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Laura Bassett

House GOP Cancels Vote On 20-Week Abortion Ban

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the eve of a scheduled House of Representatives vote on a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, Republican leaders canc...

Laura Bassett

GOP Men Debate Anti-Abortion Bill As Female Colleagues Protest In The Hallway

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Just before a panel of Republican men on the House Judiciary Committee debated a new anti-abortion bill on Wednesday, a group of their Democratic coll...

Laura Bassett

Congresswomen Pen Stinging Memo To House GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Apparently fed up with their Republican colleagues' policy priorities, a group of Democratic congresswomen sent a scathing memo to the GOP on Friday t...

Laura Bassett

The GOP Won't Raise Your Taxes, Unless You're A Woman And You Want An Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

The House of Representatives held a hearing Thursday morning on a Republican-sponsored bill that would effectively raise taxes on women and small busi...

Laura Bassett

House Republicans Kick Off 2014 With Renewed Focus On Abortion, Birth Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

As the Senate takes up a measure to extend unemployment insurance, Republicans in the House of Representatives are looking to make 2014 another banner...

House Republicans Attempt Backdoor Maneuver To Advance Legislative Language Redefining Rape

Mother Jones | Nick Baumann | Posted 07.03.2011 | Politics

Republicans pulled controversial "forcible rape" language from a pending bill, but they're trying a backdoor maneuver to ensure the legislation achiev...

Elise Foley

Jackie Speier On Sharing Her Abortion Story: 'It Just Overwhelmed Me'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jackie Speier listened to debate on the House floor on Thursday evening as a Republican Rep. Chris Smith read a long, detailed desc...

Abortion Wars Break Out In Congress

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders have made new restrictions on abortion one of their top priorities, pushing a divisive issue to the forefr...

House Republicans Push Abortion Bill Redefining Rape

Mother Jones | Nick Baumann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Drugged, raped, and pregnant? Too bad. Republicans are pushing to limit rape and incest cases eligible for government abortion funding....

Abortion Rights Expected To Come Under Attack When Republicans Are In Charge In The House

The New York Times | Robert Pear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A leading Congressional opponent of abortion rights, who is in line to take charge of an influential House panel, plans to press for much stricter lim...