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Planned Parenthood Probes Find No Wrongdoing, But The Damage Has Still Been Done

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If an organization is accused of a crime but there's no evidence it committed that crime, should the organization still be pu...

18 Real Things Republicans Have Said About Abortion And Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women

 Republican lawmakers have some... interesting views on abortion. In many states, women are already required to jump through incredible financial...

Defunding Planned Parenthood Wouldn't Affect Me -- And That Should Matter To Everyone

Michelle Tang | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics
Michelle Tang

While defunding Planned Parenthood won't make the slightest difference in my everyday life, it could dramatically impact already-marginalized women and negatively affect our economy. Here's why.

Planned Parenthood Chief Rips GOP For Grandstanding During House Hearing

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After enduring a marathon House hearing on Tuesday during which GOP representatives frequently interrupted her, Planned Parenthood ...

Planned Parenthood Scores Legal Victory In Utah

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Planned Parenthood's Utah chapter won an initial round in court on Tuesday challenging an attempt by the governor ...

Watch Jason Chaffetz React As He’s Accused Of 'Beating Up On A Woman' Over Her Pay

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.04.2015 | Politics

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White House Threatens To Veto Budget Bill Defunding Planned Parenthood

Reuters | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.24.2015 | Politics

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Boehner Coup Talk Has House GOP On Edge

The Hill | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics

Growing chatter about a possible coup against Speaker John Boehner has set Capitol Hill on edge. Talk that conservatives might use a govern...

Hillary Clinton: 'Republicans Should Be Ashamed' Over Vote To Defund Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.19.2015 | Politics

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Obama Threatens To Veto Planned Parenthood Defunding Bill

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.18.2015 | Politics

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Nowhere To Go: What Cutting Planned Parenthood Does To Women's Health

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans fighting to cut off federal funding to Planned Parenthood often argue it wouldn't harm women's health, because other medica...

John Kasich Points Out The Idiocy Of Shutting Down The Government Over Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.13.2015 | Politics

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States Trying To Defund Planned Parenthood May Be Breaking Federal Law

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 08.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. government has warned states moving to defund women's health group Planned Parenthood that they may be in con...

Democrats Block Vote On Planned Parenthood Defunding

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.12.2015 | Politics

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Mitch McConnell Says 'Women's Health' Five Times In Attempt To Defund Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) made a statement announcing he is fast-tracking legislation to defund Planned Parenthood, he used ...

Senate GOP Fast-Tracks Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a group of GOP senators huddled Tuesday afternoon to discuss the recently released undercover "sting" videos of Planned Pare...

America Still Wants To Fund Planned Parenthood After Sting Videos: Poll

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics

Nearly two-thirds of American voters said they oppose a Republican proposal to strip federal funds from Planned Parenthood after the release of two un...

Amanda Terkel

Jeb Bush Adviser Says Governor Backs Defunding Planned Parenthood | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jeb Bush supports efforts to defund Planned Parenthood, according to one of his senior advisers. Jordan Sekulow is a prominent Chris...

The Republican War on Women: A Red Herring

Jabril Faraj | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics
Jabril Faraj

We will be better off as a country the more equal we are and the more opportunity we provide for the best and brightest to rise to the top, regardless of the economic station people are born into. Unfortunately, we've gotten away from this conviction over the last few decades.

Laura Bassett

House Republicans Offer Dueling Bills To Defund Planned Parenthood | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

House Republicans are so eager to strip federal family planning funds from Planned Parenthood that two of them have introduced identical bills to do s...

Amanda Terkel

Planned Parenthood President Outlines Plan If Romney Wins | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Mitt Romney wins Tuesday's presidential election, one of the first groups that could take a hit is Planned Parenthood. Romney has pro...

Laura Bassett

Planned Parenthood Sues Arizona To Block Defunding Law | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

Planned Parenthood Arizona filed a lawsuit on Monday against a newly signed law that would prevent Medicaid patients in the state from choosing Planne...

Laura Bassett

State Lawmakers Override Veto, Defund Planned Parenthood | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

North Carolina's Republican-controlled state legislature voted Monday night to override Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of a state budget that strip...

Laura Bassett

Republican Sponsors Bill To Protect Planned Parenthood Funding | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Planned Parenthood does not have many GOP friends in Congress, but one rare, pro-choice Republican in the House of Representatives stuck his neck out ...

Laura Bassett

Planned Parenthood President: Mitt Romney's Plan To 'Get Rid Of' Us Won't Balance Budget | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, said that she was traveling in Texas Tuesday when she read about Mitt Romn...