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Sam Stein

Kathleen Sebelius Decries 'Cynical Attempt To Roll Back Decades Of Progress In Women's Health'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Minutes after former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney found himself tripped up over whether or not he supported a bill that would allow em...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Backtracks On Comment Opposing Blunt Amendment [UPDATE]

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

In an interview with Ohio News Network on Wednesday, Mitt Romney said he opposed a controversial amendment that would allow employers to opt out of co...

Laura Bassett

Blunt Amendment Debate Recalls Memories Of Walmart Contraception Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

Proponents of Sen. Roy Blunt's (R-Mo.) amendment to the Senate transportation bill, which would override President Obama's contraception coverage rule...

Jennifer Bendery

Senate To Vote On Controversial Birth Control Measure This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate will vote Thursday on a contentious Republican measure that would allow any employer to refuse to insure birth control or any...

Ryan Grim

Top Kennedy Aide Fires Shot At Scott Brown

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

Mary Beth Cahill, Ted Kennedy's former chief of staff, is calling on Scott Brown to abide by the request of the Kennedy family and stop invoking the l...

Laura Bassett

Blunt Amendment Is 'Desperate' GOP Election Strategy, Senate Dems Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

After President Obama offered a compromise to his birth control coverage rule, which would allow faith-based organizations to opt out of covering the ...

Blunt Instruments, Transvaginal Probes, And What's At Stake

Sue Hyde | Posted 04.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Sue Hyde

Sen. Roy Blunt has introduced an amendment that would severely restrict the ability of insured employees to get health care services if an employer or insurance company objects on the basis of religious beliefs or moral convictions. His attack has dire implications for LGBT people.

Laura Bassett

Gender War Over Birth Control Boosts Democratic Campaigns

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

Where are the women? The question, posed by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) to an all-male panel at Thursday's House Oversight Committee hearing on a...

Warren Assails Brown's 'Extreme Attack'

The Boston Globe | Tracy Jan | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senator Scott Brown, entering a political thicket pitting women's reproductive rights against beliefs of some religious institutions, is...

Sam Stein

White House Denounces Congress Revival Of Birth Control Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Unbowed by the dust-up from last week’s contraception debate, the Obama administration has jumped feet-first into the next round. ...