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Supreme Court, 5-4, clamps down on Texas abortion providers

"This is outrageous and unacceptable - and also demonstrates why we need stronger federal protections for women's health."

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Republicans win a round on Texas anti-abortion law

The battle raging in Texas for equal access to abortion services took a major regressive turn Thursday evening...

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Judge tosses key part of Texas anti-abortion law

Federal District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled that restrictions affecting abortion clinic physicians placed an undue burden on women seeking access to such facilities.

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Virginia's tea party could be over Nov. 5

If the polls are to be believed, tea party-backed candidates could well go down to defeat all over Virginia on November 5.

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Texas braces for stormy elections

Supporters of State Senator Wendy Davis  ad been hoping she'd run for governor since she took national headlines with her stirring last-minute filibuster of an anti-women bill in the last state legislature.

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Women's rights hero Wendy Davis enters Texas governor race

AUSTIN, Texas - State Sen. Wendy Davis made it official Thursday: she is running as the Democratic candidate for Texas governor.

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Government shutdown a corporate lockout of the people

The government crisis takes place as we near the start of the sixth year of economic depression; only the wealthiest one-tenth of one percent have fully recovered.

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Battleā€™s not over in Texas: Anti-abortion bill challenged

Republicans may have thought their anti-abortion bill had nailed the door shut on women's reproductive rights. But as the saying goes, it ain't over 'til it's over.

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More than 100 women arrested protesting inaction on immigration

WASHINGTON-More than 100 women were arrested this week after blockading the intersection outside the House of Representatives to protest the House's inaction on comprehensive immigration reform.

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Marchers pack capital for 50th Anniversary March on Washington

Vowing to defend the right to vote he had shed blood for decades ago, Rep. John Lewis drew a roaring cheer from the enormous crowd at the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday.

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