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Todd Akin Is Considering Another Senate Run
While it's uncertain whether Akin will run for the Senate again, Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander (D) has already
Todd Akin: 'Bad Ideas' Lead People To Slavery And Poverty
In an interview on HuffPost Live, Akin, who lost his 2012 Senate bid after controversial comments about rape, said he had
Akin: 'The Legitimate Doesn't Apply To Rape'
Todd Akin Just Can't Stop Talking About Rape
Two years after he lost his 2012 Senate campaign, former Missouri Republican congressman Todd Akin still can't stop talking
Lawmaker Who Wants Morning After Pill Restricted Blames Raped Pregnant Women For Not Taking It
“If a woman decides not to go to the hospital and not get the ‘Plan B’, they’re making a decision to keep that child if they
Acknowledge That Rape Is Rape and 5 Other Steps to Combat Sexual Violence
Chair, CA Democratic Party Women's Caucus
President Obama commendably convened a task force to address the rampant rape and sexual assault incidents that are "an affront to our basic decency and humanity." Herewith from my 20 years in advocacy for women and children are my suggestions for the council.
Celeste Greig Ousted As California Republican Assembly President After Rape Comment
Greig's defeat in the election for CRA president makes her the latest conservative to face political consequences for incendiary
Todd Akin On 'Legitimate Rape' Comments: 'Of Course' I Regret Them (VIDEO)
In an interview with KSDK-TV aired Thursday night, Akin was asked whether he regretted making those statements. Akin's fighting
Celeste Greig, California Republican, Claims Pregnancy From Rape Is Rare
The president of California's oldest and largest GOP volunteer group took a wrong turn while trying to criticize GOP candidates
Todd Akin Criticizes Karl Rove-Backed Conservative Victory Project
Akin waged an unsuccessful Senate bid against Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) last year. Many blamed Akin's defeat on his controversial
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Ed Martin, Tea Party Favorite, Elected Missouri GOP Chairman
"It is clearly a victory for the strong social conservative wing of the party," Smith said. "He has been closely identified
The War On Women Is a Class War
Richard (RJ) Eskow
Host of 'The Zero Hour'; Writer; Senior Advisor, Social Securi...
Women's issues and women voters were critical to this election. That's not coincidental. The War on Women has many dimensions -- social, cultural, psychological -- but in many ways women's issues
Roger Rivard Loses Reelection To Wisconsin Assembly After Saying 'Some Girls Rape Easy'
The district attorney involved in the sexual assault prosecution later said that there was nothing consensual about the crime
The Value of Anger
Erika L. Sánchez
Poet and Writer
When I was a teenager, I was in a constant state of rage. Bad grammar, Republicans, poverty, the Catholic Church, my family
The Biggest Hypocrisy of All
Diary of a Mom
I can't continue to pretend that it's not personal. And I can't pretend that the
hypocrisy is anything less than the willful ignorance of the voters who swear that they care about protecting our rights, yet plan to vote for the candidates who have made it clear that they don't.
Rand Paul Featured In Robocall For Todd Akin
Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) is getting some last-minute support from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), the libertarian-leaning son of Rep
Todd Akin Arrested At Least Eight Times At Abortion Clinic Protests
On one of those occasions, police had to physically carry Akin into an elevator when he refused to leave the premises, according
Dear Mr. Mourdock
Writer & Activist
I'm asking you to see the eyes of a terrified girl who is in shock. I'm asking you to give a blanket and a teddy bear to a young woman who can't bring her clothes home with her because they now have to go to a forensic lab.
Claire McCaskill Cracks Todd Akin Joke At Campaign Event
With less than a week to go before the election, Sen. Claire McCaskill made her rounds today in Arnold and South County. Read
Your First Time
Comedian, Pundit, Best Selling Author, Other Unimpressive Things
Inspired by Lena Dunham's commercial for President Obama's campaign, I couldn't help but try to make one of my own.
Not-So-Happy-Halloween: 5 News Stories That Have Women Really Spooked
Barbara Hannah Grufferman
Author, "LOVE YOUR AGE: The Small-Step Solution to a Better, L...
It's not just 'Frankenstorm' that's been brewing during the last few days. Five explosive stories have been reported in the news that are converging on the collective consciousness of women across the country, causing anger, angst, sadness and outrage.
Todd Akin 'Legitimate Rape' Comments Targeted In Claire McCaskill Ad
McCaskill has not been on the campaign trail because she is spending time with her ailing mother. Her new ad features a video
Red Flags: Dating and Presidents
Writer, Breast Cancer Survivor, Reiki Master, Occasional Actress
I would never get into a relationship with a man who was constantly contradicting himself and constantly changing his views on things based on appeasing other people... and I would never vote for a President like that, either.
Richard Mourdock One Of At Least A Dozen GOP Senate Candidates Who Oppose Abortion For Rape Victims [UPDATE]
What's happening in your district? The Huffington Post wants to know about all the campaign ads, mailers, robocalls, candidate
Host, 'The Young Turks'
Republicans so far have referred to legitimate rape, forcible rape, easy rape, honest rape, emergency rape, enjoyable rape and now gift-from-God rape. They're not saying all of this because they just keep slipping up with words.
Remedial Women's Studies: The 2012 Republican Party
Democratic pollster, EVP of PSB Research, co-host of "The Poll...
Think this year's political focus on women's issues is just some overblown hype fueled by a few rogue Akins and Mourdocks? Think again. I sorted through binders full of Republican candidates, and found a real pattern.
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