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January 26, 2012 9:55 am ET filed under Blog

Rep. Smith: If Reelected, "Abortion President" Obama Will Push "Homosexual And Pro-Abortion Agenda" On America And The World

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December 02, 2011 4:34 pm ET filed under Blog

House Oversights - Week of November 27

A weekly roundup of what House Republicans are and aren't doing with their committees.

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October 06, 2011 2:01 pm ET filed under Fact Check

The House GOP's Crusade Against Reproductive Rights

In September, Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-FL), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce's Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, initiated an investigation of Planned Parenthood's financial records looking for misappropriated federal funds and requesting paperwork going back over 13 years. This Republican vendetta against Planned Parenthood is part of a larger fight in which Republicans are trying to prevent women from being in control of their reproductive health. To that end, House Republicans introduced a multitude of bills and amendments since January that would chip away at women's reproductive rights by eliminating Title X funding, defunding Planned Parenthood, imposing harsh restrictions on funding for abortions, replacing sexual education programs with abstinence-only programs, redefining rape to limit abortion exceptions, reinstating the global gag rule, supporting crisis pregnancy centers and imposing harsher parental notification laws.

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May 26, 2011 9:37 am ET filed under Fact Check

Slew Of House Republicans Falsely Claim President Obama Called For Israel To Return To "1967 Borders"

Since his speech on the Middle East last Thursday, President Obama's opponents have falsely attacked him for calling on Israel to return to its "1967 borders." In reality, Obama repeated the ordinary belief that an eventual Israeli-Palestinian peace deal should result in two states with secure borders "based on the 1967 lines with mutually agreed swaps," which will allow Israel to retain large settlements in the West Bank. Addressing the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the president explained very clearly that his original statement meant that the final border negotiated between the parties "will be different than the one that existed on June 4, 1967." However, that hasn't stopped many House Republicans from perpetuating a smear against Obama for something he never actually said.

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March 24, 2011 9:04 am ET filed under Blog

House Republicans Attack Women's Health Care

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February 09, 2011 10:53 am ET filed under Blog

"Forcible Rape" Language Remains In GOP Anti-Abortion Bill

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September 22, 2009 12:57 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. Chris Smith: Health Care Reform Is "The Abortion Industry Bailout Bill Of 2009"

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