Explaining âRisk Corridors,â The Next Obamacare IssueScott Clement:
The [proposed RNC] resolution contends that Republicans who remain silent on abortion fail to take advantage of wide public support for such abortion restrictions. The document was first reported by CNN's Peter Hamby.Read the whole piece, good for understanding why people think they are on the right side of the issue, whatever side they take.
The data are striking, but also perplexing: was timid rhetoric on abortion a major reason why Republicans such as Ken Cuccinelli in Virginia and Todd Akin in Missouri lost winnable races where abortion and women's rights became prominent issues? Many observers felt the opposite, that their strong anti-abortion stances cost them the elections.
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