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GOP's War on Women (Part 54)

[liveblog] Three days ago, during a Senate debate in Indiana, Republican candidate Richard Mourdock was asked about his anti-abortion views and possible exceptions. His response: “Even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that is something that God intended to happen.” I’m sorry, what? Are we in the `50s again? Is everyone wearing poodle skirts and listening to records? How are we still making such statements in 2012? Mourdock attempted to clarify his statement later by saying that he never said that rape was something God intended. And yet, that seems to be exactly what he said. Even […]

GU College Democrats Take on North Carolina

Over the weekend, I along with fourteen fellow Georgetown College Democrats had the opportunity to go on a joint George Washington-Georgetown campaign trip for Obama in North Carolina, a crucial swing state. We joined our GW compatriots after our Friday classes for the five-hour bus ride to Greenville, a southeastern city in North Carolina.   Greenville is the tenth largest city in North Carolina that surprisingly does not get much attention from campaigners. Recently though, Michelle Obama paid a visit to Greenville to speak at a rally. Our main job this weekend was to work with the Organizing for America […]