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GOP Congressional Candidate Features Gay Son in Ad

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Nov 1
Nan Hayworth, the Republican seeking to unseat out Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney in New York's 18th Congressional District, released a television ad Wednesday featuring her gay son.

2016 Campaign Checklist: They’ve All Been So Busy

POLITICS | By Calvin Woodward | Dec 30
A look at the politicians who may run for president in 2016.

Chuck Hagel Confirmed as Defense Secretary

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Feb 28
After weeks of delay, the U.S. Senate today confirmed Chuck Hagel as the next secretary of defense, voting 58-41.

Ed Koch, Mayor Who Became a Symbol of NYC, Dies

NATIONAL | By Deepti Hajela | Feb 1
Ed Koch, former mayor of New York City and champion of gay rights, died Friday from congestive heart failure at the age of 88.

Barney Frank Wants to be Interim Mass. Senator

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 4
Although Barney Frank has only been out of Congress for a single day, he said he told Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick that he wants to be interim senator when Sen. John Kerry leaves to become secretary of state.

Brian Sims Win as PA’s First Out Representative Indicative of National Move Toward LGBT Inclusiveness

LOCAL | By Andrew Clark | Nov 24
The recent election of Brian Sims as Pennsylvania’s first out-gay representative is another example of the national sea change of LGBTs becoming involved in politics at all levels.

New Faces: Newly Elected US Senators

POLITICS | Nov 8
Here is a look at the newly elected U.S. senators from Tuesday’s election.

Clothing for the 47%

FASHION | Sep 21
Looking for clothing for the 47%? The Mitt Zombie tee lets everyone know where you stand in this fall’s election. Wear this tee shirt proudly and help entitle your fellow Americans to some good old fashioned political humor.

Barbs Traded by Candidates in Sacramento Council Race

POLITICS | By Dan Aiello | May 6
Two gay candidates running for a Sacramento City Council seat are trading barbs on the campaign trail ahead of the June vote.

SF Dem Candidates Differ on Party Panel Makeup

POLITICS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Apr 28
Once again control of the local Democratic Party in San Francisco is up for grabs this June.

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