Mitt Romney is starting to hone his appeal to female voters, acutely aware as he turns to the general election that he has little choice but to narrow President Barack Obama’s commanding lead among this critical constituency.
President Obama made his feelings felt about Rush Limbaugh after the conservative radio talk show host called a Georgetown law student a “slut” over her stance on birth control.
Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh apologized Saturday to a Georgetown University law student he had branded a “slut” and “prostitute” after fellow Republicans as well as Democrats criticized him and several advertisers left his program.
Mitt Romney said he opposed Republican efforts that critics say would limit insurance coverage of birth control, then reversed himself quickly in a second interview.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took a shot at Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum during a taping of “The Colbert Report” Wednesday.
Instead of requiring employers to cover contraception, the policy would now require insurance companies to provide free birth control coverage. “It’s an accounting trick — the employer still plays the insurance,” said Mike Gonzales of the Heritage Foundation.
President Obama could announce as soon as today new guidelines on his birth control policy for religious institutions, CBS News has learned.
Republicans vowed Wednesday to reverse President Barack Obama’s new policy on birth control, lambasting the rule that religious schools and hospitals provide employees with free contraceptives as an “unambiguous attack on religious freedom in our country.”
The White House is taking on GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney over his criticism of President Barack Obama’s birth control coverage mandate.
House Speaker John Boehner says if President Barack Obama doesn’t reverse a new policy requiring religious schools and hospitals to provide employees with access to free birth control, the Congress will.