Politics

Massachusetts Governor Booed Off Stage Over Transgender Rights Bill

It probably wasn't the reception Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker expected given that he was the featured speaker.

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Ringo Starr Cancels North Carolina Show Over ‘Bathroom Law’

The protest against North Carolina's so-called "bathroom law" has attracted another legendary name in music.

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Gov. John Bel Edwards: Discrimination ‘Not a Louisiana Value’

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed an executive order than aims to provide more protection for LGBT rights, the…

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Why the onslaught of religious freedom laws?

It's the season of so-called religious freedom bills: statewide proposals that, depending on the point of view, ensure that individuals…

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Mississippi passes religious freedom bill that LGBT groups call discriminatory

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed the state's religious freedom bill Tuesday, a piece of legislation that gay rights groups and…

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In Texas Case, Supreme Court Says States May Continue To Use Total Population In Deciding Districts

The Supreme Court handed conservative challengers a loss Monday in a key voting rights case.

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North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law…And What It Means To Texans

On March 23, the North Carolina legislature accomplished two things that were fairly unheard of.

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OP-ED: Ted Cruz is the real radical in GOP race

The greatest political sleight of hand in the 2016 campaign has been Sen. Ted Cruz's remaking himself into the reasonable,…

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Clinton apologizes for calling Nancy Reagan a ‘very effective, low-key’ AIDS advocate

Hillary Clinton apologized on Friday for calling the late Nancy Reagan a "very effective, low-key" advocate on AIDS/HIV, saying she…

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5 takeaways from the Democratic debate

There were few softballs Wednesday night for Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

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