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Women, LGBTQ Candidates Strip GOP Stronghold of House in Historic 2018 Midterms

Women won big in the 2018 Midterm Elections. Photo: Twitter
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The 2018 midterm elections were historic for LGBTQ, people of color and women candidates as several swept to victory in a wave of opposition to the Trump Administration’s anti-LGBTQ, hate-fueled, and anti-woman policies. ...
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President Barack Endorses An Additional 81 Democrats for 2018 Midterms

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President Barack Obama issued a second round of midterm endorsements, lending his name in support of 260 Democratic candidates for governor, U.S. Senate and U.S. House, and state legislature. ...
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WATCH: Adam Rippon Wants You to Commit to Vote this November

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U.S. Olympian Adam Rippon encourages voters to support the historic number of LGBTQ candidates and commit to vote this November through the DNC’s IWillVote initiative. ...
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DNC Launches LGBTQ Voting Rights Toolkit

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The toolkit will be posted online and distributed to all 57 Democratic state and territory parties. Additionally, the toolkit has been distributed at Pride events and will be distributed at Democratic Party events throughout the country. ...
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LGBTQ Candidates Make History in Democratic Primaries Across U.S.

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This week, Coloradans made history by choosing Jared Polis to be the Democratic gubernatorial nominee. If Polis wins in November, he would be the first openly gay governor elected in the nation. ...
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Sen. Murray Invites LGBTQ Rights Champion Marci Owens to Trump’s Joint Address to Congress

Marci Owens, Senator Patty Murray and Danni Askini in D.C.
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U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) has announced that Marci Owens of Seattle will be her guest at Tuesday night’s Joint Address to Congress by Trump. ...
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Sen. Murray Received 14,000 Letters, 5,000 Calls from Concerned Citizens Opposing Sessions

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash), Seattle Times
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Murray received numerous phone calls from worried constituents when Sessions was announced as Trump's Department of Justice pick. ...
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GOP’s Anti-LGBT Votes Send Message VA Not Open for Business

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Earlier this week, the Privileges and Elections Constitutional Subcommittee killed HJ 538, which would have repealed Virginia’s now mute constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. ...
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Sen. Murray Lays Out Deepening Concerns with Trump Administration

Senator Patty Murray
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Tuesday, U.S. Senator Patty Murray spoke on the Senate floor to lay out her deep and continuing concerns with a number of President Trump’s cabinet nominees. ...
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Gallup: Trump Sets New Low Point for Inaugural Approval Rating

President Donald Trump pumps his fist after addressing the crowd during his swearing-in ceremony on January 20 at the Capitol in Washington, DC./Getty
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Trump now holds the record for the lowest initial job approval rating as well as the highest initial disapproval rating in Gallup surveys dating back to Dwight D. Eisenhower. ...
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