New Zealand Campaigns Sidestep Abortion Scuffle

A judge’s ruling could add New Zealand to the list of countries making their abortion laws more restrictive. But the issue, while hugely partisan in the United States, isn’t being mentioned by the re-election campaign of Prime Minister Helen Clark.

Single Women Flex Democratic Muscle

Single women turned out more heavily in Iowa and New Hampshire and are especially partial to Democrats. If that keeps up, one pollster thinks they could help knock the GOP aside in November and shift the partisan balance for years to come.