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Romney reaffirms opposition to marriage equality for same-sex couples

| Wednesday, May 9, 2012
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On the same day as President Barack Obama historically announced his support for marriage equality, Mitt Romney told a Denver television station, "If a civil union is identical to marriage other than in the name, I don't support that.”

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Romney foreign policy spokesman resigns amid anti-gay attacks

| Tuesday, May 1, 2012
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WASHINGTON -- Richard Grenell, the openly gay spokesman who was hired two weeks ago by Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to run the candidate's foreign policy messages, has resigned in the wake of relentless critiques, most of which was personal, by anti-gay right wing conservatives.

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Will Log Cabin Republicans endorse Mitt Romney?

CHRIS JOHNSON | Washington Blade | Thursday, April 26, 2012
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Mitt Romney swept a series of GOP presidential primaries this week as news surfaced that Newt Gingrich will suspend his campaign on Tuesday.

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Barney Frank calls Mitt Romney ‘despicable’ for anti-gay views

CHRIS JOHNSON | Washington Blade | Thursday, April 26, 2012
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Rep. Barney Frank tore into Mitt Romney for his anti-gay positions Tuesday night, calling the presumptive Republican presidential nominee “despicable.”

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National Organization for Marriage endorses Mitt Romney

CHRIS JOHNSON | Washington Blade | Wednesday, April 11, 2012
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The National Organization for Marriage on Wednesday officially threw its support behind Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney as he has been called upon to renounce the anti-gay group’s support.

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Mitt Romney’s PAC secretly donated $10,000 to anti-gay NOM

| Friday, March 30, 2012
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WASHINGTON -- Documents sent to the Human Rights Campaign and released Friday reveal that Republican presidential front runner Mitt Romney confidentially donated $10,000 to the National Organizational for Marriage via the Alabama chapter of his political action committee, “Free and Strong America.”

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Rick Santorum pledges to restore ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

| Sunday, March 18, 2012
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While sitting down with Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council at the Greenwell Springs Baptist Church on Sunday, Rick Santorum doubled down on his commitment to bring back the discriminatory Don't Ask Don't Tell policy.

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Santorum wins GOP primaries in Alabama, Mississippi

CHRIS JOHNSON | Washington Blade | Wednesday, March 14, 2012
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Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum scored two wins in the GOP primaries on Tuesday by adding Alabama and Mississippi to his column after prevailing in Kansas over the weekend.

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22 U.S. senators call for marriage equality plank in Democratic platform

CHRIS JOHNSON | Washington Blade | Friday, March 2, 2012
Sen. Dianne Feinstein is among the U.S. senators backing the inclusion of marriage equality in the Democratic Party platform.
A group of U.S. senators is joining the wave of LGBT rights supporters calling for an endorsement of marriage equality in the Democratic Party platform, according to an exclusive report by the Washington Blade.

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Father of gay soldier killed in Afghanistan campaigns for Minnesota legislature

| Wednesday, February 29, 2012
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Jeff Wilfahrt is an unassuming man who has more than served his citizenry. He testified before the Minnesota state legislature against passing a constitutional amendment defining marriage as "between a man and a woman only," supported the repeal of "Don’t Ask Don’t Tell." and lost his son in an American war.

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