Liberal abortion bill pushed by White House has both sides predicting victory

A bill to enshrine legal abortion that the White House reiterated its support for Tuesday appears to be dead in the Senate
.

But that hasn’t stopped members of both political parties from predicting their stance on it will boost their fortunes with voters in November.

Senate Democrats failed Monday to clear a procedural vote in the Senate for the Women’s Health Protection Act
, which would prohibit some state-level abortion restrictions, putting vulnerable members on the record for the controversial measure before November’s elections.


LIBERAL ABORTION BILL FAILS TO CLEAR SENATE HURDLE BUT PUTS DEMOCRATS ON RECORD

“It’s a classic example of the GOP playing to its base without considering the negative impact it might have on independent voters, especially women living in the suburbs,” said Democratic strategist Brad Bannon. “The GOP is betting that this is going
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