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GOP Senate Candidate's Son: 'We Have The Opportunity' To Send Obama Back To Kenya

GOP Senate Candidate's Son: 'We Have The Opportunity' To Send Obama Back To Kenya | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate Tommy Thompson's son delivered some head-turning thoughts on the presidential election Sunday morning.
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Former Sen. Arlen Specter dead at 82

Former Sen. Arlen Specter dead at 82 | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter has died, according to the Associated Press. He was 82.
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‘Million Muppet March’ Planned Against Romney

‘Million Muppet March’ Planned Against Romney | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Supporters of public television's Sesame Street plan to protest Mitt Romney's commitment to defund PBS with a Million Muppet March at the National Mall on November 3.
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PPP Ohio poll: Obama 51, Romney 46

PPP Ohio poll: Obama 51, Romney 46 | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
This is the third public poll to show the president holding onto his lead in the state.
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Romney Ad Criticizes Obama For Cutting Government Spending

Romney Ad Criticizes Obama For Cutting Government Spending | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
During Thursday night’s vice presidential debate, Paul Ryan warned Americans that “[a] debt crisis is coming. We can’t keep spending and borrowing like this.
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Chris Hayes: ‘Small government’ argument is for suckers

Chris Hayes: ‘Small government’ argument is for suckers | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Friday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow welcomed “Up with Chris Hayes” host Chris Hayes for a discussion about the unraveling of the hype surrounding vice presidential candidate Rep.
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Wisconsin Lawmaker Claims ‘Some Girls Rape Easy’

Wisconsin Lawmaker Claims ‘Some Girls Rape Easy’ | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Roger Rivard with Paul RyanA Wisconsin state lawmaker endorsed by Paul Ryan has come under criticism for suggesting that “some girls rape easy.” While discussing a case in which “a 17-year-old high school senior was charged with sexual assault for...
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Ohio GOP senatorial candidate repeatedly ducks auto bailout question

Ohio GOP senatorial candidate repeatedly ducks auto bailout question | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Republican aiming to unseat Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) repeatedly dodged a newspaper editorial board’s questions regarding the federal bailout of the auto industry, according to video released Tuesday.
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Clinton mocks Romney: ‘Old moderate Mitt’ is back!

Clinton mocks Romney: ‘Old moderate Mitt’ is back! | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Former President Bill Clinton literally jumped up and down on Tuesday while jabbing Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney for appearing to move to the center after months of campaigning as a “severe conservative.” During a campaign appearance...
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Mormon Leader Calls Gays ‘Selfish’ For Raising Families

Mormon Leader Calls Gays ‘Selfish’ For Raising Families | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
At the 182nd Semiannual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Apostle Dallin Oaks reaffirmed the Church’s opposition to homosexuality, abortion, and divorce.
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Best Thing You'll See All Day: Australia's Female Prime Minister Rips Misogynist a New One in Epic Speech on Sexism

Best Thing You'll See All Day: Australia's Female Prime Minister Rips Misogynist a New One in Epic Speech on Sexism | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Australia's prime minister Julia Gillard is one badass motherfucker.
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Republican Calls For Children's Death

Republican Calls For Children's Death | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Charlie Fuqua, the Republican candidate for the Arkansas House of Representatives who called for expelling Muslims from the United States in his book, also wrote in support for instituting the death penalty for "rebellious children." In "God's...
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Abortion Rights Group Launches "Bill of Reproductive Rights"

Abortion Rights Group Launches "Bill of Reproductive Rights" | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Center for Reproductive Rights branches out from defending abortion rights in court.
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Beau Biden: If Karl Rove Attacks My Father, That's A Win

Beau Biden: If Karl Rove Attacks My Father, That's A Win | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Just to prove how out of touch the Beltway media insiders are, they keep carping about Biden's debate performance because their "science" tells them he was too overbearing for independents.
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Wash. gay marriage law to be decided by voters - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Wash. gay marriage law to be decided by voters - Seattle Post Intelligencer | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

Gay marriage law to be decided by votersSeattle Post Intelligencer(AP) — Three years ago, Washington voters approved an "everything but marriage" law, giving same-sex couples all the state-granted rights and benefits that married couples...

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Did MA Fall Down On Meningitis Outbreak Caused By Pharmacy?

Did MA Fall Down On Meningitis Outbreak Caused By Pharmacy? | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
I used to work for a pharmaceutical consulting firm, and as soon as George W. Bush became president, the FDA pulled 'way back on random investigations of pharma manufacturers.
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Over 1,000 People Spell Out 'Dump Citizens United!" on San Francisco Beach

Over 1,000 People Spell Out 'Dump Citizens United!" on San Francisco Beach | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The 2010 Supreme Court ruling on Citizens United trampled on America's founding principles, swamped our democracy in corporate cash and needs to be overturned," said Brad Newsham, the San Francisco cab-driver who organized today's event.
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Remembering Matthew Shepard, Fourteen Years Later

Remembering Matthew Shepard, Fourteen Years Later | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Fourteen years ago, on October 12, 1998, 21-year-old Matthew Shepard died after a vicious anti-LGBT hate crime in Laramie, Wyoming.
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Ex-Walker appointee convicted of stealing $51,000 from veterans

Ex-Walker appointee convicted of stealing $51,000 from veterans | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A Milwaukee County jury Friday convicted Kevin Kavanaugh of stealing more than $51,000 from money donated to help veterans and their families.
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Pelosi: On women’s rights ‘Paul Ryan is exactly like Todd Akin’

Pelosi: On women’s rights ‘Paul Ryan is exactly like Todd Akin’ | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Tuesday on Current TV’s “The War Room with Jennifer Granholm,” former Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) urged Democrats to stop belly-aching in the wake of President Barack Obama’s poor debate performance last week and get organized.
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Soledad O’Brien presses Romney surrogate who voted to cut embassy funding but blames Obama for attacks

Soledad O’Brien presses Romney surrogate who voted to cut embassy funding but blames Obama for attacks | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
CNN host Soledad O’Brien on Wednesday challenged a Romney surrogate who is blaming President Barack Obama's administration for the attacks in Libya even though he pressured the State Department to reduce security personnel when he voted to cut...
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Arkansas State Rep: ‘If Slavery Were So God-Awful, Why Didn’t Jesus Or Paul Condemn It?’

Arkansas State Rep: ‘If Slavery Were So God-Awful, Why Didn’t Jesus Or Paul Condemn It?’ | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
After Arkansas Republicans disavowed a book by state representative Jon Hubbard (R-AK) claiming slavery was “a blessing in disguise” for African Americans, Hubbard’s colleague, state Rep.
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AP clarifies Romney photo caption

AP clarifies Romney photo caption | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Associated Press has updated its caption to the above photo of Mitt Romney after drawing fire from FoxNews.com and other conservative websites for what some dubbed a "cheap shot" against the candidate.
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Catholics For Obama (CFO) - Discover the Networks

Catholics For Obama (CFO) - Discover the Networks | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

A project of Catholic Democrats, Catholics For Obama (CFO) was formed to promote the presidential candidacy of Senator Barack Obama in 2008. Noting that “Americans are weary of being pitted against one another over issues of race, disparity of wealth, and religion,” CFO stated that “Senator Obama has made bringing Americans together to solve common problems the central theme of his campaign.”

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Daily Kos: Big Win for Obama if Rick Berg's Views on Abortion Go National

Daily Kos: Big Win for Obama if Rick Berg's Views on Abortion Go National | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Rick Berg, candidate for the Senate in North Dakota supported a bill that would have required his state to prosecute and jail, possibly for life, and without the possibility of parole, any woman ...
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