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Mass. gubernatorial forum to focus on LGBT issues

Monday, March 17, 2014
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BOSTON -- Candidates for governor in Massachusetts will participate in a forum to discuss issues related to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and progressive policies. [...]

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Little change in year since GOP’s plan to outreach to minorities, women, gays

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Josh Reynolds, APReince Priebus
WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party's image has changed little in the year since GOP Chairman Reince Priebus published his prescription for broadening the party's appeal despite its investment in outreach to the racial minorities, women and gay voters who backed Democrats decisively in 2012. [...]

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In Va. and N.J., a contrasting tale of two Republican parties

Thursday, October 24, 2013
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FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- This fall's races for governor in Virginia and New Jersey offer a revealing window into the fight for the future of the Republican Party. [...]

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Quinn falls short in bid to become first female, first LGBT mayor of New York

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
WCBS-TVChristine Quinn concedes Democratic Mayoral Primary. Her wife, Kim Catullo (left) is at her side.
NEW YORK -- Lesbian city official and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn fell far short Tuesday of her goal to win at least a run-off spot in the New York City mayoral race’s Democratic 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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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. [...]

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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 [...]

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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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