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March 1, 2012 4:44 pm

President Obama May Have Just Won Contraception Battle

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President Obama addressing a joint session of Congress. Photo: wiki commons.

Politico – The Senate defeated Sen. Roy Blunt’s amendment to allow employers to refuse to cover health services Thursday, dealing Republicans a high-profile setback in the fight over the Obama administration’s contraception coverage mandate.

The vote is unlikely to end the fight over the contraception rule, though, as Blunt said the issue won’t go away until the administration backs down and gives a broader religious exemption to the coverage mandate.

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