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Darrell Issa's Panel on Contraception Coverage Had Zero Female Witnesses

Considering how politically toxic it is for Republicans to continue in this foolhardy campaign against regulations requiring insurance companies to offer complete contraception coverage, you would think the smart move would be for Republicans to drop it. Instead, the strategy is to wage this battle while insisting against all common sense that it's about "religious freedom," even though the tweak to Obama's original policy allowing insurers to cover women directly instead of going through their employers addressed that concern.
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Rep. Issa Bars Minority Witness, a Woman, on Contraception Hearing

US Politics / Liberal : The Democratic Daily (3 years ago)

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US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

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