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North Dakota abortion laws not much more than challenge to Roe v. Wade

Republicans are usually all about saving money, but apparently North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has no issue spending thousands of dollars of his citizens’ money as long as it’s to…

QOTD: Boehner salutes fellow Republicans in letter

“Republicans may be the minority party in Washington — but because we forged a plan together and have stuck to it, our actions as a team over the past couple…

Ashley Judd won’t seek McConnell’s Senate seat in 2014

After weeks of speculation for whatever reason, actress Ashley Judd announced she will not run for the U.S. Senate in Kentucky in 2014. Reports surfaced Wednesday that Judd had made a…

QOTD: Ginsburg says same-sex couples get ‘skim-milk marriage’ in DOMA hearing

“There are two kinds of marriage -- full marriage and the skim-milk marriage.” -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, during oral arguments Wednesday for United States v. Windsor, a challenge…

Do those red equal signs on Facebook matter?

While the Supreme Court considers both Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act this week, Facebook and Twitter have been painted red with equal signs replacing profile pictures. The…

Kennedy’s skepticism could spell doom for DOMA in Supreme Court

Another day, another monumental Supreme Court case. The court heard oral arguments Wednesday in United States v. Windsor, which deals with the constitutionality of the federal Defense of Marriage Act of…

QOTD: Supreme Court discussion of ‘fertility’ lightens the mood in Prop 8 arguments

“I suppose we could have a questionnaire at the marriage desk when people come in to get the marriage — you know, are you fertile or are you not fertile?” --…

Standing room only: The least meaningful and possibly most likely resolution to the Prop 8 case

During oral arguments Tuesday at the Supreme Court in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the Proposition 8 case, Charles Cooper had the chance to speak first in defense of the challenged law.…

After oral arguments, hard to say how Supreme Court will rule on Prop 8

There’s no doubt Tuesday’s Supreme Court oral arguments on same-sex marriage marked a huge, monumental moment in LGBT rights. What to make of that moment, well, is where it gets…

Iraq, 10 years later: That time Canada didn’t have our backs

This week marked the 10-year anniversary of the United States and coalition forces’ invasion of Iraq, a poignant milestone for a war that continues to weigh on the American conscience. It…

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