Politics

Politics

Bernie Sanders

The rise of “outsider” presidential candidates (Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders) has focused attention on political frustration in the United States. ...
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The Social Security Administration will retroactively process spousal benefits claims for same-sex couples who lived in states that did not previously recognize their marriages. ...
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Julian Bond/AP Photo/Paul Sancya

In 1965, Bond was one of eight black men to win election to the Georgia House of Representatives. His fellow white members refused to let him take a seat. ...
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Twenty-nine percent of U.S. women viewed Donald Trump favorably in the weeks before the debate, and 30 percent viewed him favorably the week after. ...
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Raffi Freedman-Gurspan is the first openly transgender official in history to serve in the White House. ...
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Houston is the most diverse city in the country, but is also the only city of its size in the country lacking an equal rights ordinance. ...
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The override was a bipartisan effort with the Legislature voting to restore the $2 million in youth homelessness funding. ...
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Kshama Sawant at the SEIU 1199NW rally at Swedish in July 2015

Councilmember Kshama Sawant has requested Seattle City Council be supplied with an accurate accounting of affordable housing units. ...
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Donald Trump represents a sort of underdog rebel figure. He’s the one who can represent all those on the wrong side of history, and he’s doing a damn good job at it. ...
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Photo: LGBT-University

The application deadline for the apprenticeship program is August 24 for the first class of LGBT-U, which will be hosted in Arizona from September 21-25. ...
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