Sandra Fluke's rise to political stardom was something of a fluke itself. We know about her because Rush Limbaugh called her a "slut." She is apparently now running for Congress. I suppose stranger things have happened, but it is not only strange, it is depressing for the future of the Democratic Party that a rise to stardom can happen because of one's stance on the contraception mandate.
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- Talk of Latinos' potential political clout dominates La Raza gathering
- Editorial: Pope Francis' exhortation to walk on the margins makes us squirm
- Philippine church takes lead on Francis' environmental encyclical
- Special Section Preview: Social Justice
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by Joshua J. McElwee NCR Today