Meredith Conway

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New Report Tracks Decades of Climate Change

In May 2010, the temperature in Pakistan soared to more than 128 degrees – the hottest temperature ever recorded in Asia. Just a few months later, …

Climate Change

Dems: GOP exploiting abortion

Senate Democrats on Wednesday sharply criticized a House-passed bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks, disparaging it as an “extreme and dangerous” attack on women’s health.<p>The bill stands no chance of passing the Democratic-controlled Senate but has nonetheless incensed abortion rights …

How The Movement Against LGBT Rights Will End

With a whimper. An unexpected moment as a committee sends a bill to ban anti-LGBT job discrimination to the Senate floor.<p>WASHINGTON — On Wednesday morning, a small crowd of people got a glimpse into how the longtime opposition to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights will meet its end.<p>It …

LGBTQI

Americans much calmer about national security than lawmakers

New polls show voters think counter-terrorism efforts have gone “too far” — and that Snowden has not hurt America<p>Since Edward Snowden leaked information about the NSA's surveillance program to the press, the balance between security and civil liberties has been a constant source of debate. But …

What's Really At Stake In The Texas Abortion Debate Is Men's Sex Lives

As HB 2 passed the Texas House and moved to the Senate Wednesday, the nation held its breath on the future of the male sex life.<p>Or at least, one man did: Ben Sherman, a writer for the Burnt Orange Report, a political blog that describes itself as "progressive/liberal/Democratic."<p>Most of the …

Farm bill vote set for Thursday

Rolling the dice, House Republicans pushed ahead toward floor votes Thursday on a pared-back farm bill that strips out nutrition programs to appease conservatives and reduces the net 10-year costs to about $195.6 billion.<p>Behind the scenes, the GOP worked relentlessly to line up the last of 218 …