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Michael Falcone

Randy Neugebauer Revealed As 'Baby Killer' Shouter: Texas Republican Apologizes | Michael Falcone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Randy Neugebauer (R-Tex.) identified himself as the member of congress who shouted "baby killer" during Rep. Bart Stupak's (D-Mich.) speech on the flo...

Yea! Ten Unexpected Pleasures to Come With Health Care Reform!

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lea Lane

This hard-fought reform offers several immediate and eventual bonuses you may not have thought of.

We Got Some Kind of Health Care Reform -- Now What?

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thomas de Zengotita

For once in a blue moon Democrats have a line they can sell that is both positive and simple. That almost never happens. It's almost always the GOP who can put its message on a bumper sticker.

Health Care Reform: Deep Twitter Thoughts on The Health Care Vote

Katie Halper | Posted 03.22.2010 | Comedy
Katie Halper

Stupak is like a boyfriend who starts saying all the right stuff after you've decided to break up with him.

Ryan Grim

'Baby Killer' Yelled At Bart Stupak During Health Care Debate (VIDEO) | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Republican member of Congress apparently called Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) a "baby killer" near the end of the day-long House debate on health care ...

Kildee, Stupak Face Off In Countdown To House Health Care Vote

Mother Jones | Nick Baumann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) wants pro-life Dems to join him in voting against the Democrats' health care bill unless there are significant abortion res...

My Congressman, Bart Stupak, Has Neither a Uterus Nor a Brain

Michael Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Moore

Hey, Bart. If you really want to reduce abortions, ask yourself this: Why does godless France, where abortion is nearly free (it's covered by their universal health insurance), have 20% fewer abortions per capita than we do?

Ryan Grim

NOW, BlueAmerica Back Stupak Challenger | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The National Organization for Women is getting behind the candidacy of Connie Saltonstall, a Democrat challenging Rep. Bart Stupak (Mich.) in a primar...

Pelosi Makes Her Move; GOP Rep. Calls for Coup

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has laid out a strategy to pass health care reform in the next couple of d...

Democrats at Their Worst

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taylor Marsh

The current health care bill that Democrats are pushing actually limiting rights women have won through the courts over years.

Does Defeating Marilyn Musgrave Give Betsy Markey the Okay to Vote "No" on Health Care Reform?

Anne Z. Boxer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Z. Boxer

A few days ago, I was tempted to contact anyone who would listen to put pressure on Markey. Then I remembered that without Betsy Markey I would still be cringing at Marilyn Musgrave.

Abortion and Health Care Reform: Pro-Lifers, Accept Victory While You Can Get It

Dr. David P. Gushee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dr. David P. Gushee

The Senate bill actually stigmatizes abortion in a way that must be deeply distressing for those who have spent the last several decades trying to mainstream abortion as a basic medical service.

What Do Leading Economists and Pro-Life Progressive Activists Have in Common? They Both Support Health Reform

Harold Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harold Pollack

We can fight about abortion and the culture wars another day. Right now, let's focus on our common humanity and get health care reform done. Amen to that.

Bart Stupak: Democratic Leaders Are 'Ignoring Me'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After playing a central role in the bid to ensure that federal funding for abortion is removed from the Democrats' health care bill, Rep. Bart Stupak ...

Three's a Crowd: Republicans, Democrats and the Catholic Church

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The Catholic Church is now officially the third major political party in the U.S. Nowhere is this more evident than in the health care debate, as religious leaders to ask parishioners to help kill any health care reform that does not exclude abortion.

Sam Stein

House Dems Will Forge Ahead Without Stupak Language | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When it comes to how health care legislation deals with the always-contentious abortion issue, Democratic House leadership has concluded that it canno...

Bart Stupak: Abortion Foe Calls Health Care Resistance A Sign Of 'Courage'

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WEST BRANCH, Mich. — Shortly after entering Congress in 1993, Rep. Bart Stupak of Michigan withstood President Bill Clinton's charm offensive an...

Pelosi: Stupak Wants Health Care Reform (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared on "The Rachel Maddow Show" Thursday and weighed in on everything from Bart Stupak's threats to derail health care...

Connie Saltonstall: Another woman rejected by the political establishment

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

Today we are saddened to hear that WCF-endorsed candidate Connie Saltonstall is ending her campaign for Congress in Michigan's 1st District. WCF was ...

Bart Stupak: 'There's No Such Thing' As A Compromise Yet On Abortion Provisions Of Health Bill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), a leading orchestrator of the Democratic anti-abortion opposition to the current health care reform package, hasn't heard ...

Bart Stupak, Dem Threatening To Kill Health Care Bill Over Abortion, Says Deal Looks Likely

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TAWAS CITY, Mich. (AP) -- Prospects are good for resolving a dispute over abortion that has led some House Democrats to threaten to withhold support o...

Stupak's Opposition Colored By Power Disputes

Mark Greenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Greenbaum

Stupak's position on the health care issue likely goes beyond Stupak's own views on the abortion issue or even the legislation itself and can be traced to personal grievances that fall beneath the surface.

Sam Stein On Health Care: Obstacles And Obama's Big Push

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

President Obama was on the road Monday to stump for health care. HuffPost's Sam Stein was on Countdown to break it all down. Speaking with guest host...

If Dems Appease Stupak, Pelosi Should Lose Her Job

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taylor Marsh

It seems that Barack Obama and Congress are prepared to double down on that action by allowing Stupak to become the Democratic Henry Hyde on abortion at the expense of women who put them in office.

Friday Talking Points [114] -- When Will Rahm Go? Place Your Bets!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The debate outside the Beltway (and, increasingly, inside the Beltway as well) is whether Rahm Emanuel should leave his job sooner, or later.