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GOP Promises Cassidy a Committee Seat

| By Melinda Deslatte | Nov 12
Republicans have promised Bill Cassidy a seat on the Senate's energy committee if he defeats Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu in Louisiana's runoff election next month, potentially undercutting one of her main arguments for re-election.

DeMaio Concedes Calif. House Race

| By Elliot Spagat | Nov 10
Republican Carl DeMaio on Sunday conceded defeat to incumbent Scott Peters in one of the nation's most hotly contested congressional races to represent a large part of San Diego.

House GOP Boasts Diversity And New Conservatives

| By Erica Werner | Nov 8
Meet the new House Republicans.

Election Results Sobering for Gay Rights Movement

| By David Crary | Nov 6
In all, it was a sobering election for the gay-rights movement, contrasting with its recent court victories that have nearly doubled the number of states allowing same-sex marriage.

Menino: Gay Boston's Tough Big Brother

| By Sue O'Connell | Nov 6
To understand the relationship between Mayor Tom Menino and Boston's gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender communities, you need look no further than the the 1980 movie "My Bodyguard."

Colo. Elects Anti-Gay Demon Hunter to State House

| By Jason St. Amand | Nov 6
Voters decided to elect Gordon Klingenschmitt to the Colorado House of Representatives Tuesday, with some possibly not realizing he's an ultra conservative, anti-gay religious right activist who removed the "foul spirit of lesbianism" through exorcism.

18,992 'Massholes' Supported Scott Lively's Failed Bid for Gov.

| By Bobby McGuire | Nov 5
Scott Lively, the anti-gay vocal supporter of Uganda's "kill the gays" bill and Russia's "anti-gay propaganda" law, has placed a distant fourth in his bid to become the next governor of Massachusetts.

Brief Profiles of the New Members of the Senate

| Nov 5
Profiles of the new senators elected Tuesday.

Anti-Gay Candidates Win

| By John McDonald | Nov 5
Anti-gay candidates performed well in the midterm elections Tuesday.

GOP Surge: Republicans Seize Control of Senate

| By Ken Thomas and Nancy Benac | Nov 5
America awoke to a new political dynamic Wednesday with sharper dividing lines in an already divided government, forcing President Barack Obama to recalibrate his approach and giving Republican leaders in Congress new muscle to check him.

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