"Defund Planned Parenthood" has become a rallying cry of the right nationwide, and an ideological purity test, despite the fact that the United States has one of the highest rates of unintended pregnancy in the industrialized world.
As leaders of the world gather in Washington, D.C. to discuss the future of nuclear weapons, young leaders from across the globe will gather to address the pressing issues of poverty and the future of youth leadership.
While important I refuse to call this meeting a "summit," since Democratic and Republican politicians squabbling simply does not reach the heights of two nuclear powers tensely sitting down to talk about missiles.
There are two yardsticks for success. The first is to actually get something done, and get something passed; the other, to position the Democrats politically for the midterms, whether a bill gets passed or not.