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Reid: Republicans Will Lose Senate Seats Over SCOTUS Nominee

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said Republicans will lose Senate seats if they block President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Merrick Garland form getting a hearing and a vote. Reid said, “Their

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Ted Cruz Blasts GOP Leaders For Funding Planned Parenthood

Sen. Ted Cruz is excoriating the Republican leadership in the House and Senate for failing to “lift a finger to defend life” by eliminating taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood. Cruz’s speech on the Senate floor comes as the lawmakers voted, 77-19, to advance a bill to authorize government spending that includes funding for Planned Parenthood.

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Senate Democrats Block 20-Week Abortion Pain Bill

The blocked legislation, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is based on scientific evidence that has shown that unborn babies at least at 20 weeks after fertilization can feel the pain associated with being destroyed during an abortion. The Senate voted 54-42 to advance the legislation, a count that fell short of the 60 votes needed.

Anti-abortion activists hold a rally opposing federal funding for Planned Parenthood in front of the U.S. Capitol July 28, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Limbaugh: ‘Nothing Healthy Going On’ in Planned Parenthood

“This is one of the greatest illustrations of the butchery, if you will, of our culture and the literal attack on words to call what happens in a Planned Parenthood clinic ‘health,’” Limbaugh said. “Whether you preface it by saying women’s health or whatever, there’s nothing healthy going on in here.”