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Bart Stupak

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?

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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.

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.

The Most Essential Right of All

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

Not every child will be planned. But every child should be wanted. It should be the most fundamental right there is.

Bart Stupak Abortion Claims Debunked: Health Bill Would NOT Force Federal Spending On Abortion

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC News found that one of Rep. Bart Stupak's (D-Mich.) biggest contentions in his fight against health care reform legislation -- that federal money ...

Bart Stupak: Abortion Language In Health Care Bill Is A Must

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), who has long raised objections to health care reform based on his anti-abortion stance, said on Thursday that he and sever...

Weekly Pulse: Obama to Push for Reconciliation

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Today, President Barack Obama will deliver a speech to Congress outlining his plan to move forward on ...

Jan Schakowsky On Rachel Maddow Show: Illinois Congresswoman Won't Support Health Care Bill With Stupak Language

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky appeared on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Show Tuesday night where she discussed her plan to end private military contra...

Toyota Recall: Rep. Stupak Says Documents Show Toyota's Deception

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- (BY LARRY MARGASAK, AP) House investigators believe Toyota intentionally resisted the possibility that electronic defects caused uninten...