Political Bookworm: Guest Blogger


Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 03/01/2011

Remembering Rep. Millicent Fenwick and thinking of Sen. Scott Brown

Watching the recent 60 Minutes interview of “The resilient Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA)” I was reminded of a profile Morley Safer did 30 years earlier of Rep. Millicent Fenwick (R-NJ). “Fenwick is an elegant, literate dead-honest legislator whose somewhat...

By Amy Schapiro  |  11:45 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 01/11/2011

Time to agree on media standards?

About this blog: The shootings in Arizona have focused attention on the nature of our political discourse. Susan Herbst, a professor of public policy at Georgia Tech, has taken an in-depth look at the subject in her book “Rude Democracy:...

By Susan Herbst  |  05:30 AM ET, 01/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 03/16/2010

Health-care reform and abortion services: the damage is already done to future coverage

Of the many contentious issues in the health care reform battle, abortion provisions ignite some of the hottest sparks. Carole Joffe, professor at the Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health at the University of California, San Francisco, has followed the...

By Steven E. Levingston  |  05:30 AM ET, 03/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Guest Blogger | Tags:  health care reform and abortion; abortion rights; abortion debate in health care bill