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Black LGBT Group Opposes Carson Nomination

Black LGBT Group Opposes Carson Nomination

By John McDonald | Jan 21
As Dr. Ben Carson arrived on Capitol Hill Thursday for his confirmation hearing, the nation's leading black LGBT organization issued a rebuke of his nomination to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Gay SF Political Consultant Makes Trump Donation

Gay SF Political Consultant Makes Trump Donation

By Cynthia Laird | Nov 5
Gay San Francisco political consultant Jack Davis has spent much of his career helping elect Democrats. So it was surprising to see his name on a list of local donors to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Florida Congressman Ted Deutch Blasts Rubio In Pride Center Appearance

Florida Congressman Ted Deutch Blasts Rubio In Pride Center Appearance

By John McDonald | Oct 29
U.S. Congressman Ted Deutch blasted U.S. Senator Marco Rubio for "using the LGBT community to advance his own political interests."

Rubio Looking to Hold On to Senate Seat

By John McDonald | Aug 6
Rubio is attempting to salvage his political career after falling short during the Republican Presidential primaries.

Boycotts & Benefits: Artists Continue to Respond to NC Anti-LGBT Law

By Jeff Taylor | Jun 18
Entertainers concerned about discrimination in North Carolina since the passage of HB2 have been alternately boycotting or playing and donating some or all of their proceeds to organizations fighting for LGBT rights.

In Florida, Trump Looms As Cloud in Rubio's Sunshine State

By Julie Bykowicz and Sergio Bustos | Feb 27
Donald Trump is a part-time Florida resident - and a full-time problem for the home-state senator running for president, Marco Rubio.

"Nothing Changes": The GOP's Gay Problem

By Rhuaridh Marr | Feb 22
It seems that LGBT people have been left with one choice if they want to protect and advance their rights: Vote Democrat.

AP FACT CHECK: Fumbles from the Republican Field

By Calvin Woodward and Josh Boak | Feb 8
What happened in Iowa didn't stay in Iowa. And when it reached the stage in the latest Republican presidential debate, Ted Cruz had some explaining to do.

Impact of Ted Cruz topping Donald Trump in Iowa

Impact of Ted Cruz topping Donald Trump in Iowa

Feb 2
CBS News political director and "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson joins "CBS This Morning" from Des Moines, Iowa.

GOP Contenders Jostling to Show Greater Hate for Gays?

By John McDonald | Jan 5
The danger of running a field too far in one direction is beginning to show in Iowa, where Republican candidates are now measuring who hates gays the most.

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