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Granholm: Gender Gap Grows In White House Race

Ahead of the an Oakland County visit by Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan set for Friday, a prominent Michigan Democrat is sharing her thoughts on the GOP presidential ticket.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Akin Incident Shows Contrast Between The Republicans And Democrats

Republicans are kept accountable for their own misspeaks and actions. Unlike the Democrats’ life jacket being tossed out to a sinking politician by the Party, when a Republican politician does the inexcusable, the Republican Party throws him an anchor – and that’s how it should be.

08/23/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.

08/21/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Despite Denials Akin’s Comments Are Part GOP War On Women

Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.

08/20/2012

Paul Ryan (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on Women

If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.

08/15/2012

Rep. Lisa Brown (D-West Bloomfield)

Silenced Lawmaker Gets Huge Outpouring Of Support

“They want to silence women on it. I absolutely think this is about a war on women, ” said State Rep. Lisa Brown, who was barred from speaking in the Michigan House after using the word “vagina” during a debate over anti-abortion legislation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2012

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Protesters Greet Visiting HHS’ Secretary Sebelius

U.S Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius was met by protesters Wednesday outside of the Covenant Community Care facility in southwest Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2012

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Opinion: GOP Shows True Priorities With War On Women

Instead of working on the economy the GOP has focused on denying women access to health care.

06/20/2012

Rep. Lisa Brown (D-West Bloomfield)

Office Defends Censorship: ‘Context’ Was Problem With Rep’s Use Of ‘V-Word’

The Speaker of the House’s office is defending the decision to reprimanded a state lawmaker who said “vagina” during a discussion on the House floor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2012

Michigan Rep. Censored For Use Of ‘V-Word’

A West Bloomfield State Representative has been censored for comments she made during a House session.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2012

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