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Virginia AG won’t investigate GOP worker who dumped voter registration forms

Virginia AG won’t investigate GOP worker who dumped voter registration forms | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Virginia State Board of Elections announced Friday that it will not ask the state’s attorney general to investigate the Republican operative accused of tossing out eight completed voter registration forms, rejecting Democratic-led efforts at a...
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Ex. Sen. George McGovern dead at 90

Ex. Sen. George McGovern dead at 90 | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

RIP Governor. We have lost a good person. 'The South Dakota liberal had a long career as an influential politician, historian and author.

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Daily Kos: House GOP, Paul Ryan Cut $400M from Embassy Safety ...

Daily Kos: House GOP, Paul Ryan Cut $400M from Embassy Safety ... | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
I think the GOP should apologize to the family members affected by this attack, A) for politicizing their deaths and using it to falsely smear Obama B) for cutting funding that would have been used to prevent this attack and ...
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White Men, A Key GOP Demographic, Discuss The Romney Appeal : NPR

White Men, A Key GOP Demographic, Discuss The Romney Appeal : NPR | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
For all the attention on female voters, the gender gap is no less among white men. They voted in large numbers against Barack Obama four years ago, and are expected to do so again this year.
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Marriage Law Likely Headed To Supreme Court -

Marriage Law Likely Headed To Supreme Court - | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Marriage Law Likely Headed To Supreme Court For more than a year, the lower courts have been issuing decisions striking down DOMA, declaring the law's provisions to be unconstitutional discrimination.
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Judge blocks Arizona law that bars funding to Planned Parenthood - Reuters

Judge blocks Arizona law that bars funding to Planned Parenthood - Reuters | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
ABC NewsJudge blocks Arizona law that bars funding to Planned ParenthoodReutersPHOENIX (Reuters) - A federal judge blocked Arizona on Friday from applying a new law that bars Planned Parenthood clinics from receiving money through the state to provide...
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Afghan Clerics Denounce Violence Against Women | Womens eNews

Afghan Clerics Denounce Violence Against Women | Womens eNews | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Women's rights activists in Afghanistan take hope after religious leaders speak out against violence against girls and women, promote female education and discourage child marriage.
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Soup Kitchen In Paul Ryan Flap Facing Donor Backlash

Soup Kitchen In Paul Ryan Flap Facing Donor Backlash | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- In the wake of Rep. Paul Ryan's embarrassing soup kitchen photo-op last week, the organization that runs the facility tells The Huffington Post that donors have begun pulling their money out of the Youngstown, Ohio charity.
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Romney to bosses: Tell workers how to vote

Romney to bosses: Tell workers how to vote | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
In a June 6 conference call that went unreported before Wednesday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney urged an audience of small business owners to do something that’s long been considered illegal in the U.S.
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Pennsylvania Utility Company Admits Newsletter Contains Wrong Voter ID Information, Keeps Sending It Anyway

Pennsylvania Utility Company Admits Newsletter Contains Wrong Voter ID Information, Keeps Sending It Anyway | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Pennsylvania’s biggest utility company, PECO, has admitted to sending incorrect voter ID information to 1.3 million customers in 7 Pennsylvania counties.
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Anti-Muslim Ad War Escalates In DC Metro

Anti-Muslim Ad War Escalates In DC Metro | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Pamela Geller has opted to continue her anti-Muslim campaign in a new extremely incensing advertisement that she has submit to the Washington Metro Transit Authority.
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Arizona voters face an IQ test on public lands

Arizona voters face an IQ test on public lands | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Two propositions on Arizona’s ballot offer stark choices about managing public lands.
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Brown Apologizes After Backlash Over 'Shameful' Remarks

Brown Apologizes After Backlash Over 'Shameful' Remarks | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
BOSTON -- Republican Sen. Scott Brown has apologized for suggesting Democratic rival Elizabeth Warren used paid actors in political ads defending her legal work in an asbestos lawsuit.
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Romney family buys voting machines through Bain Capital investment

Romney family buys voting machines through Bain Capital investment | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Tagg Romney, the son of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, has purchased electronic voting machines that will be used in the 2012 elections in Ohio, Texas, Oklahoma, Washington and...
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All Roads to Victory Lead Through Ohio's Roadblocks

All Roads to Victory Lead Through Ohio's Roadblocks | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Last year I wrote about Tagg Romney's firm Solamere Capital, and Mitt Romney's $10 million investment in the firm.
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GOP and Romney invent their own reality

GOP and Romney invent their own reality | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
"We're not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact-checkers," says Neil Newhouse, a Romney pollster.A half-dozen fact-checking organizations and websites have refuted Mitt Romney and Paul...
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'Angry' Newt Gingrich steps up attacks on rival Mitt Romney

“What level of gall does it take to think that we collectively are so stupid that somebody who owns lots of stock in Fannie and Freddie Mac, somebody who owns lots of stock in a part of Goldman Sachs that was explicitly foreclosing on Floridians, somebody who is surrounded by a lobbyist who made a living protecting Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, can then build his entire negative campaign in Florida around a series of ads that are just plain false, because they are counting on us being too stupid or too timid?” Gingrich asked hundreds of supporters at a tea party rally on the picturesque shores of Lake Dora.

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Doctors dispute 'inaccurate' abortion claim from Rep. Joe Walsh

Doctors dispute 'inaccurate' abortion claim from Rep. Joe Walsh | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Abortion rights were back in the news Friday, even as President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney stepped up their efforts to win the women’s vote .
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Lilly Ledbetter: Romney's position on women's rights 'scares me to death'

Lilly Ledbetter: Romney's position on women's rights 'scares me to death' | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Lilly Ledbetter was the plaintiff in the employment discrimination case Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.
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Romney Is Attacked by His Father's Longtime Aide

Romney Is Attacked by His Father's Longtime Aide | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Walter De Vries, who worked for George W. Romney throughout the 1960s, issues a 700-word essay that attacks Mitt Romney and his presidential campaign.
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Employees Protest Bain, Romney As Their Jobs Are Outsourced To China

Employees Protest Bain, Romney As Their Jobs Are Outsourced To China | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Sensata Technologies, an Attleboro, Massachusetts-based sensor manufacturer, is mostly owned by Bain Capital.
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Bullying-Riddled School District Appoints Hate Group Leader To Anti-Bullying Committee

Bullying-Riddled School District Appoints Hate Group Leader To Anti-Bullying Committee | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Anoka-Hennepin School District in Minnesota continues to serve as a shining example of what not to do to support LGBT students who are being bullied.
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Did Mitt Romney Blame Gun Violence On Single Parents?

Did Mitt Romney Blame Gun Violence On Single Parents? | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Click here to view this media Why yes, I think he did. Here's what he said, referring to a 'culture of violence':
And you ask how -- how are we going to do that? And there are a number of things. He mentioned good schools.
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SCOTUS Refuses To Hear Appeal On Ohio Early Voting Decision

SCOTUS Refuses To Hear Appeal On Ohio Early Voting Decision | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

The Supreme Court delivered a victory to President Obama’s reelection campaign Tuesday, saying it would not set aside a lower court’s ruling that all Ohio voters be allowed to cast ballots in the three days before the Nov. 6 election.

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Fairfax Democrats worry GOP might taint vote process

Partisan battle gains force over Republican control of elections apparatus in Northern Virginia.
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