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Openly gay Republican announces bid for Congress in San Diego

An openly gay former San Diego city councilman says he will challenge first-term Democratic Congressman Scott Peters in next year's…

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3 gay Republicans trying to make election history

Three openly gay Republicans are trying to make history this year by becoming the first from their party to be…

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Clay Aiken is considering run for Congress

Pop singer Clay Aiken, who first made a name for himself as a contestant on "American Idol," is considering a…

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Commentary: What Congress must do for LGBT kids

The Student Non-Discrimination Act would forbid schools from discriminating against LGBT students or ignoring harassing behavior.

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U.S. House Defeats Anti-Trans Amendment

The amendment failed in a 209-214 vote, with 24 Republicans voting against it.

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Senate Candidate Roy Moore in 2005: ‘Homosexual Conduct Should Be Illegal’

‘Just because it’s done behind closed doors, it can still be prohibited by state law.’ By Nathan McDermott and Andrew…

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If Democrats Can Win Alabama, The Senate Is In Play In 2018

A victory for Doug Jones on Dec. 12 would change everything. 

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Texas Will Have Most Open Congressional Seats In Its History Next Year

Rash of retirements triggers 2018 political bonanza. 

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The Senate is Now Very Much in Play in 2018

By Chris Cillizza CNN Editor-at-large Doug Jones’ stunning victory in Alabama on Tuesday night sent a very clear signal heading…

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Who is U.S. Senator-elect Doug Jones?

Democrat is pro-LGBTQ and has criticized Trump's anti-transgender attacks. 

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