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October 28, 2009, 5:04 PM EDT
( – Violence against women on television is being shown with increasing frequency, more graphically and in ways never before seen in TV history, according to a report by a television watchdog group.  
September 24, 2009, 4:56 PM EDT
Senate Finance Committee members Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., left, and Sen. Jim Bunning, R-Ky. are seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 24,2009, as the committee continued their markup on health care legislation. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)
July 21, 2009, 12:41 PM EDT
In this July 14, 2009 file photo, President Barack Obama throws out the first pitch to St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols, not pictured, before the MLB All-Star baseball game in St. Louis, Tuesday, July 14, 2009. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)
July 14, 2009, 5:17 PM EDT
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 14, 2009, before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
July 13, 2009, 4:42 PM EDT
( – During the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing last week, Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) refused Sen. Orrin Hatch’s (R-Utah) request that she add language to the health care reform bill that would ban the funding of abortion.   The amendment in question requires insurers to contract with health providers that provide abortion.  
June 24, 2009, 3:34 PM EDT
Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.)
June 17, 2009, 4:26 PM EDT
President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the new comprehensive regulatory reform plan, Wednesday, June 17, 2009, in the East Room of the White House. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 9, 2009, 3:05 PM EDT
This Jan. 19, 2002 file photo shows Dr. George Tiller, shot to death at his church last Sunday, May 31, 2009, who had been the target of a relentless protest campaign for most of the 36 years that he performed abortions at his Wichita clinic. (AP Photo/Larry Smith, File)
May 8, 2009, 3:29 PM EDT
The administration building at Notre Dame University
April 30, 2009, 4:47 PM EDT
Wearing protective face masks as a precaution against swine flu contagion, Kevin Solis plays with his mother Abdi Santoyo at a beach in Cancun, Mexico, Thursday, April 30, 2009. While Mexico fights to contain a swine flu outbreak, the tourism industry is hurting nationwide. AP Photo/Israel Leal)
March 27, 2009, 6:27 PM EDT
( – A group founded by health care entrepreneur Rick Scott has launched an ad campaign calling on taxpayers to demand Congress not approve the $634 billion health care plan without knowing more about it.   Scott, who is chairman of the Conservatives for Patients’ Rights Action Fund and chairman of Solantic, a chain of urgent care centers in Florida, said the president did not provide specifics like how the money would be spent.  
March 5, 2009, 4:02 PM EST
( – The British government has decided to deny cancer patients two drugs that would extend their lives because the drugs cost too much, The UK’s Daily Mail reports.   The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence considers the drugs for advanced breast cancer and a rare form of stomach cancer too expensive.  
February 26, 2009, 4:55 PM EST
( – Montana became the first state on Thursday to pass a Personhood Amendment – which establishes legal rights for humans from the moment of conception – in the state Senate.   SB 406 states: “All persons are born free and have certain alienable rights … person means a human being at all stages of human development of life, including the state of fertilization or conception, regardless of age, health, level of functioning, or condition of dependency.”  
February 25, 2009, 11:29 AM EST
( – Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen, a Democrat, said he might turn down a portion of the $787 billion economic stimulus package that applies to unemployment benefits, because of the conditions attached to the money, The Tennessean reported.  
February 5, 2009, 5:25 PM EST
( – Most Americans want Congress to approve an economic stimulus package, but they are split on whether the measure currently under consideration should be passed as is or undergo major changes, according to a new poll.  
February 4, 2009, 2:38 PM EST
( – House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced Wednesday that Rep. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) will chair a Health Care Task Force to craft Republican solutions to increase Americans’ access to affordable health care.   The task force will also highlight how the Democrats’ proposed government-run health care system will affect families.  
February 3, 2009, 11:37 AM EST
President Barack Obama speaks with reporters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, during a meeting with Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
January 30, 2009, 4:36 PM EST
( – A Super Bowl ad by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) that was submitted to NBC was rejected for being too sexually suggestive.   The ad “depicts a level of sexuality exceeding our standards,” Victoria Morgan, vice president of advertising standards for NBC Universal, said in an e-mail to PETA.  
January 29, 2009, 6:08 PM EST
( – The economic stimulus bill that was approved by the House on Thursday and is under consideration by the Senate includes more pork than stimulus, the Family Research Center found.   The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (H.R.1) gives away billions to the “green” lobby, abortion industry, unions, and special interests, according to the FRC, and in particular sets aside $3 billion for prevention and wellness programs, which included $335 million for STD education and prevention.  
January 28, 2009, 4:25 PM EST
( – President Barack Obama was the first president to miss the Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball, which recognizes Medal of Honor recipients. The Medal of Honor is considered the nation’s highest military award.   Forty-eight Medal of Honor recipients attended the ball, sponsored by the American Legion, and over the past 56 years and 14 inaugurations, dating back to Dwight Eisenhower, no president has skipped it until now.