Originally published on Mon March 19, 2012 4:45 am
It's not that the rhetoric coming out of the Republican presidential campaign is suddenly going to make women around the country start voting Democratic. Women, for the most part, do prefer Democratic candidates, and have in presidential races at least since 1992. Four years ago, women preferred Barack Obama over John McCain by some 13 percentage points (the gap was 41 points among single women).
Originally published on Mon March 19, 2012 7:03 am
Meghan Clyne contributes to The Weekly Standard.
On Feb. 11, as the debate over the Obama administration's rule forcing religious institutions to provide insurance for contraceptive and aborti-facient drugs to their employees was reaching fever pitch, a prominent American said:
Originally published on Mon March 19, 2012 7:11 am
Jonathan Cohn is the senior editor of The New Republic.
The controversy over contraception has faded a bit. Congressional Republicans are rethinking efforts to overturn a requirement that would make birth control coverage a mandatory part of health insurance. Rush Limbaugh has stopped talking about the issue, at least for the moment.