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3 Gay Republicans Trying to Make Election History

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples | Jan 19
Three gay Republicans must unseat a Democratic incumbent, overcome brushes with hate and confront passionate divisions within the GOP about the way they live their lives.

NY Dem Rep. Maloney to Marry Long-Time Partner

POLITICS | By Henry C. Jackson | Jan 14
Freshman Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney plans to marry his long-time partner, who proposed over Christmas.

Gay Rights Group Backs Michaud in Maine’s Gov’s Race

POLITICS | By Alanna Durkin | Jan 3
A governor’s race endorsement for U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud by the group that successfully pushed for same-sex marriage in Maine drew a swift rebuke Thursday from independent Eliot Cutler.

Alabama’s 1st Openly Gay Lawmaker Marries Partner

Alabama’s first openly gay legislator has married her longtime partner at a ceremony in Massachusetts.

Out Congressional Candidate Jousts With Tea Party Dad in New Ad

Congressional hopeful and Democratic state Rep. Carl Sciortino is playing up his liberal credentials in new ad featuring a light-hearted back-and-forth with his tea party dad, Carl Sciortino, Sr.

Gay Lawmaker Running for Maryland Governor

POLITICS | By Brian Witte | Jul 17
A Maryland lawmaker hopes to be elected the nation’s first openly gay governor.

Obama Nominates Openly Gay Judge For Court Of Appeals

POLITICS | By Sergio N. Candido | Feb 10
In order for Hugues to become a federal judge, he would first have to be confirmed by the Senate.

Tammy Baldwin’s Final Push

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Nov 5
The Wisconsin Democrat may make history as first out lesbian elected to the Senate.

Gayest Moments during the Democratic National Convention

POLITICS | By Sergio N. Candido | Sep 14
From the issues discussed to the political players, here’s a look at the gayest moments of this year’s DNC in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Retiring Logan Circle ANC Chair Mike Benardo Reflects on Service

POLITICS | By John Riley | Sep 1
Upcoming nuptials on the horizon and a busy work schedule are prompting Mike Benardo, the Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner for ANC 2F06 in the eastern edge of the city’s Logan Circle neighborhood, to hang up his hat.

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