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Democrats Take Broader Stance on Abortion

The Democratic Party is embracing two anti-abortion candidates for the Senate in 2006 in an effort to broaden the party's appeal to voters. Party leaders say Democrats remain committed to a fundamental pro-choice platform. But the move has disappointed many longtime allies.

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Mara Liasson is a national political correspondent for NPR. Her reports can be heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazine programs Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Liasson provides extensive coverage of politics and policy from Washington, DC — focusing on the White House and Congress — and also reports on political trends beyond the Beltway.
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