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  • Akin's idiocy is infectious

    Todd Akin's idiocy appears to be infectious. The evil genius of the Missouri congressman's comments is that they lend themselves to such broad interpretations -- and misinterpretations. By now his remarks are familiar, but just in case ... Akin told...
  • Trash collection time

    Who is this Todd Akin and why is everybody, it seems, paying so much attention to what he has to say? Answer: He's a congressman from Missouri who's running for the U.S. Senate in a race that could prove critical for control of the next Congress. And he'...
  • Akin's gaffe offers unflattering glimpse of widely shared Republican attitudes

    Ladies, remember what your mothers told you about men who regard women as sex objects? They're no good. Keep that in mind when pondering the Republican Party platform this year and all those heated conversations about the "war on women." Why is so...
  • Monday, August 27, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Bill Leff in for Jonathon Brandmeier 7:35 a.m.  She directed her first feature at 12.  Bill Leff (in for Johnny B) chats with the young filmmaker during Hollywood on it's ear.  9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Mike McConnell  10:05 a.m.  Why can't...
  • Tropical Storm Isaac's Slow Pace Makes it More Dangerous

    Tropical Storm Isaac's Slow Pace Makes it More Dangerous
    TAMPA, Fla. -- New Orleans and much of the Gulf Coast faced the anniversary of devastating Hurricane Katrina by hunkering down for new storm amid "a high level of anxiety," as the Crescent City's mayor put it Monday. Forecasters project Tropical Storm...
  • Akin's ignorance hardly unique

    Rep. Todd Akin's fame -- more accurately, his infamy -- now reaches all the way to the Congo. There, Eve Ensler, the award-winning American author of "The Vagina Monologues" and herself a survivor of rape, wrote an open letter castigating last week's...
  • The Goldwater legacy

    WASHINGTON -- As the 2012 Republican National Convention gathers in Tampa, I find my thoughts going back nearly half a century to San Francisco in 1964. It was the first political convention I covered as a reporter, and it was the one at which Sen....
  • Abortion ethics not so simple

    Abortion ethics not so simple
    Missouri Republican Rep. Todd Akin recently said some morally objectionable things about rape and abortion, but in his attempted apology he included a statement that can't be dismissed lightly by anyone interested in moral or legal justice: "I do not...
  • DCCC launches Akin robocalls in 6th District

    The campaign arm of House Democrats began running a series of automated phone calls in Maryland's 6th Congressional District on Monday as part of the its latest effort to tie Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett to controversial comments on rape made this month by...
  • Is there a Republican Party war on women?

    Is the Republican Party really pursuing a war on women? Well, yes and no to that question. Is it the official position of the Republican Party to strip away women's rights? No, with the caveat that if you are in favor of abortion rights then you're...
  • The politics of rape and abortion

    The politics of rape and abortion
    In the 1988 presidential election, Republicans successfully hanged Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis with Willie Horton, a convicted murderer who committed a rape and assault after he was furloughed. Horton was free because Dukakis, as...