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Posted inHealth, Money, Politics

Planned Parenthood a target of House GOP inquiry

House Republicans have ramped up their campaign against Planned Parenthood, launching an official congressional investigation into the organization, which provides sexual and reproductive health care to women across the country. Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., chairman of a House oversight and investigations subcommittee, has asked Planned Parenthood for reams of documents about everything from its accounting […]

Posted inMoney, Politics

Lieberman’s new book

Sen. Joseph Lieberman has a new book out-“The Gift of Rest,” an aptly titled tome for a longtime politician on the eve of his retirement from the Senate. But Lieberman’s book isn’t about stopping work, except for one day of the week. It’s a 230-page description and celebration of the Sabbath, even ending with a […]

Posted inMoney, Politics

Bysiewicz loses top fundraiser, campaign set to announce successor

Susan Bysiewicz’s campaign is losing its top fundraiser, Josh Handelman, who has helped the former secretary of the state rake in more than $1 million since announcing her U.S. Senate bid in January. Campaign manager Jonathan Ducote said that Handelman “decided to seek other opportunities,” but is leaving the campaign with a strong foundation in […]

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Lieberman uses different “i” word to describe Ron Paul

Asked about Ron Paul’s call to sap funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Sen. Joseph Lieberman opted for a couple different “I” epithets. “Ron Paul’s statement is taking an ideology to an illogical and really unproductive extreme,” Lieberman said. Lieberman’s comments came in response to a question about Paul’s criticism of FEMA–and Gov. Dannel […]