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Huckabee targets contraceptives

WASHINGTON — Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee told fellow Republicans on Thursday that rival Democrats were trying to win over female voters by promising them birth control and telling them they cannot control their libido or their reproductive system without the help of the government.

Huckabee made the comment as he was making a pitch that the GOP needs to broaden its appeal and end its internal divisiveness.

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