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Paul Ryan’s Extreme Abortion Views

Paul Ryan’s Extreme Abortion Views

Mitt's VP pick is a known fiscal conservative, but his social ideology is at least as radical. Michelle Goldberg on Ryan's insinuations that women who choose abortion could be jailed.

Christian Right Historian David Barton in Freefall Over ‘Jefferson Lies’

Christian Right Historian David Barton in Freefall Over ‘Jefferson Lies’

David Barton has been a hero to the right for claiming the founding fathers wanted a Christian nation. But now even his conservative peers are disowning his work. 

Wisconsin’s Repeal of Equal Pay Rights Adds to Battles for Women

Wisconsin’s Repeal of Equal Pay Rights Adds to Battles for Women

Governor Scott Walker signed a repeal of his state’s workplace-discrimination law—the latest battleground over the issues that matter most to women.

Why Conservative GOP Voters Aren’t Giving Up on Rick Santorum

Why Conservative GOP Voters Aren’t Giving Up on Rick Santorum

The more the Republican establishment pushes Mitt Romney, the more alienated the religious right becomes. Why the party’s hard-core base isn’t coming around.

Michelle Goldberg: The Case Against Liberal Despair

Michelle Goldberg: The Case Against Liberal Despair

In the latest installment of our 'Op-Vid: Campaign 2012' video series, Michelle Goldberg issues a reality check and a history lesson to those liberal activists who now despair electoral politics, Obama and the squalid compromises of governing.

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