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Fourteen Dem Senators ask HHS for an explanation on Plan B

Fourteen Democratic Senators are asking Health and Human Services secretary Katheleen Sebelius why she overturned the Food and Drug Administration’s decision to allow emergency contraception to be sold over the counter. According to The Washington Post‘s The Plum Blog, female Senators Patty Murray, Barbara Boxer, Kirsten Gillilbrand, Maria Cantwell and…

Shockingly, Republicans can’t scratch back

At the risk of sounding like a hack, I’m going to go ahead and point out the fact that only 9 Republican Senators crossed over and voted for a centrist, experienced SCOTUS nominee—and the rest didn’t because, in their own coded words, no way would they vote for a woman…