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  •  I didn't say that Brunner is better because.. (2+ / 0-)
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    her gender, I said that given how Nelson (and Stupak before him) hijacked the health care debate over women deciding what they do with their own bodies.  That should be a clear sign the women don't have enough of a voice in Congress when lawmakers seriously considered stripping them of access to carry out their own medical decisions.

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    by pistolSO on Fri Mar 12, 2010 at 07:54:20 PM PST

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    •  It's embaraassing (1+ / 0-)
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      when countries like Botswana have much bigger percentages of women in office than the U.S. The fact is that if you are not at the table, you don't get heard. We've got some serious structural issues with this here in Ohio right now, and the state party has made our path in November considerably rougher with their tin-eared behavior, treating women like they should just go along like good little girls and not make a fuss about their puny little reproductive rights. The climate is still toxic here, and Jennifer on the ticket can go a long way toward healing this.

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      by anastasia p on Fri Mar 12, 2010 at 09:56:23 PM PST

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