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Laura Bassett

Rape, Incest Exceptions Quietly Added To GOP Abortion Bill | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

The House Rules Committee posted a new version of Rep. Trent Franks' (R-Ariz.) anti-abortion bill on Friday that includes exceptions for rape and ince...

Marco Rubio On GOP Colleague's Rape Remarks: 'I Don't Know Who That Is'

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) waved off a reporter's question on Thursday about his Republican colleague's controversial rape comment by claiming simply t...

GOP Congressman Slams Party On Abortion: 'The Stupidity Is Simply Staggering'

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After an all-male group of Republicans voted on Wednesday to advance an anti-abortion bill with no exceptions for rape victims, a member...

GOP Candidate Blasts 'Moron' Republican Over Rape Remarks

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Massachusetts Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez (R) criticized Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) for his remarks on rape and pregnancy, calling the congressman...

Laura Bassett

Republican Lawmaker: 'The Incidence Of Rape Resulting In Pregnancy Are Very Low' | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

During a House Judiciary hearing on his abortion bill Wednesday, Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) said that he opposes an exemption for rape victims becaus...