Entries Tagged ‘Tom Harkin’

Abortion lobby admits it needs Senate supermajority to hold ground

Well, here was an interesting article, in Politico on January 13: Leading abortion-rights advocacy groups have quietly raised concerns with Senate Democrats over plans to reform – and potentially weaken – the ability of a minority of Senators to block action on legislation, for fear that the move could open the way to anti-abortion legislation.

Embryo research funding bill dead for the year; third bill sponsor fights to keep seat

Arlen Specter (pictured right), the Senate sponsor of a bill that would force taxpayer funded embryo and cloning research, lost his seat several months back. And last week 1 of 2 House sponsors of the same bill, Mike Castle, met his congressional demise. Now I’m thrilled to report the 2nd House sponsor of that bill […]

Angry with own members, Senate Dem threatens to change filibuster rules

Recall Omaha-World Herald, today: Sen. Tom Harkin, D-IA, may try to eliminate the Senate filibuster. One or 2 members of the Democratic caucus have taken a “my-way-or- the-highway position” on health care, Harkin said today on a conference call with reporters. Sen. Ben Nelson, D-NE, has shaped up as one of the hardest votes for […]

(Prolifer)ations 8-3-09

by Kelli Spotlighting important information gleaned from other pro-life blogs… Daily Mail article states: More than a third of working mothers want to quit their jobs to look after their children, research suggests….

Jivin J’s Life Links 2-27-09

by The Swamp (Chicago Tribune’s Washington bureau), Obama will get rid of the Bush administration’s conscience rule sometime today: Taking another step into the abortion debate, the Obama administration today will move to rescind a controversial rule that allows healthcare workers to deny abortion counseling or other family planning services if doing so would violate […]

  

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