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Jim Cole, APNew Hampshire Republican Congressional candidate Dan Innis, right,  with his partner Doug Palardy, in Portsmouth, N.H.

Three gay Republicans seek election history with bids for U.S. Congress

Sunday, January 19, 2014
Dan Innis' husband persuaded him to run for the U.S. House. It didn't matter that Innis, a former business school dean, faced an aggressive Democratic incumbent, GOP colleagues who oppose his right to marry, and history - no Republican ever has been openly gay when first elected to Congress. [ Read more → ]
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Openly gay Republican defeated in Massachusetts U.S. House race

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
SALEM, Mass. -- The contest for the 6th Congressional District race ended with veteran Democratic U.S. Congressman John Tierney defeating openly gay Republican challenger Richard Tisei. [ Read more → ]
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Barney Frank opposes gay candidate for U.S. House because he’s a Republican

Friday, September 14, 2012
BOSTON, Mass. -- Retiring U.S. Representative Barney Frank (D-Mass.) says will not support the election of another openly gay man running for his seat because the congressional hopeful, Richard Tisei, is a Republican. [ Read more → ]
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Gay Republican poised to upset incumbent congressman

Monday, August 13, 2012
Richard Tisei, an openly gay Republican candidate for Congress in Massachusetts, now has an even shot at beating his opponent, incumbent Democratic Rep. John Tierney, according to a new rating of the race by the paper Roll Call. [ Read more → ]

Openly gay Republican picked for GOP ticket in MA governor’s race

Monday, November 23, 2009
A Republican political hopeful interested in serving as governor of Massachusetts announced Monday he has chosen Richard R. Tisei, an openly gay state legislator, to be his running mate in the 2010 gubernatorial election, reports CBS News. "Want you to be the first to know:... [ Read more → ]
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