Category Archives: Republicans

Video: Massachusetts Congressional Candidate Richard Tisei Speaks at D.C. Fundraiser

Massachusetts congressional candidate Richard Tisei told supporters who gathered at a Washington, D.C., restaurant earlier on Monday that he could be a strong voice for LGBT equality on Capitol Hill if elected in November. “We’re all Republicans here and we’re … Continue reading

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Arizona Sheriff Denies Allegations He Threatened to Deport Ex-Boyfriend

An Arizona sheriff known for his tough stance against undocumented immigrants has strongly denied allegations that he threatened to deport an ex-boyfriend to Mexico if he publicly disclosed their relationship. Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu came out as gay during … Continue reading

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Is Dick Cheney Lobbying Md. Lawmakers to Support Marriage Equality Bill?

Is former Vice President Dick Cheney lobbying for Maryland’s marriage equality bill? Delegate Wade Kach (R-Baltimore County) told the Baltimore Sun after he endorsed the measure on Thursday that he “received an offer” to talk with Cheney about the issue. … Continue reading

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Will Economic Recovery Trump Political Extremism in 2012?

Will economic recovery trump political extremism in 2012? Mississippi voters on Tuesday, Nov. 8, rejected the so-called “Personhood Amendment” that would have declared that life in the Magnolia State begins at conception, while Ohio voters repealed a law that Republican … Continue reading

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Poll: Democrats Are More Liberal, Less White Than Republicans

A new Gallup analysis finds that Democrats tend to be more liberal and less white and religious than Republicans. Thirty-seven percent of Democrats whom Gallup interviewed between June 1 and Aug. 30 described themselves as liberal, compared to only six … Continue reading

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Republican Presidential Candidate Threatens to Boycott Florida Orange Juice Over Primary Date

Long-shot Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger is threatening to boycott Florida orange juice if the state does not reschedule its GOP primary. “Voters need time during the coming months to fully vet all eleven serious Republican Presidential candidates,” said Karger … Continue reading

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Poll: 64 Percent of Americans Blame Washington for Bad Economy

Following last night’s Republican kerfuffle in the desert, a new poll finds Americans are more than twice as likely to blame Washington for the country’s economic problems than Wall Street. Sixty-four percent of Americans who responded to the Gallup/USA Today … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Officials Considering December Primary

New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner said on Wednesday, Oct. 12, that the Granite State could hold its primary as early as Dec. 6 if Nevada Republicans do not agree to hold their caucuses on or after Jan. 17. … Continue reading

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Romney Peppered with Marriage Questions at N.H. Town Hall

Those pesky New Hampshire voters peppered former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney with questions about marriage for same-sex couples during a town hall in Hopkinton late on Monday, Oct. 10. ABC News reported that Romney tried to dodge a question from … Continue reading

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Nevada Republicans Schedule Jan. 14 Caucuses

A couple of headlines grabbed my attention earlier this morning at Union Station while waiting for my train to Philadelphia. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio bluntly said at a political forum here in Washington, D.C., late on Wednesday, Oct. 4, that … Continue reading

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