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Gay GOP candidate for U.S. House faces criticism from opposing camps

| Tuesday, July 15, 2014
California Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio is one of three openly gay Republicans running for Congress this year, but he’s the only one who has managed to make political adversaries of both social conservative and gay rights organizations.
WASHINGTON -- Carl DeMaio is one of three openly gay Republicans running for Congress this year, but he's the only one who has managed to make political adversaries of both social conservative and gay rights organizations. He's too open about his sexual orientation for some social conservatives, but too far to the right and too quiet on social issues ...

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Pro-gay marriage GOP super PAC has strong Q1, gay GOP candidates fall short

| Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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A Republican super PAC aimed at supporting pro-gay marriage GOP candidates raised a strong $2.75 million in the first quarter of 2014, but gay Republicans candidates for U.S. Congress fell short in fundraising.

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Three gay Republicans seek election history with bids for U.S. Congress

| Sunday, January 19, 2014
Jim Cole, APNew Hampshire Republican Congressional candidate Dan Innis, right,  with his partner Doug Palardy, in Portsmouth, N.H.
Dan Innis' husband persuaded him to run for the U.S. House. It didn't matter that Innis, a former business school dean, faced an aggressive Democratic incumbent, GOP colleagues who oppose his right to marry, and history - no Republican ever has been openly gay when first elected to Congress.

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Gay Republican Carl DeMaio concedes in San Diego mayoral race

By Ken Williams and Ben Cartwright| San Diego Gay and Lesbian News | Wednesday, November 7, 2012
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SAN DIEGO – Bob Filner won election as mayor of San Diego early today, defeating Carl DeMaio, whose election would have made history as the first gay Republican to take the reins of one of America’s largest cities,

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Gay man takes first place in San Diego mayoral primary

| Thursday, June 7, 2012
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Openly gay conservative Republican Carl DeMaio captured first place in San Diego's mayoral primary election June 5. DeMaio, 37, currently a City Council member, and the second-place finisher, Congressman Bob Filner (D), 69, will advance to the November runoff election to head the nation's eighth-largest city.

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