A 57-year-old man has pleaded guilty to a murder and two rapes that he committed in 1990.
A Republican congressman and OB-GYN says former Rep. Todd Akin was “partly right” when he said women’s bodies can avoid pregnancy in cases of “legitimate rape.”
The former leader of a tea party group says the Republican Party and stupid statements by some candidates are to blame for the GOP’s losses in last month’s congressional elections.
Despite publicly disavowing Todd Akin, the political committee for Republican senators quietly sent $760,000 to Missouri in a last-ditch attempt to aid Akin’s unsuccessful challenge of Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill.
We are currently seeing two very different approaches to the post-debate push from the two Presidential campaigns – Obama has a much stronger opening to the two week push.
Once again, a Republican politician has said something extreme about rape. Extreme and extremely stupid.
From being deceitful on Romney’s actual position on abortion to being deceitful that women get pregnant from rape or that women can die from pregnancy complications it is time to call the GOP on the deceit and the stupidity.
Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan and other Republican leaders abandoned support for state Rep. Roger Rivard on Thursday after he spoke publically about advice his father gave him that “some girls rape easy.”
“Some girls rape easy.” Those are the shocking words of Roger Rivard, a Republican state representative in Wisconsin previously endorsed by Paul Ryan.
After Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.