Bad news: Senator Patty Murray's contraception bill has been shot down.

Senate Republicans have blocked a bill aimed at restoring free contraception for women who get their health insurance from companies that object on religious grounds.

The vote on Wednesday was 56-43 to move ahead on the measure, short of the 60 votes necessary to proceed.

Predictable, but still disappointing. You need to remind everyone you know as we head into this midterm election season that Republicans just don't give a shit about women. You can read more here.