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Surprise! SBA Group Endorses Republican Man Running Against Democratic Woman

Robin Marty

Susan B. Anthony would be so proud!

In another solid reminder that the Susan B. Anthony groups is first and foremost about ending abortion, and only nominally interested in supporting female politicians, the group has announced that they will be endorsing Iowa Rep. Steve King over Democratic challenger Christie Vilsack.

Still, they are unironically calling it a move for women in politics.

Via The Hill:

“The Susan B. Anthony List Candidate Fund is excited about our first round of candidate endorsements for the 2012 elections,” said the group’s President Marjorie Dannenfelser.  “The shift last election cycle in numbers from pro-abortion to pro-life women was historic and no accident. The corrective moment for the women’s movement must continue next year, and we will be working to ensure that it does.”

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Last election cycle was the first time there were fewer women in Congress than the previous year.

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