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Mitt Romney's Moment of Truth

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Here are three issues Governor Romney should be asked about at the next debate or in any media interviews he might give between now and Election Day.

Debate Questions That Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Need to Be Asked

Carole Joffe | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Carole Joffe

The American people deserve to know what they might actually expect with respect to reproductive health services in a Romney-Ryan presidency. And we also deserve moderators willing to ask the right questions.

Memo to Governor Romney: The Constitution Is Not a Conservative Document

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

While the stewardship of the U.S. economy, jobs, health care, immigration, and foreign policy are all important considerations in this year's election, the safeguarding of constitutional rights for all Americans is at least as critical.

TV Reporter Discusses Her Work Fact Checking Political Ads

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.30.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

When Channel 4's Shaun Boyd sits down to fact check a political ad, for her station's "Reality Check" feature, the first thing she does is ask for documentation from the people that produced it. She gets criticism from all sides.

Mitt Romney Won't Ban Abortion, Says Sister

Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's sister weighed in on the Republican presidential candidate's abortion stance on Wednesday, insisting that her brother would not make abo...

Jason Linkins

Romney Insists That His Abortion Position Is "Clear," Which Is News To Everybody | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

CBS News has an article touting Mitt Romney's interview with Evening News anchorman Scott Pelley titled, "Romney: My views on abortion rights are clea...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney: 'I'm The Guy Who Was Able To Get Health Care' For Massachusetts | Elise Foley | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney said Sunday that he doesn't foresee a problem appealing to women voters, touting the fact that his Massachusetts health care law helped ma...

Sam Stein

GOP Groups Worry Party Platform's Focus On Social Issues Will Harm Romney | Sam Stein | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2012 election was not supposed to play out like this. The Tea Party, with its obsessive focus on the debt, was ascending. Mitt Ro...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Romney Campaign Forbids Reporter From Asking About Todd Akin, Abortion | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.23.2012 | Media

A Denver reporter granted a one-on-one interview with Mitt Romney Thursday said she was instructed not to ask him any questions about abortion or Rep....

Howard Fineman

Republicans Reap What They Sow On Abortion | Howard Fineman | Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 1984, activists with a new, obscure "personhood" movement went to the Republican convention in Dallas with bags of tiny pink plastic ...

Laura Bassett

Todd Akin's Abortion Position Reflects GOP Platform | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

Lost in the national outrage and politics following an inflammatory statement made Sunday by GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin in Missouri is the reality...

The Changeable Mr. Romney

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Our ideas are only intellectual instruments which we use to break into phenomena; we must change them when they have served their purpose. --Claude B...

Like a Broken Record, House Continues Its Obsession With Attacking Women's Health Care

Nancy Keenan | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
Nancy Keenan

If anti-choice politicians are focused on creating jobs and growing our economy, they sure have a funny way of showing it.

Mitt Romney Talks Up Work With Massachusetts Black Caucus

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney touted his work with the Massachusetts black caucus on education reform Tuesday, just ahead of his speech Wednesday to the NAACP. The ...

Laura Bassett

Planned Parenthood's Anti-Romney Ads Making Dent In Swing States | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

Planned Parenthood Action Fund's $1.4 million ad campaign spotlighting Mitt Romney's positions on women's issues is making an impression on the opinio...

Jennifer Bendery

Ralph Reed: Conservatives Excited About Mitt Romney Because He Flip-Flopped On Abortion | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Christian Coalition founder Ralph Reed said Thursday that conservatives are excited to support Mitt Romney as their Republican president...

Why Stop at Abortion? Let's Demean and Humiliate Gays, Smokers and the Obese!

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics
Sarah O'Leary

Why not force gays and lesbians to watch heterosexual pornography before they get hitched in the handful of states where they can legally marry? Maybe by watching men and women having sex, gays and lesbians will realize the error of their sinful ways!

Romney: Let's 'Get Rid Of' Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney is doubling down on his commitment to defund Planned Parenthood, telling a reporter in Missouri that he would "get rid of" the country's b...

Laura Bassett

Romney Says Susan G. Komen Was Right To Cut Planned Parenthood Funding | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney thrust himself into the the Susan G. Komen controversy on Monday when he said in a radio interview that ...

Laura Bassett

39 Years Later, Roe v. Wade Still Under Siege | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court voted to protect a woman's right to have an abortion in the early stages of her pregnancy. Before the landmark ...

Newt Mailer Hits Rival For Supporting 'Abortion Pills'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich is attacking Mitt Romney's past support for abortion rights in a mailer blanketing South Carolina households. The mailer, obtained by...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney's Bain Capital Invested In Stericycle, A Company Now Targeted By Anti-Abortion Activists | Sam Stein | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the highest performing companies in which the private equity firm founded by Mitt Romney invested is now a top target of the most...

Romney Pressured Single Mother To Give Up Baby For Adoption, New Book Claims

Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

An upcoming book about Mitt Romney claims that the GOP presidential candidate, then a Mormon Bishop, once pressured a woman to give her unborn baby up...

Laura Bassett

Newt Gingrich Calls Romney 'Pro-Abortion' In New Attack Ad | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

Less than a month after a Mitt Romney super PAC released an ad that grossly mischaracterized Newt Gingrich's stance on abortion rights, Gingrich is fi...

How Mitt Romney Threatens Women's (and Men's) Legal Right to Birth Control and Privacy in the Bedroom

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

If the next president is a Republican who gets to replace the ailing Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a judicial conservative, the right to privacy could be a thing of the past and states could enact laws which would pass Constitutional muster restricting access to birth control.