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Democrats eye softer image on abortion

Leaders urge more welcome for opponents

By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / December 19, 2004

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WASHINGTON -- Leading Democrats, stung by election losses, are signaling they want the party to embrace antiabortion voters and candidates, softening the image of the party from one fiercely defensive of abortion rights to one that acknowledges the moral and religious qualms some Americans have about the issue. (Full article: 1210 words)

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