Extremists

Auditing the Womb: Alabama Candidate Joins Protests at Closed Women's Clinic

Auditing the Womb: Alabama Candidate Joins Protests at Closed Women's Clinic
Republican candidate for State Auditor Jim Zeigler is jumping into emotional issues that have absolutely nothing to do with the job he's asking voters for. He's protesting outside a women's clinic that isn't even open and is supposedly upset because it's across the street from a school. It's a clinic the protesters are trying to keep closed because of the "disruptions" around the clinic. Do you see anyone causing any disruptions — other than the protesters themselves? No surprise there.
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Iraq Hopes to Have First Democratic Transition of Power Since US Withdrawal in 2011

Iraq Hopes to Have First Democratic Transition of Power Since US Withdrawal in 2011
Iraq's top Shiite cleric urged unity on Friday after Nouri al-Maliki agreed to step down as prime minister, reviving hopes for a new government that can take on Sunni insurgents who have overrun large parts of the country. Al-Maliki announced he was giving up his post on national television late Thursday, standing alongside senior members of his Shiite Islamic Dawa Party, including his rival and premier-designate Haider al-Abadi.
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Sameer N. Yacoub and Vivian Salama
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Group Behind Kidnapped Girls Reign of Terror Extends Back Years

Group Behind Kidnapped Girls Reign of Terror Extends Back Years
Boko Haram, the al Qaeda-affiliated group responsible for kidnapping over 200 girls in Nigeria, has a history of horror and violence in the country, years before the kidnapping garnered headlines.
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Anti-Choice Extremists Going to Extreme Lengths

Anti-Choice Extremists Going to Extreme Lengths
Apparently, banning abortion for women in D.C. wasn't extreme enough. The anti-choice zealots at the Susan B. Anthony (SBA) List recently pledged their support for Rep. Trent Franks' measure that has recently been expanded to ban abortion after 20 weeks—nationwide.
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Tea Party Champion Senator Jim DeMint is Out, Bachmann Holds Steady

Those of you betting that "Michele Bachmann's national influence is over, post-election:" you guys scored big today.
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