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Secretive Groups Poured $25 M Into State Elections

FINANCE | By Philip Elliott | Dec 17
The Center for Public Integrity analysis also showed that the secretive outside groups were quite successful, exceeding the victory rates of groups that disclose their donors.

Chiu Seeks LGBT Caucus Membership

POLITICS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Dec 14
Upholding a campaign promise, Assemblyman David Chiu (D-San Francisco), who is straight, is seeking to join a legislative group for LGBT lawmakers in the Statehouse.

Sen. Merkley Announces Plans to Introduce LGBT Civil Rights Bill

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Dec 12
Sen. Jeff Merkley formally announced Wednesday his intention to introduce a comprehensive LGBT civil rights bill in the next Congress.

Portuguese Police Detain Ex-Premier in Fraud Case

INTERNATIONAL | By Barry Hatton | Nov 22
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has been detained by police as part of an investigation into corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud, Portugal's Attorney-General's office said Saturday.

LGBT Leaders Urge Community to Hold the Line

LOCAL | By John McDonald | Nov 20
Court wins in states across the United States were blunted by the electoral process two weeks ago as Democrats took a drubbing at the ballot box.

Speculation Swirls Around Congresswoman Wasserman-Schultz's Future

POLITICS | By John McDonald | Nov 20
With the midterm elections behind her, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz now finds herself embroiled in speculation.

Past and Future and a Possible Hillary Clinton Run

POLITICS | By Ken Thomas | Nov 16
Bill Clinton always said presidential campaigns must be about the future, but Hillary Rodham Clinton's potential White House bid is bound to bring up the past.

San Francisco Hosts Women's Global Summit

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 14
From November 16-18 at the San Francisco Women's Building, the Global Summit, a social economic and environmental forum held every two years will hold its Global Summit IV: Women, Power, Money & Politics.

Result of Scottish Independence Vote Predicted by Grindr

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 19
GPS driven hook-up app Grindr has proven to be an effective tool on a variety of fronts, ranging from setting up a last minute lunchtime tryst, to finding converts to Christianity. Could political forecasting be next?

Council Candidates Seek Stein Endorsement

POLITICS | By John Riley | Sep 14
At least half of the 14 non-Democrats seeking one of two seats on the D.C. Council have confirmed their intention to attend and participate in an Oct. 6 forum held by the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club.

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