News » Politics

1 thru 10 of 3468 Stories

Former Houston Mayor Annise Parker to Dedicate Historic Marker to 'Mother of the LGBT Civil Rights Movement'

By EDGE | Jul 25
On July 26, former Houston Mayor Annise Parker, the first openly LGBT mayor of a major American city, will serve as the keynote speaker for the Barbara Gittings' Residence Historic Marker Dedication ceremony slated for Tuesday, July 26 in Philadelphia.

Act Up Stages Tug of War Outside Clinton Campaign Headquarters

By EDGE | Jul 25
The NYC and Philly chapters of ACT Up teamed up with allies UAEM (Universities Allied for Essential Medicines) to stage a tug-of-war with pharma bro's outside Hillary Clinton's Philadelphia campaign headquarters.

"60 Minutes" Interviews the Democratic Ticket

Jul 25
Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, sat down with Scott Pelley for "60 Minutes" to discuss the road ahead.

Wasserman Schultz to Resign

Jul 25
The day before the Democratic National Convention, chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has announced that she is stepping down at the end of the week.

Democrats Seek Display of Unity Despite Leadership Shuffle

By Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey | Jul 25
Democrats are opening their national convention in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking party united behind Hillary Clinton, but they face lingering bitterness among supporters of defeated rival Bernie Sanders.

Hacked Emails Complicate Democratic National Convention

By Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey | Jul 24
The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, announced abruptly Sunday afternoon that she would step down at week's end. Sanders had called earlier Sunday for her departure.

Clinton Says Veep Pick Kaine is Everything GOP Ticket Isn't

By Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer | Jul 24
Hillary Clinton debuted running mate Sen. Tim Kaine on Saturday as a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality - "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not" - at a boisterous rally ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention

Business Was Booming for Cleveland's Gay Escorts During the GOP Convention

Jul 24
Although the Democrats' convention is in Philadelphia, closeted Republicans turned Cleveland into another "city of brotherly love" this week.

Clinton and Kaine Debut as Democratic Ticket in Florida

By Ken Thomas | Jul 23
Hillary Clinton introduced running mate Tim Kaine as "a progressive who likes to get things done," joining the Virginia senator in the crucial battleground state of Florida to help kick off next week's Democratic National Convention.

Hacked Emails Show Democratic Party Hostility to Sanders

By Stephen Braun | Jul 23
Over 19,000 emails from Democratic party officials, leaked in advance of Hillary Clinton's nomination at the party's convention next week in Philadelphia, details the acrimonious split between the Democratic National Committee and Bernie Sanders.

1 thru 10 of 3468 Stories