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Coverage: James Craig Will Uphold Ban On Abortion As Governor

Last week following his failed campaign announcement, Michigan Republican gubernatorial candidate James Craig was recorded saying he will do “whatever I can” to prevent Democrats from overturning Michigan’s unconstitutional abortion ban. Should a bill reach his desk to repeal it, as governor he would veto the legislation and let the state’s 1931 total ban […]

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Secret Recording: James Craig Says He Will Uphold Michigan’s Complete Abortion Ban

Today, a new report from the Detroit Metro Times details a secret recording captured by American Bridge 21st Century that shows GOP Michigan gubernatorial candidate James Craig saying as governor he would block any attempt by Democrats to repeal Michigan’s 90-year-old ban on abortion. Craig — whose campaign announcement was broken up last week by activists opposing his extreme […]

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Chris Sununu Dismisses Planned Parenthood Advocates Protesting His Council’s Funding Cuts

“I try not to get wrapped up into all that drama. That’s just a lot of drama.” That’s Gov. Chris Sununu message for the reproductive health care advocates who yesterday protested the Sununu-backed Executive Council’s decision to defund reproductive health care clinics, including Planned Parenthood locations. Asked about the protesters, […]

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Washington Post Editorial Board Endorses Terry McAuliffe for Virginia Governor

Just ahead of the first Virginia governor’s debate, the Washington Post Editorial Board endorsed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe. McAuliffe, who served as the 72nd Virginia governor from 2014 to 2018, “notched a string of successes in his first four-year term” and has an “ambitious blueprint for a second term focused on education […]

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Round-Up: Cecile Richards Breaks Down Texas Abortion Ban

American Bridge 21st Century Co-Chair Discusses Impact On Women And Midterm Elections Last night, American Bridge 21st Century Co-Chair and former president of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards joined Anderson Cooper and Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss the impact the Texas abortion ban will have on women not just in Texas but across the […]