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House Republican leaders narrowly quelled a revolt among their conservatives Thursday, then worked to overcome Democratic opposition to legislation to provide $1.1 trillion in government spending.
A huge, $1.1 trillion spending bill funding every corner of government opened to mixed reviews Wednesday, with both conservatives and Democrats unhappy at different parts of the legislation.
President Barack Obama says the threat of a government shutdown by Republicans doesn't affect the timing of his executive action on immigration.
House Republicans debated Friday how to respond to President Barack Obama's expected executive action on immigration, with GOP leaders anxious to craft a solution that satisfies the demands of their most conservative members.
Gautam Raghavan, the White House's LGBT liaison, will leave the Obama administration after more than five years to join the Gill Foundation as vice president of policy.
The political and religious right has long been up in arms over what it says is an excessive number of executive orders, but the prospect of an order barring LGBT discrimination by federal contractors is especially galling.
If there were any lingering doubts over President Barack Obama’s legacy on LGBT rights, the nation’s first African-American president appeared to wipe them away last week.
President Barack Obama has steadily extended his administration’s advocacy to the smallest and least accepted band of the LGBT rainbow: transgender Americans.
President Barack Obama declared June Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month in a proclamation released by the White House.
In the proclamation, President Obama lauded his strides made by the LGBT community under his administration, and called for more action including the passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA).
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