3 things for Thursday:
CAN THAT CAUSE PREGNANCY? A Republican Senate candidate tells a reporter who asked him to clarify his position on abortion: "Go f--k yourself."
* Mother Jones flow chart answers question "Can I get pregnant?"
OBAMA AD STRATEGY. The Washington Post's Greg Sargent says a new campaign illuminates the reelection team's thinking on whether the president should try to persuade voters the economy is recovering.
* U.S. middle class has "worst decade in modern history"
* 9 things we know about how social media shape elections
HOME ON THE WANE. The majority of traffic now bypasses big media companies' home pages as more visitors arrive through the "side door."
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