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Barney Frank Urges LGBT Community To Vote Against Gay Republican Candidate

Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- The campaign for Massachusetts' 6th Congressional District has received a significant amount of national attention this cycle, in large part because Richard Tisei, the challenger in the race, could become the first openly gay Republican elected to Congress. Tisei received a nice boost in February, when the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund endorsed him despite the fact that incumbent Rep. John Tierney (D-Mass.) has an exceptionally strong record on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transg ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post Jun 26 2014, 4:53pm CDT
 

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Source: Minnpost.com

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Sen. Al Franken's latest campaign ad highlights his work on reforming the way securities are rated for creditworthiness.WASHINGTON — Sen. Al Franken’s third television ad of his re-election campaign is another wonky one, diving headlong into the often-arcane world of financial reform.Franken’s ad, a $130,000 buy on Twin Cities television, recalls Congress’ 2010 attempt to respond to the economic crisis by reg ...
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Source: The Stranger

Queer Issue 2014: How to Make Sure We Don't Leave Trans People Behind by Dominic Holden It's true that the United States has had a banner year for marriage equality—yay!!!!—but marriage equality is not the finish line in the march for LGBT equality. It's not time to pull up the ladder, clink champagne glasses, and declare victory. Don't listen to the ...
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Without fanfare, Obama advances transgender rights

Source: 49 News Topeka

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Barack Obama, who established his bona fides as a gay and lesbian rights champion when he endorsed same-sex marriage, has steadily extended his administration’s advocacy to the smallest and least accepted band of the LGBT rainbow: transgender Americans. With little of the fanfare or criticism that marked his evolution into the leader Newsweek nicknamed “the first gay president,” Obama became the first chief executive to say “transgender” in a speech, to ...
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Without fanfare, Obama advances transgender rights

Source: Sacramento Bee

Barack Obama Meets With Prime Minister Tony Abbott Of Australia
President Barack Obama, who established his bona fides as a gay and lesbian rights champion when he endorsed same-sex marriage, has steadily extended his administration's advocacy to the smallest and least accepted band of the LGBT rainbow: transgender Americans. FILE - In this Tuesday June 17, 2014 file photo President Barack Obama speaks at the Democratic National Committee's (DNC) annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) fundraiser gala in Gotham Hall in New York. P ...
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Charlie Rangel Primary Opponent Says Wall Street Line Of Attack Resonates In Harlem, Bronx

Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Charles Rangel Votes In Primary Election
Rep. Charlie Rangel's relationship with Wall Street is one of the three most resonant issues in his heated Harlem Democratic primary campaign for reelection, his opponent told The Huffington Post. State Sen. Adriano Espaillat said that voters who have family members without papers put immigration reform at the top, while people in substandard or overpriced housing prioritize that issue. But Espail ...
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Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Future Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and her longtime aide Dan Geldon made the rounds in the House of Representatives throughout 2009, looking to persuade as many Financial Services Committee members as they could to sign off on her idea for an agency dedicated to protecting consumers from financial predation. Warren recounts one such meeting with an unnamed House Democrat in her new book, ...
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Swaggering Rangel Continues Offensive Against Espaillat in Primary’s Final Debate

Source: New York Observer

Charles Rangel Votes In Primary Election
The three candidates for the 13th Congressional District faced off in a NY1-sponsored debate tonight. Congressman Charlie Rangel had yet another question for his top rival, State Senator Adriano Espaillat, at tonight’s televised debate. “Do you know who Frank is?” the congressman asked Mr. Espaillat, who had just challenged Mr. Rangel about votes on the Dodd-Frank Act, a 2010 law that brought sweeping regulations to the financial industry. Mr. Espaillat sputte ...
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