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GOP's Christie Brings New Jersey Candor to Iowa Evangelicals

By Thomas Beaumont and Catherine Lucey | Jan 24
Christie will venture into new Iowa territory on Saturday, speaking to an audience full of the kinds of strict social conservatives who have held sway in the state's leadoff presidential caucuses for a generation.

California Bars Judges From Boy Scout Membership

By Olga R. Rodriguez | Jan 24
California's Supreme Court voted Friday to prohibit state judges from belonging to the Boy Scouts on grounds that the group discriminates against gays.

Okla. Career Bigot Files 3 Anti-LGBT Measures With State Legislature

By EDGE | Jan 24
An Oklahoma State Representative is looking to score a hat trick of hate with the introduction of three anti-gay bills.

More Than Half of States Fail to Protect Women's Reproductive Rights

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 23
NARAL Pro-Choice America found that despite more pro-choice attitudes, most states were failing to protect women's rights.

Still an Underdog, Santorum Weighing Another White House Bid

By Catherine Lucey and Philip Elliott | Jan 23
Rick Santorum admits that most people probably don't remember how he rallied to kick off the 2012 presidential election with a win in the lead-off Iowa caucuses.

Obama Visits GOP Strongholds of Idaho, Kansas

By Darlene Superville | Jan 22
President Obama likes to say there are no red states or blue states, just the United States of America. Yet his first two stops on the traditional sell-the-speech tour after giving the annual State of the Union address were in Republican "red" states.

Shy of Votes, House GOP Drops Planned Vote on Abortion Bill

By Alan Fram | Jan 22
With thousands of anti-abortion protesters in town, Republicans are ready to push legislation through the House designed to please them. But it's not the bill an embarrassed GOP was hoping for.

Amid 2016 Chatter, Romney and Jeb Bush to Meet in Utah

By Michael J. Mishak | Jan 22
Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney are meeting in Utah as the two men explore 2016 presidential bids.

On 42nd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, What's at Stake?

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 22
Today marks an important milestone in history: the 42nd anniversary of Roe v Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal across the nation.

Obama Challenges Republicans in State of Union Speech

By David Espo | Jan 21
President Barack Obama says it's time to turn the page after years of economic hardship at home and wars overseas. But Republicans in charge of Congress say the voters already took care of that last November - and they're the proof.

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