifestyle help." In a statement on his website Read more...
(h/t Heather at VideoCafe) I think the Republicans know they overreached this time with the contraceptive debate and the Blunt Amendment. But being a Republican means never having to say you're sorry. You obfuscate, you reframe the debate Read more...