Topic: Planned Parenthood
Tea party supporters from around the country demanded Republicans keep their promise to cut the budget. Democrats and 'liberals' were the target of their ire, but the GOP leadership wasn't spared.
03/31/2011 08:42 pm
Tea party activists are also calling for the defunding of Obama's health-care reform. Without a new budget compromise, the government shuts down April 8.
03/31/2011 12:04 pm
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signs a law that requires a woman seeking an abortion to wait three days and to visit an anti-abortion counseling center. Critics say it is unconstitutional, proponens say it is common sense.
03/22/2011 04:29 pm
Republican freshmen revolt, saying the three-week spending bill cuts too little – $6 billion – from the 2011 budget. House Democrats who backed the measure say the GOP rift gives them an edge.
03/15/2011 11:25 pm
A hidden-camera sting orchestrated by James O'Keefe, who took down ACORN, targeted NPR executive Ron Schiller. It shows him calling the tea party racist and the GOP anti-intellectual. Schiller also suggested that NPR doesn't need federal funding.
03/08/2011 04:44 pm
House Republicans passed a budget bill on Feb. 19 without a single Democratic vote; now Senate Democrats have their own budget proposal. The Senate is poised to vote on both.
03/08/2011 12:48 pm
In recent opinion polls, the US public gives Congress a starting place to look for cuts in federal spending. Energy industries and 'earmarks' top the list, but there's more.
03/04/2011 06:13 pm
Former GOP presidential candidate Gary Bauer explains why stressing social issues is not just good politics, it's crucial to revitalizing America.
02/24/2011 09:10 am
Republicans in the House pushed through a spending bill that targets many popular programs in a way sure to set up confrontation with the Democrat-run Senate and the Obama administration.
02/19/2011 12:13 pm
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli blasted Planned Parenthood after 'sting' videos showed employees appearing to aid a man posing as a sex trafficker. But prosecution would be hard.
02/07/2011 04:49 pm