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Political Convenience? Liz Cheney Now Supports Gay Marriage but Recently Voted Against the Equality Act

Political Convenience? Liz Cheney Now Supports Gay Marriage but Recently Voted Against the Equality Act

Sep 27, 2021

On "60 Minutes" this week, Liz Cheney made news by saying she "was 'wrong' to oppose gay marriage in the past." But more recently she voted against the Equality Act.

President Biden Honors the 10th Anniversary of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal

President Biden Honors the 10th Anniversary of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal

By Emell Adolphus | Sep 20, 2021

The president made a plea for the country to honor LGBTQ service members discharged under the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy by passing the Equality Act.

Democrats Push to Retool Health Care Programs for Millions

Democrats Push to Retool Health Care Programs for Millions

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Lisa Mascaro | Sep 19, 2021

The $3.5 trillion "Build Back Better" domestic agenda bill touches almost all aspects of American life, from taxes to climate change, but the health care components are a cornerstone for Democrats.

One Stunning Afternoon: Setbacks Imperil Biden's Reset

One Stunning Afternoon: Setbacks Imperil Biden's Reset

By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller | Sep 18, 2021

Already, Biden has seen public approval numbers trend downward as the pandemic has deepened and Americans cast blame for the flawed U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Watch: After Losing Calif. Governor Bid, Caitlyn Jenner Says She 'Can't Believe' Results

Watch: After Losing Calif. Governor Bid, Caitlyn Jenner Says She 'Can't Believe' Results

By Emell Adolphus | Sep 16, 2021

Caitlyn Jenner earned just one percent of votes in California's recall election.

Trump's Gay Fans Gathered in Nashville... And Nobody Cared

Trump's Gay Fans Gathered in Nashville... And Nobody Cared

Sep 15, 2021

Suppose Trump-supporting gays got together for a conference and the media, both liberal and conservative, didn't show up? Such appears to be the case for the "OutSpoken Pride" in Nashville, Tennessee this past weekend hosted by the Log Cabin Republicans.

California Gov. Newsom Crushes Republican-Led Recall Effort

California Gov. Newsom Crushes Republican-Led Recall Effort

By Kathleen Ronayne and Michael R. Blood | Sep 15, 2021

Despite warnings the race would be close, California Gov. Gavin Newsom decisively defeated efforts to kick him out of office, a win the Democrat cast as an endorsement of his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and his party's liberal values.

California Voters: Less Republican and White Than in 2003

California Voters: Less Republican and White Than in 2003

By Kathleen Ronayne | Sep 12, 2021

Today's California electorate looks far different than it did eighteen years ago when a recall vote installed Arnold Schwarzenegger as governor.

Newsom, GOP Rivals Seek Votes in Recall's Final Weekend

Newsom, GOP Rivals Seek Votes in Recall's Final Weekend

By Kathleen Ronayne | Sep 12, 2021

Democratic allies of California Gov. Gavin Newsom continued to express confidence Saturday in his chances of beating back a recall but warned his supporters not to let up.

Could Texas Abortion Ban Strategy be Double-Edged Sword?

Could Texas Abortion Ban Strategy be Double-Edged Sword?

By Lindsay Whitehurst | Sep 12, 2021

The unusual legal strategy used to ban most abortions in Texas is already increasingly being employed in Republican-led states to target LGBT rights and other hot-button cultural issues.

AOC Claps Back at Sarah Palin's 'Fake Feminist' Comments

AOC Claps Back at Sarah Palin's 'Fake Feminist' Comments

By Emell Adolphus | Sep 11, 2021

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been the reigning queen of Twitter clapbacks from her very first day as a congresswoman, and she recently showed Sarah Palin why no one is taking her crown anytime soon.

AZ Canvass Report Draws Nonsensical Conclusions

AZ Canvass Report Draws Nonsensical Conclusions

By Ali Swenson | Sep 11, 2021

A report released this week in Arizona's largest county falsely claims to have uncovered some 173,000 "lost" votes and 96,000 "ghost votes" in a private door-to-door canvassing effort.

Sweeping New Vaccine Mandates for 100 Million Americans

Sweeping New Vaccine Mandates for 100 Million Americans

By Zeke Miller | Sep 10, 2021

In his most forceful pandemic actions and words, President Joe Biden ordered sweeping new federal vaccine requirements for as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to curb the surging COVID-19 delta variant.

Watch: California Democratic Lawmaker Joins Grindr to Encourage a 'No' Vote on Newsom Recall

Watch: California Democratic Lawmaker Joins Grindr to Encourage a 'No' Vote on Newsom Recall

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 9, 2021

Embattled California Governor Gavin Newsom has fresh support from an unexpected direction: A Democratic state lawmaker has joined Grindr to promote a "No" vote on the recall election.

California Recall Vote Offers Test of Biden Political Clout

California Recall Vote Offers Test of Biden Political Clout

By Alexandra Jaffe | Sep 8, 2021

President Joe Biden has been beset by public health, military and climate crises in the past month. Not much time has been left for a potential political disaster brewing for his party in California.

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner Says she 'Supports' Texas in Passing Abortion Law

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner Says she 'Supports' Texas in Passing Abortion Law

By Emell Adolphus | Sep 7, 2021

On CNN, California gubernatorial candidate Caitlin Jenner says she supports that Texas passed a struct abortion law while saying she also backs "a woman's right to choose."

After Unrelenting Summer, Biden Looks to Get Agenda on Track

After Unrelenting Summer, Biden Looks to Get Agenda on Track

By Zeke Miller | Sep 6, 2021

The collapse of the Afghan government, a surge of COVID-19 cases caused by the delta variant, devastating weather events, a disappointing jobs report. What next?

 Explainer: How California Could Recall Gov. Gavin Newsom

Explainer: How California Could Recall Gov. Gavin Newsom

By Michael R. Blood | Sep 4, 2021

California's 9/14 recall election could remove first-term Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office. Just over 5 million mail-in ballots — the form of voting most Californians use — already have been returned out of 22 million sent to registered voters.

A Sound Bite Reexamined: 'Pandemic of the Unvaccinated'

A Sound Bite Reexamined: 'Pandemic of the Unvaccinated'

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 1, 2021

This summer's coronavirus resurgence has been labeled a "pandemic of the unvaccinated" by government officials from President Joe Biden on down.

Republican Congressional Candidate Derrick Van Orden Accosted  Teen Over Gay Pride Display

Republican Congressional Candidate Derrick Van Orden Accosted Teen Over Gay Pride Display

By Emell Adolphus | Aug 24, 2021

Kerrigan Trautsch, a staffer at a southwestern Wisconsin library, said GOP House candidate Derrick Van Orden came in June 17 and complained loudly about a display of fiction and nonfiction books about homosexuality in the children.

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