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Religion And Birth Control: Not Just A GOP Fight

Along with Republicans, some Democrats said religious institutions shouldn't have to include birth control in their employees' health coverage. The Obama administration altered its policy Friday, but the issue could still affect which party controls the Senate next year.
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With Contraceptive Coverage Plan 2.0, Obama Pleases Allies, But Not Everyone

Supporters who split with the White House over the original health care initiative are coming back to the fold now that the president has changed strategy. But some Catholics and Capitol Hill Republicans are still fuming.
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At CPAC, Gingrich Takes Aim At 'Republican Establishment'

Newt Gingrich was the last presidential candidate to speak Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. And he kept his Romney powder dry, preferring instead to attack establishment Republicans who have not embraced the Gingrich campaign. To put it mildly.
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Catholics Split On Obama's Birth Control Decision

Some Catholics believe the president's new rule on contraceptive coverage resolves religious liberty concerns. But others, including key bishops, say it is smoke and mirrors.
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On The Trail, Romney Avoids His French Connection

Mitt Romney was a Mormon missionary in France for two years, but it's not something he brings up on the campaign trail. He had life-changing experiences abroad, but Romney now disparages Europe. For those who knew the charming young man from Michigan, Romney's euro-trashing is a little painful.
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A Conservative's Tips For Finding The Right Mate

Amid all the speeches at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C., this week, young Republicans could attend a session on finding love. Some suggestions from the conservative dating expert: loosen up, take a romantic walk or maybe go to a gun range.
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Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Blasts Obama At CPAC

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Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell used his address at the Conservative Political Action Conference in D.C. to slam President Obama and plug his home state.

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