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McConnell, Cruz among 57 Republicans urging Supreme Court to reject same-sex marriage

Friday, April 3, 2015
Mitch McConnell (left) and Ted Cruz
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz are among 57 Republicans in Congress who are calling on the Supreme Court to uphold state bans on same-sex marriage. ...

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Ky. Senate candidate: Gay marriage will lead to parents marrying their kids for tax benefits

Friday, February 21, 2014
Kentucky's Republican nominee for governor thinks the government should be out of the marriage business forever.
WASHINGTON -- A Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Kentucky said that same-sex marriage could lead to a parent claiming marriage to his or her child to gain tax benefits and other privileges. ...

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LGBT, AIDS cuts held off two months under ‘fiscal cliff’ deal

Friday, January 4, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama appeared at the White House Tuesday night to discuss the fiscal cliff deal.Photo: Michael Key, Washington Blade.
The legislative package that Congress passed this week to avert the “fiscal cliff” puts off for only two months devastating across-the-board budget cuts to federal programs — including programs directly relevant to LGBT people and people with HIV/AIDS — putting ...

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