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GOP 2016 hopefuls emphasize staunch opposition to same-sex marriage in Iowa stump

Sunday, April 26, 2015
Republican Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks at the Iowa Faith & Freedom 15th Annual Spring Kick Off, in Waukee, Iowa, Saturday, April 25, 2015.
Republican presidential hopefuls emphasized their staunch opposition to same-sex marriage and abortion rights Saturday before a crowd of social conservatives who hold significant sway in the state's leadoff presidential caucuses. ...

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Kentucky’s Rand Paul, who says same-sex marriage is the result of a moral crisis, is running for president

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has entered the campaign for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination with a declaration that he's running for the White House to "return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government." ...

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Rand Paul: Same-sex marriage is the result of a ‘moral crisis’ in America

Friday, March 27, 2015
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)
“Don’t always look to Washington to solve anything. In fact, the moral crisis we have in our country, there is a role for us trying to figure out things like marriage..." ...

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Senate OKs budget amendment granting VA, Social Security benefits to married same-sex couples

Friday, March 27, 2015
U.S. Capitol
Eleven GOP senators, many of whom face competitive re-election fights in 2016, supported the amendment offered by Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii). ...

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GOP presidential hopefuls, members of Congress appear in anti-gay documentary

Friday, February 6, 2015
Huckabee
Faith 2 Action’s Janet Porter has announced she editing a new anti-gay documentary she plans to release at the National Religious Broadcaster’s Convention in Nashville later this month. ...

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The GOP’s Hate Summit: A Who’s Who of the 2014 Values Voter Summit

Friday, September 26, 2014
Tony Perkins
This weekend, Republican elected officials including Sen. Ted Cruz, Sen. Rand Paul, and Gov. Bobby Jindal will take part in what has become an annual ritual for potential GOP presidential contenders: they will seek to curry the favor of the ...

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Civil rights groups to RNC: GOP should stop associating with anti-gay groups

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Reince Priebus is Chairman of the Republican National Committee.
WASHINGTON -- The Southern Poverty Law Center and a coalition of civil rights groups on Wednesday called on the head of the Republican National Committee (RNC) to urge party members to disassociate themselves from groups behind this week’s Values Voter ...

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Republicans push social issues at conservative showcase

Friday, March 7, 2014
Susan Walsh, APSen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Thursday, March 6, 2014.
OXON HILL, Md. — Some of the GOP's most prominent conservatives insisted Friday that Republicans should emphasize hot-button social issues like abortion and gay marriage in this year's midterm elections, exposing an ideological divide within a party trying to capture ...

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz: Pray to stop the ‘assault on marriage’

Sunday, July 28, 2013
Ted-Cruz
The Christian Broadcasting Network has released more footage from the recent Religious Right summit in Iowa organized by David Lane and featuring speakers like U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.). ...

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Republicans disagree over election comeback plan

Thursday, April 11, 2013
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)
Some U.S. Republican leaders on Wednesday pushed back against a new comeback plan after a poor showing in last year's elections, saying the party shouldn't give up its conservative stance on sensitive but core issues like immigration and gay marriage. ...

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