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This is sure to confuse the National Organization for Women, not to mention Democratic strategists who want to tout President Obama's support for women's rights. What follows may not be part of the thinking, perhaps. GoTopless, a Las Vegas organization "dedicated to attaining women's rights to go bare-chested," is petitioning the Obama administration to recognize their "rights" as International GoTopless Day looms. It's Aug. 26, a date the group chose to coincide with Women's Equality Day, which commemorates the attainment of women's voting rights Aug. 26, 1920.
He chairs one of Capitol Hill's most powerful committees, won his 2010 race with 62 percent of the vote and even boasts a niece who graced Sports Illustrated's swimsuit-edition cover. But all that hasn't saved Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan from a strong Republican primary challenge.