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Fox News Anchor: "Low-Income Babies" Will Increase Without Federal Abortion Funding (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox News anchor Alisyn Camerota introduced a new and controversial line of reasoning in the dispute over federal funding for abortion this morning. Wh...

Senate Rejects Abortion Restrictions 54 To 45

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate has rejected an effort to stiffen abortion restrictions in the health care bill. The vote was 54 to 45....

Nelson Amendment Expected To Fall Short Even With GOP Support

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An amendment restricting abortions does not appear to have enough support to be attached to the Senate healthcare bill. Senate Republican Whip Jon ...

Boxer: Nelson Amendment Wouldn't Require Men To Purchase Riders For Viagra

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Monday, during the opening rounds of debate on Sen. Ben Nelson's (D-Neb.) proposed amendment to prohibit any federal funding of abortion, Sen. Barbara...

Ryan Grim

Breakthrough: Health Care Talks Advance In Senate | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate negotiators emerged from a full day of meetings Tuesday saying they had made genuine progress toward a deal on health care reform. They declin...

Nelson Collins Amendment To Stimulus Gets Vote Tuesday

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senators Ben Nelson (D-NE) and Susan Collins (R-ME) have reached a compromise on a stimulus bill that will be voted on Tuesday. A procedural vote on t...