Category Archives: Barack Obama

Poll: Obama’s Marriage Position Not a Factor for Majority of Voters

A new USA Today/Gallup poll indicates that President Barack Obama’s support of marriage for gays and lesbians will not prove a factor this November for the majority of American voters. Continue reading

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A Decisive Affirmation of LGBT Americans

President Barack Obama’s endorsement of marriage for gays and lesbians during an interview with ABC News’ Robin Roberts on Wednesday is far more than a cynical political calculation from inside the Beltway. Continue reading

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Obama Endorses Marriage Equality

President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced his support of marriage for gays and lesbians during an interview with ABC News’ Robin Roberts. Continue reading

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Obama Raises $1.4 Million at D.C. LGBT Fundraiser

President Barack Obama cited the repeal of the ban on openly gay and lesbian servicemembers as his administration’s most important LGBT-specific accomplishments at a private fundraiser in Washington, D.C., on Thursday night that raised $1.4 million for his re-election campaign. … Continue reading

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Ayotte: Romney Faces "Tough Challenge Ahead" to Capture GOP Nomination

New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte told Politico’s Mike Allen at a post-State of the Union panel in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s quest to capture the Republican presidential nomination will be a difficult one. “He’s … Continue reading

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Text of the State of the Union Speech

The economy and jobs were the dominant themes in President Barack Obama’s third State of the Union address last night. Here is a full text of the president’s speech. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and … Continue reading

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Christie: Obama Should Be "Pissed" About Timing of Huntsman’s Campaign

Responding to a question about former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s criticism that former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman served as the Obama administration’s ambassador to China, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie suggested the president should be “pissed” about the timing of … Continue reading

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Lesbian Navy Officers Share "First Kiss"

A kiss can certainly speak volumes! Two Navy officers on Tuesday, Dec. 20, became the first women to share a “first kiss” after Petty Officer Second Class Marissa Gaeta descended from the USS Oak Hill in Virginia Beach, Va. She … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished?

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and other American officials formally ended the war in Iraq earlier on Thursday, Dec. 15, with a ceremony in Baghdad. “You will leave with great pride — lasting pride,” Panetta told troops after American soldiers officially … Continue reading

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Poll: 64 Percent of Americans Find Congress Dishonest, Unethical

A new Gallup poll finds that a record 64 percent of Americans rate the honesty and ethical standards of members of Congress as either “low” or “very low.” In the same poll that was conducted between Nov. 28 and Dec. … Continue reading

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