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New York Times Bails Out Warren on Firing: ‘Refuting a Conservative News Site’ 10.10.2019 NewsBusters
New York Times reporter Thomas Kaplan played damage control for Democratic candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren in  “Warren Details Account Of Losing Teaching Job Because of a Pregnancy.” It turns out Warren has told two different stories over the years about leaving her teaching position. Previously she had claimed she left because of insufficient educational qualifications. But later she claimed she was fired for being pregnant. But the story’s headlines gave no hint of a possible contradiction in Warren’s account of her “firing” over the years. The ...
CBS Finally Wakes Up, Covers Warren’s Sketchy Claims on Pregnancy Firing 10.10.2019 NewsBusters
CBS This Morning on Wednesday finally committed journalism and covered the latest example of Elizabeth Warren being forced to confront contradictory facts about her background. This time, it’s claims that she was fired from a teaching job in 1971 because she was pregnant. After ignoring claims highlighted by The Washington Free Beacon on Monday, This Morning’s Tony Dokoupil explained, “A series of reports have questioned the story she's been telling it on the campaign ...
MSNBC Cues Pro-Abort PAC Flack to Argue Warren's Fired-Teacher LIES 'Hold Water' 9.10.2019 NewsBusters
The Washington Free Beacon exposed just how fact-averse cable "news" networks can be when it comes to liberal darlings. On Tuesday's MSNBC Live, host Hallie Jackson addressed Elizabeth Warren's now-disproven claim that she was dismissed from a teacher job in 1971 for being pregnant. Jackson aired old video of Warren telling a much different story -- that she left voluntarily to stay home with her new baby. Jackson put on the communications director for EMILY's List, a  PAC for "pro-choice Democratic women candidates," explain away ...
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Justices Divided On Extending Civil Rights Laws To LGBT Employees 9.10.2019 Outside the Beltway
Yesterday, the Supreme Court held oral argument in a series of cases asking it to decide if existing civil rights laws cover discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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After Attacks on Warren, Women Point Out That Pregnancy Discrimination Is All Too Real 9.10.2019 Mother Jones
If you’ve paid any attention to Elizabeth Warren this campaign season, you’ve probably heard her say that when she was a 22-year-old special education teacher in 1971, she lost her job because she was “visibly pregnant.” In recent days, journalists—on both the left and right—have attempted to cast doubt on that story. The evidence they’ve assembled […]
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It’s No Coincidence That the Top Presidential Candidates Are All So Old 8.10.2019 Mother Jones
Over the past few months Bernie Sanders has often remarked that he’s in great shape. “I am blessed to have been in good health my entire life,” he told the Washington Post earlier this year. “I honestly can’t remember the last time I missed work because of illness.” I bought it: The guy seemed reasonably […]
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Liberals Rejoice! ‘Madam Secretary’ Finally Graduates to Madam President 7.10.2019 NewsBusters
Liberals rejoice! Your dream of a Hillary Clinton presidency finally is coming true on CBS’s Madam Secretary. The sixth and final season of the show features the titular Madam Secretary now serving as the first female president in the midst of her first 100 days. Of course, even though she’s the perfect president, the series still uses her position to get out some last few Trump scandal ...
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Letters to the Editor: South American women need a lot more than a visit by Ivanka Trump 4.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Ivanka Trump's trips abroad won't help women when her father is busy cutting aid to women's health groups.

