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  • America’s #1 Abortion Chain Just Dropped $1 Million on Terry McAuliffePolicyPolitics

    10/03/2013 9:45:14 AM PDT · by blueyon · 11 replies
    Bearing Drift ^ | 10/03/2013 | Shaun Kenney
    Well isn’t this special… The ad opens by pointing out the hundreds of decisions that women make each day, from picking groceries to buying homes. “And we make them ourselves,” says the narrator, Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Votes. “But Ken Cuccinelli is intruding on our most personal decisions.” Richards lists off some of Cuccinelli’s stances, including his call for a ban on all abortions, “even when a woman’s health is in danger.” “Cuccinelli doesn’t trust women,” Richards says at the end of the ad. “So how can we trust him to be governor?” Because going to the abortion...
  • ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ dischargees to receive full back pay from DOD

    01/07/2013 6:34:16 PM PST · by Nachum · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/7/12 | Carlo Muñoz
    In a landmark settlement, the Pentagon has agreed to give full back pay to U.S. service members who were discharged due to their sexual orientation under the military's “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. The payouts will be granted to service members dismissed from the military under the now-repealed policy on or after November 2004. “This means so much to those of us who dedicated ourselves to the military, only to be forced out against our will for being who we are,” former Air Force Staff Sgt. Richard Collins said in a statement from the American Civil Liberties Union, which brought...
  • Obama campaign sets goal of raising $60 million in June

    06/01/2011 4:15:42 PM PDT · by PROCON · 20 replies
    reuters ^ | June 1, 2011 | Eric Johnson
    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's campaign on Wednesday set a goal of raising $60 million in June to benefit Obama's reelection and the Democratic National Committee, a source involved in the reelection campaign said. Dozens of Democratic Party operatives and supporters from across the country assembled in a downtown hotel on Wednesday for an early fundraising strategy session.
  • Whitman wins GOP nomination for Calif. governor

    06/08/2010 8:50:57 PM PDT · by SmithL · 217 replies · 348+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 6/8/10 | JULIET WILLIAMS, Associated Press Writer
    Meg Whitman, the billionaire former eBay chief executive who poured tens of millions of her own fortune into her first-time bid for political office, easily won the Republican primary for California governor Tuesday, advancing to face a Democratic icon, former two-term Gov. Jerry Brown.