Republican Senators John McCain, Scott Brown, and Susan Collins all support an effort by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat from New Hampshire, to expand abortion access for military women who are raped. But despite bipartisan support in the Senate, Shaheen's proposal may not make it into the final version of the 2013 defense authorization bill—because House Republicans oppose it.
Gomez the swiftboater. The fevered obsession in the GOP with 9/11 fearmongering still hasn't died, apparently. Sen. John McCain relived the bad old days of GOP fear-mongering in Massachusetts Monday, campaigning with Senate candidat... Read Post
A Senate committee already has passed Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s (D-NH) amendment to ensure that military insurance plans cover abortion services in cases of rape and incest, giving military women the same access to abortion care as civi... Read Post