Denver alternative high school adds dental services to keep students from missing classes 1.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Florence Crittenton, an alternative high school serving pregnant and parenting teens, recently added dental services to its health clinic, which already offered pediatric and gynecological care to students and their children.
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New Kavanaugh Book Debuts to Dismal Sales Despite Heavy Media Coverage 28.9.2019 NewsBusters
Stop me if you’ve heard this one: A nominee for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court is about to be confirmed when suddenly, women start appearing out of nowhere to accuse him of engaging in unwilling sexual escapades with them. That scenario took place last year, but the bad feelings generated by participants in the incident has led to yet another book on the matter, The Education of Brett Kavanaugh, which received enthusiastic, wall-to-wall coverage throughout the mainstream media -- but nevertheless failed to sell well during its first week on ...
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‘Taking ownership of what we look like’: Natural-hair movement takes root 27.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Hair free of chemical straighteners or relaxers is becoming the fashion, although natural-hair techniques can be difficult to learn. Black stylists are building classes and services now to meet the needs of a growing cultural shift.
Opinion: Trump killed the Afghanistan peace process. But there's still a chance to get it right 24.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

The U.S. never should have accepted the Taliban demand of excluding our partners, the Afghan government, from peace talks.

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Letters to the Editor: The misogyny of denying college women access to abortion pills 22.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Women in college face profound, life-altering consequences from unintended pregnancies. They deserve access to full reproductive care.

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NBC: Network’s Double Standards Surface Yet Again 21.9.2019 NewsBusters
The liberal bias and double standards doesn’t get any bolder than this.Here is the headline from The Daily Caller: “NBC News Reporter Calls Out Barr For Praising Book On Due Process In College Sexual Assault Cases.” The story begins this ...
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Betsy DeVos, Ben Carson send anti-trans signals to Trump’s evangelical base 20.9.2019 Raw Story
While Trump grabs headlines, his Cabinet members quietly use transphobia to shore up white evangelical support The white evangelical vote is almost certainly a lock for Donald Trump in 2020, but it appears the president is taking no chances of losing this critical voting block. One major part of that strategy appears to be quietly […]
Lily Adams helped her grandmother Ann Richards win Texas. Can she get Kamala Harris to the White House? 18.9.2019 Raw Story
As a young child, Adams was frequently at her governor grandmother’s side. Now she’s continuing her family’s political legacy. It’s possible that Lily Adams’ political baptism at a Baylor University homecoming parade is what most prepared the Democratic operative for the tone of the Trump era. Dressed in a red, white and blue dress, she […]
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Bozell & Graham Column: New York Times Smears Kavanaugh All Over Again 18.9.2019 NewsBusters
On September 15, The New York Times ran a long Sunday Review article by its reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly promoting their new book “The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation.” The book could be titled “Bitter Tears for Leftists.” You knew it was going to happen. Just as they cannot concede that Trump won the presidency, so too Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court is something that liberals refuse to ...
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Donald Trump's Kavanaugh Conspiracy Theory 17.9.2019 Crooks Liars
Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly's new book, The Education of Brett Kavanaugh, will be published on Tuesday . In The New York Times, Pogrebin and Kelly reveal some of what they learned about Kavanaugh, including this : During the winter of her freshman year ... [Deborah Ramirez] and some classmates had been drinking heavily when, she says, a freshman named Brett Kavanaugh pulled down his pants and thrust his penis at her, prompting her to swat it away and inadvertently touch it.... We also uncovered a previously unreported story about Mr. Kavanaugh in his freshman year that echoes Ms. Ramirez’s allegation. A classmate, Max Stier, saw Mr. Kavanaugh with his pants down at a different drunken dorm party, where friends pushed his penis into the hand of a female student. Mr. Stier, who runs a nonprofit organization in Washington, notified senators and the F.B.I. about this account, but the F.B.I. did not investigate and Mr. Stier has declined to discuss it publicly. (We corroborated the story with two ...
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Reporters dig into Justice Kavanaugh's past, allegations of misconduct against him 17.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new book by The New York Times' Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly extends the investigation into the SCOTUS justice's history, chases down sexual misconduct allegations and considers his years since.
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Republicans know Brett Kavanaugh lied under oath — they just don’t care 17.9.2019 Raw Story
Republicans know Brett Kavanaugh lied under oath. They just don’t care. The debate over whether the most recent Supreme Court justice perjured himself during his Senate hearing last year — which would be an impeachable offense — fired up again over the weekend, after New York Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly published new evidence […]
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