Rift among womens groups? In wake of NARAL PAC endorsement for Obama, female pro-Hillary House members rally

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WASHINGTON–NARAL’s PAC Obama endorsement on Wednesday is triggering a strong response from House members who have been NARAL’s staunch friends on Capitol Hill–but who back Clinton.

We are a political organization. We made a political decision,” said NARAL PAC political director Elizabeth Shipp. The NARAL PAC figured any backlash from its pro-Clinton base was worth the risk.

From a release…

6:15 p.m. TONIGHT: Members of Congress To Hold Press Conference On Hillarys Strong Pro-Choice Record

Clinton National Campaign Co-Chair Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones and other Members of Congress will hold a press conference at 6:15 p.m. EDT tonight to discuss Hillary Clintons strong pro-choice record.

Members voicing their support today for Clintons advocacy on behalf of a womans right to choose include, Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Rep. Nita Lowey, Rep. Jane Harman, Rep. Diane Watson, Rep. Diana DeGette, Rep. Doris Matsui, Rep. Laura Richardson, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rep. Louise Slaughter, Rep. Allyson Schwartz, Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Corrine Brown, Rep. Yvette Clarke, Rep. Darlene Hooley, Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, Rep. Linda Sanchez, Rep. Tammy Baldwin, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, Rep. Hilda Solis, Rep. Nydia Velazquez, Rep. Betty Sutton, Rep. Grace Napolitano and Rep. Shelley Berkley.

Wednesday, May 14

6:15 p.m. EDT

Members of Congress Discuss Hillarys Strong Pro-Choice Record

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Second Floor Conference Room

430 South Capitol Street

Washington, DC

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