- Scott Brown calls GOP’s abortion platform ‘a mistake’
The Massachusetts senator said Republicans need to make a “concession” to those “who believe in a woman’s right to choose.”
- Ron Paul: No comment on Akin remarks
Congress’s most prominent OB-GYN has not joined fellow Republicans in condemning Rep. Todd Akin’s remark that victims of “legitimate rape” rarely become pregnant.
The silence from Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) contrasts with the vast majority of his party, which has closed ranks against Akin’s Senate bid in response to the firestorm.
The libertarian icon and three-time presidential candidate has no comment on Akin’s (R-Mo.) statement, a spokeswoman said Tuesday. Paul also declined to comment on Monday when pressed by The New York Times.
- Poll finds disapproval of Rep. Ryan for vice president and his Medicare plan
Forty-nine percent of voters oppose Ryan’s controversial proposal to privatize Medicare, according to the latest Pew survey.
- Reince Priebus: RNC’s abortion policy ‘not the platform of Mitt Romney’
The head of the Republican National Committee said Mitt Romney doesn’t have to take ownership of the party’s abortion platform.
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