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What a difference a day can make. We told you Nevada Sen. Dean Heller should expect a fierce blowback from social conservatives after he defended Planned Parenthood in a rowdy town hall meeting Monday afternoon. Penny Nance, the president of Concerned Women for America, fired the first public warning shot in our article.
Less than 24 hours later, Heller was singing a different tune.
Here's Heller on Monday afternoon:
- "I will protect Planned Parenthood."
- "I have no problems with federal funding for Planned Parenthood."
Here's Heller on Tuesday, via his spokeswoman Megan Taylor: