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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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N.J. Senate election: A case study in LGBT tolerance, equality, representation

Monday, September 2, 2013
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Newark, N.J., mayor Cory Booker has been something of a celebrity in the political arena. If you’re a New Jersey resident and you read the newspaper, you’d probably heard of him even before he announced his campaign for Senate. You’ve also probably heard of the speculation that he is gay. ... But the most important question here is not whether Cory Booker is gay. It is not even why he won’t confirm or deny it. The most important question at hand is this: are we ready to elect an openly gay man to the U.S.Senate?

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Newark mayor Cory Booker on gay rumors: ‘So what does it matter if I am?’

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
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Newark mayor and U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker, responding to persistent speculation that he is gay, says "So what does it matter if I am?"

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Little substance on LGBT rights from Va. Democratic candidates

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
From left: Mark Herring, Terry McAuliffe, and Ralph Northam.
RICHMOND, Va. -- The Democratic party's candidates for Virginia's top elected offices had little to offer on Wednesday on the issue of LGBT rights, despite facing a trio of vehemently anti-gay Republican opponents.

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Nothing scarier than ‘President Romney’

Monday, November 5, 2012
Mitt RomneyPhoto: Michael Key, Washington Blade
From complete opposition to LGBT rights advances to the frightening prospect of a slew of Supreme Court appointments to a litany of pro-gay advances that could be wiped away with the stroke of a pen, the prospect of a President Mitt Romney should be enough to motivate LGBT voters across the country to turn out in support of President Barack Obama’s critical second term...

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Obama’s lead widens among LGBT voters, reports Harris/Logo TV survey

Sunday, November 4, 2012
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A follow-up poll conducted online in the United States by Harris Interactive, on behalf of Logo TV, shows that LGBT voters remain firmly on the side of supporting President Barack Obama for re-election.

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Cast your vote – and let the chips fall…

Sunday, November 4, 2012
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As gay Americans we need to remember those of our community who lived in times that were far beyond what I can imagine. These are the sweet brave souls who fought the fight and made it easier for us; and now it is now our responsibility to pay it forward – to make it easier for those generations of our LGBTQ family who will carry-on long after we’re gone. Remember this as you cast your vote on Tuesday...

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Record number of openly LGBT candidates seeking office this year

Saturday, November 3, 2012
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A record number of gay candidates are running for congressional seats and state legislatures this year, and many say their sexual orientation has not been a campaign issue.

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Mean Mitt is a rotten apple in a bad barrel

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
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In reality, Mitt Romney is a nasty individual with radical ideas who seems to have little regard for animals, women, minorities, gays, and 47-percent of Americans whom he regards as bums who can get their healthcare in the Emergency Room.

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In his own words: Mitt Romney’s bias against same-sex parents

Monday, October 29, 2012
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In a recently uncovered campaign video from 2005, Mitt Romney -- who publicly said he opposed child-rearing by gay and lesbian couples -- told an audience in South Carolina that gay parenting is "not right on paper," and "not right in fact."

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