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Donna Crane

NARAL Pro-Choice America

Donna Crane is the government relations director at NARAL Pro-Choice America. She has been with NARAL for more than seven years and has nearly 15 years of lobbying experience overall. As the organization's lead lobbyist, she represents pro-choice Americans' views to Congress and the executive branch (and has the bruises to prove it!).

She came to NARAL from the American Public Health Association, where she served as their director of congressional affairs. She has also lobbied for the state health officials and for several biomedical research associations.

She holds a bachelor's degree in political science from San Jose State University and a master's degree in legislative affairs from George Washington University. She has traveled widely and lived abroad — and is an enthusiastic gourmand.

She and her husband live in Washington, D.C.


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Bush Budget: A Tale of Disappointments and Missed Opportunities

Donna Crane

Didn't we just finish an election cycle where voters made it clear they were tired of the Bush White House catering to the far right at every turn? I know that. You know that. Anti-choice lawmakers who lost their jobs to pro-choice newcomers on November 7 know that. But judging by President Bush's budget proposal, released yesterday, apparently he missed the memo from the American public.

For the sixth year in a row, President Bush chose to use his federal budget proposal as yet another opportunity to satisfy his own right-wing base rather than—oh, I don't know—tackle real problems in America like unintended pregnancy.

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