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Obama opposes laws ‘designed to take rights away’

Friday, January 13, 2012
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The White House, in response to a Washington Blade inquiry about the possible vote to repeal same-sex marriage rights in New Hampshire, said Thursday night that President Obama “believes strongly in stopping laws designed to take rights away.” [...]

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Santorum taken down as Romney wins New Hampshire primary

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
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The New Hampshire primary results took anti-gay Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum down several notches Tuesday night and boosted the more progressive Jon Huntsman up a few. Many pundits are now all but assuming Mitt Romney -- who came out on top in Iowa and New Hampshire -- will be [...]

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Sen. Santorum, put your money where your mouth is: Debate Zach Wahls!

Monday, January 9, 2012
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For several months now, we’ve been watching the deranged clown car that is the slate of Republican Presidential candidates. We’ve watched as we assumed Mitt Romney would sweep every debate and caucus out there. And we watched as everyone who wasn’t Mitt Romney has risen to the top and then [...]

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NH GOP debate: Gingrich says media has anti-Christian bias on marriage

Sunday, January 8, 2012
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Republican presidential candidates stood firm in their opposition to same-sex marriage during a debate Saturday night as Newt Gingrich rebuked the media for what he said was asking the wrong question on the issue. The former U.S. House speaker said he wanted to “raise a point about the news media [...]

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Santorum suggests a dad in prison is better than a gay dad; faces more NH hecklers

Saturday, January 7, 2012
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MANCHESTER, N.H. — Republican Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum again waded into the same-sex marriage controversy on the campaign trail in New Hampshire, suggesting to students at a private school that an imprisoned father is better than a gay dad — just hours after being aggressively heckled at another campaign stop. [...]

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Santorum compares gay marriage to polygamy, angers New Hampshire collegiates

Thursday, January 5, 2012
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CONCORD, N.H. -- GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum was met with boos by a group of college students at campaign appearance Thursday when he compared same-sex marriage to polygamy. [...]

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Santorum’s success in Iowa caucus likely to increase gay-related debate

Wednesday, January 4, 2012
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The Republican presidential field’s most anti-gay candidate scored big Tuesday night when he landed in a virtual tie for first place in the Iowa caucuses with the candidate who has been seen by the media as the party’s most viable candidate against President Obama. [...]

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Santorum would ‘invalidate’ all existing, legal same-sex marriages

Sunday, January 1, 2012
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Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum on Saturday once again vowed his support for a federal constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, and under such an amendment, said all existing same-sex unions should become "invalid." [...]

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2011: A riveting year for presidential campaigns, anti-gay politicians

Saturday, December 31, 2011
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Few in the GOP field could rival President Obama with their records on LGBT issues, and yet, the outcome of the Republican presidential race riveted the attention of LGBT people in 2011. Many of the contenders were notoriously anti-gay. They were often asked about, or were inclined to share, their [...]

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Vander Plaats’ pay-for-play scandal: Charged a million bucks for endorsement

Friday, December 23, 2011
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Bob Vander Plaats’ endorsement of Rick Santorum has produced a backlash among conservatives in Iowa, some of whom are accusing the "Family Leader"president of engaging in “pay for play” schemes and selling his coveted support to the highest bidder. [...]

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