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NoNRAMoney National Campaign Sets March 2 for Commitment to Rejecting NRA Political Funding

Politics National
Dozens of major companies have severed financial ties with the NRA and GOP leaders, a demographic traditionally most fearful of crossing the gun lobby is beginning put distance between themselves and NRA lobbyists. ...
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Gallup: Gauging the Impact of the GOP Debates on Independents and Democrats

Ben Carson
Politics
Most GOP candidates had a slightly higher familiarity score among independents and Democrats after the second debate than in July and early August. ...
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INTERVIEW: Barney Frank Still Has All the Right Moves

Barney Frank
Top News Politics Local
Having been at the forefront of American politics for over five decades, there’s little that still surprises Frank…except the Tea Party. ...
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Randy Berry Announced First-Ever Special Envoy for LGBT Rights

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The special envoy will be tasked with advancing the State Department’s initiatives to protect the human rights of LGBT people. ...
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Ted Cruz: Enough with Same-Sex Marriage, Let the States Decide

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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is pushing for new bill that would protect states’ rights in the national same-sex marriage debate - and 11 senators have cosponsored. ...
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Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Prohibit LGBT Discrimination During Jury Selection

Supreme Court of the United States
Top News Politics
The Jury ACCESS Act would amend federal statute to prohibit the practice of striking jurors in federal courts for sexual orientation or gender identity. ...
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Boehner: House Republicans Will Leave Marriage Equality Cases to the Supreme Court

In this photo provided by ISAF Regional Command (South), House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio sips on a cup of Afghan tea as he receives a briefing during a visit to the Arghandab Valley of Afghanistan, Wednesday, April 20. Boehner led a congressional delegation that met with members of the military, civilian agencies and Afghan officials to assess the ongoing military operations.
Top News Politics
It’s not news the Republican Party is changing its tune and position on the marriage. A majority of Republicans under age 45 support gay people marrying. ...
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Gallup: Massachusetts, Maryland Most Democratic States

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Massachusetts and Maryland were the two most Democratic states in 2014, based on party affiliation; Utah and Wyoming were the most Republican. ...
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Award-Winning Filmmakers Raise Funds for Barney Frank Movie

Entertainment Politics
“As Barney Frank puts it, 'There are things that a civilized society needs that we can only do if we do them together,'” Chandler said about the film. ...
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Mayor Bowser Sworn In, Promises LGBT Rights

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Top News Politics National
Mayor Muriel Bowser was joined by the community, including many LGBT people, at the swearing-in ceremony and inaugural. ...
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