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My Vote Doesn't Define Me -- Or You

Phu Nguyen | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics
Phu Nguyen

Today, tomorrow, and in all my days before I die, I will be the president of my life despite who I vote to be the president of the United States. I take ownership of my failures and my successes, and I think the country would be significantly changed if we all did across all parties.

Texas Clinics Cut Ties With Planned Parenthood To Regain State Funding

The Texas Tribune | Alexa Ura | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

Hidalgo County women who receive state-financed reproductive health services may soon seek care from familiar clinics — operating under unfamiliar...

GOP Senate Candidate's Women's Campaign Coalition Includes Planned Parenthood Founder

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

North Carolina state House Speaker Thom Tillis (R), who is running to unseat Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.), announced a "Women for Tillis" coalition Monday ...

Federal Court Ruling: State Can Strip Planned Parenthood Funds

AP | ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that Kansas can strip two Planned Parenthood clinics of federal family planning money ...

CREDO Mobile Announces Big Donations To Embattled Progressive Groups

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

The wireless carrier CREDO is making major donations to three progressive nonprofits this month to boost their respective efforts against what the com...

The Republican War on Women: A Red Herring

Jabril Faraj | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics
Jabril Faraj

We will be better off as a country the more equal we are and the more opportunity we provide for the best and brightest to rise to the top, regardless of the economic station people are born into. Unfortunately, we've gotten away from this conviction over the last few decades.

Planned Parenthood To Receive Obamacare Funds For Insurance Push

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Planned Parenthood will get federal funds to help Americans enroll in insurance via President Barack Obama's healthcare...

Another Politically Motivated Investigation of Nonprofits?

Robert Walker | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics
Robert Walker

Now it's the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that appears to be taking a politically selective look at nonprofits. This time around, however, conservatives are not complaining. Why? Because they are the ones who are pushing GAO to do it.

Emily Swanson

Poll Shows Broad Support For Planned Parenthood

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

A majority of Americans look favorably on Planned Parenthood, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. According to the survey, 53 percent have a v...

Steps Forward, Steps Backward

Steven Conn | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Steven Conn

We have come to a point in American life where it is no longer acceptable to be homophobic in polite company, but beating up on pregnant women is still good sport. And, apparently, one that carries few political consequences

Oklahoma Republican Blasts Party For Crusade Against Birth Control

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

In a scathing critique of his Republican colleagues in the Oklahoma state Legislature, Rep. Doug Cox (R-Grove) questioned his party's efforts to restr...

Laura Bassett

Supreme Court Won't Overturn Pro-Planned Parenthood Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to review a lower court decision that prevents the state of Indiana from cutting Planned Parenthood out of ...

Oklahoma Legislature's Wrong Priorities During Crisis

Doug Cox M.D. | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics
Doug Cox M.D.

I can't be silent when -- at a time of need for care, empathy, and community -- my colleagues in the Oklahoma state legislature are using the last days of session to further restrict Oklahoma women's access to health care.

Laura Bassett

House Republicans Offer Dueling Bills To Defund Planned Parenthood

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

House Republicans are so eager to strip federal family planning funds from Planned Parenthood that two of them have introduced identical bills to do s...

Judge Deals Blow To Planned Parenthood

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY -- A federal judge on Monday denied a request by Planned Parenthood to temporarily block Oklahoma from terminating a contract with the a...

Judge Rules Against Texas In Dispute Over Planned Parenthood

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WACO, Texas -- Texas' request to force the U.S. Health and Human Services to continue funding its Women's Health Program was denied Friday, as a judge...

Planned Parenthood, Planned Republican Attack

Bob Hagan | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Bob Hagan

The important question for Ohio is now: Will Republican Gov. Kasich sign a bill that is both medically unsound and fiscally irresponsible?

John Celock

Powerful Agency's Big Change

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

The new composition of an obscure but powerful council in New Hampshire could usher in big changes for the state, including the return of funding for ...

Planned Parenthood Takes Up Big Battle

AP | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY — Planned Parenthood is suing the head of the Oklahoma Department of Health over the agency's decision to withdraw federal funding...

Amanda Terkel

Planned Parenthood President Outlines Plan If Romney Wins

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Mitt Romney wins Tuesday's presidential election, one of the first groups that could take a hit is Planned Parenthood. Romney has pro...

Texas Woman Searches For Health Care As State Officials Move To Defund Planned Parenthood

Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

By Mary Tuma When Texas decided to exclude Planned Parenthood clinics from its Medicaid-funded women’s health care program, women like Crysta...

Laura Bassett

Court: State Can't Cut Off Funding For Planned Parenthood Over Abortions

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

The state of Indiana cannot withhold Medicaid funding from the local Planned Parenthood affiliate because some of its clinics offer abortions, a feder...

Is This the Best Way to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Research?

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 12.22.2012 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

By continuing to condone the use of this terminology in breast cancer awareness campaigns, women send the message that we're okay with the objectification of women and our "boobies."

Federal Judge Blocks Anti-Planned Parenthood Law

Reuters | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX, Oct 19 (Reuters) - A federal judge blocked Arizona on Friday from applying a new law that bars Planned Parenthood's health clinics from recei...

Message in a Bottle: Romney's Presidency Two Years in

Karl Frisch | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Karl Frisch

I write this missive in the year 2014 from my small, poorly ventilated office in the Shandong Province of China where my job and millions of others have been outsourced by President Mitt Romney and his Republican allies in Congress.