The Texas House provisionally approved a strict new abortion law that severely curtails women’s rights and access to abortion despite the protests of thousands of abortion rights supporters who have rallied for weeks at the state house in Austin. It’s another example of Republicans running roughshod over the rights of women – a constituency they can hardly afford to alienate. The final vote is today.
The New York Times catalogs the destruction caused by Republicans who now control all branches of government in North Carolina. Republicans in the state legislature, along with Gov. Pat McCrory, have begun to systematically dismantle programs that made the Tar Heel state a beacon of tolerance and far-sightedness in the South.
Senate majority leader Harry Reid is ready to go nuclear on the filibuster.
Will Sarah Palin run for Senate in Alaska next year? The former half-term governor says says she’s considering it.
George W. Bush is stepping out of the shadows, nearly five years after leaving the White House.
House Republicans are trying a new strategy to derail Obamacare.
The effects of the Supreme Court decision on the Defense of Marriage Act have begun to ripple through the federal government.