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GOP lawmakers who voted for Illinois gay marriage bill win primary races

| Thursday, March 20, 2014
Illinois state capitol building in Springfield.
Three Republican lawmakers who crossed the aisle last year to to vote in favor of Illinois' marriage equality law, were all victorious in their primary elections Tuesday.

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Wendy Davis, Greg Abbott set to face off for Texas governor

| Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Wendy Davis
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Republicans picked the state's attorney general in the fight to succeed longtime Gov. Rick Perry, while a rising Democratic star coasted to her party's nomination Tuesday night during the nation's first statewide primary.

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NYC mayoral hopefuls begin final campaign sprint to Tuesday’s primary

| Saturday, September 7, 2013
Mary Altaffer, APNew York City Democratic mayoral hopeful and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn greets a voter during a campaign stop in the Bronx borough of New York, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013.
NEW YORK -- The candidates for New York City mayor blanketed television programs with commercials, gave interviews to nearly anyone holding a microphone and relied on old-fashioned retail politicking as they embarked on the frantic stretch run of the primary campaign.

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Gay lawmaker who led marriage equality effort leads in Seattle mayoral primary

| Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Ed-Murray-Seattle
SEATTLE — A state senator who drove efforts to make gay marriage legal in Washington state led early returns in Seattle's mayoral primary, while incumbent Mike McGinn looked as if he'd avoid being the second consecutive mayor ousted before the general election.

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Surrendering our freedoms

| Sunday, June 10, 2012
apathy
We are in the midst of a slow motion variation of an assassination. You may well be fooled into thinking that it is aimed at stopping the re-election of the President, but it is actually aimed directly at the hearts and minds of "we, the people." Would-be despots and tyrants, masquerading as bureaucrats under the guise of think tanks, have been busily organizing the dishevelment of society in order to maintain and increase the profits of the privileged, their positions of power, and the power of those positions...

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