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|2012 was a rough year for the Republican Party's relationship with women. From Missouri Senate nominee Todd Akin's 'legitimate rape' comments to the party's efforts to cut funding for preventative care (particularly important for women seeking cancer screenings and the like) to Rep. Darrell Issa's all-male panel on contraception mandates and religious liberty -- and the subsequent attacks from Rush Limbaugh and other right-wing voices on Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke, whom Issa had barred from the hearing -- the GOP repeatedly showed a less-than-impressive concern for women's rights.|
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