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UW Election Eye 2012

Campaign 2012 through the eyes of UW faculty and students

Topic: contraception

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March 1, 2012 at 12:32 PM

Contraception is 2012 wedge issue for Republicans and Democrats

During the last CNN debate in Arizona, the Republican presidential candidates were able to unanimously agree on one thing: their opposition to Barack Obama’s efforts to make employers cover contraception. The national debate between Republicans and Democrats about contraception has led to what Taegan Goddard of Political Wire has called the “birth of…


Comments | Topics: Barack Obama, conservatives, contraception

February 23, 2012 at 10:39 AM

The CNN Republican presidential debate: Sometimes the presidential candidates do play nice

Ron Paul, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich participate in the CNN Arizona debate on February 22, 2012. (Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Something was different about last night’s Republican presidential CNN debate. That is, besides the compacted stage set-up with candidates seated in low, spiny chairs, which produced close moments of tense conversation that were…


Comments | Topics: CNN debate, contraception, Debate