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Stories with person: Cecile Richards
  • Facing Congress, Planned Parenthood chief rebuts videos story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-29-15 5:34 pm

    WASHINGTON - The head of Planned Parenthood defended the women's health organization Tuesday before a Republican-run Congress bent on slashing its federal funding, telling lawmakers that accusations against her group fed by stealthily recorded videos are "offensive and categorically untrue."

  • Maryland lawmakers call on Hogan to fund Planned Parenthood 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 3:31 pm

    ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland Democrats on Tuesday called on Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to commit to funding Planned Parenthood of Maryland in his next budget proposal, as Democrats and Republicans in Washington debate Planned Parenthood funding in Congress.

  • Senate blocks anti-abortion bill; new showdown set story has photos
    Updated: Sep-22-15 5:11 pm

    WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats thwarted a Republican effort to ban late-term abortions on Tuesday as GOP leaders strained to avoid a government shutdown in eight days over the dispute - all against a tangled backdrop of presidential politics.