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State Rep Brian Sims, LGBTQ Candidates Lose Bids for Office in Pennsylvania

State Rep Brian Sims, LGBTQ Candidates Lose Bids for Office in Pennsylvania

By Emell Adolphus | May 19, 2022

LGBTQ+ candidates running for in the state of the U.S. Senate, lieutenant governor, and a seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in Philadelphia's "gayborhood" each lost their races in the Keystone State's May 17 Democratic primary.

Controversies Sink Reelection Bid of GOP Rep. Cawthorn

Controversies Sink Reelection Bid of GOP Rep. Cawthorn

May 18, 2022

U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn's unexpected 2020 win made him the youngest member of Congress and a rising Republican star. Then the scandals started to pile up.

Out Candidate Tina Kotek Wins Oregon Gubernatorial Primary

Out Candidate Tina Kotek Wins Oregon Gubernatorial Primary

By Sara Cline | May 18, 2022

Former Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek on Tuesday won the Democratic gubernatorial primary, beating state Treasurer Tobias Read in a victory for the party's progressive wing.

Candidate in Hospital, Others Scrambling Before Pa. Primary

Candidate in Hospital, Others Scrambling Before Pa. Primary

By Marc Levy and Michael Rubinkam | May 17, 2022

The last full day of campaigning in Pennsylvania's hotly contested primaries for governor and U.S. Senate began Monday.

Florida Lawmaker Won't Seek Reelection Amid Harassment Claim

Florida Lawmaker Won't Seek Reelection Amid Harassment Claim

May 16, 2022

Florida Rep. Ramon Alexander, the incoming leader of the House Democrats, says he will not seek reelection following allegations that he sexually harassed a former male employee of Florida A&M.

2022 Midterms: What to Watch as 5 States Hold Primaries

2022 Midterms: What to Watch as 5 States Hold Primaries

By Marc Levy and Gary D. Robertson | May 16, 2022

Former President Donald Trump's winning streak in U.S. Senate primaries is on the line Tuesday as voters in five states cast their ballots in midterm elections.

Madison Cawthorn Tries to Survive Primary as Slip-Ups Mount

Madison Cawthorn Tries to Survive Primary as Slip-Ups Mount

By Gary D. Robertson | May 15, 2022

U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn's prominent role as the youngest pro-Donald Trump agitator in Congress can rub people on the right and the left the wrong way in his North Carolina district.

While AIDS Ravaged New York City, Mayor Ed Koch Stayed in the Closet

While AIDS Ravaged New York City, Mayor Ed Koch Stayed in the Closet

May 15, 2022

In an extensive report on the life and career of the late, former New York mayor Ed Koch, the New York Times reveals he was gay and chose to stay in the closet while AIDS ravaged in the city he governed.

'Reprehensible': Oz Condemns GOP Opponent's Tweet on Islam

'Reprehensible': Oz Condemns GOP Opponent's Tweet on Islam

By Steve Peoples | May 15, 2022

Republican Senate hopeful Mehmet Oz is stepping up his criticism of far-right candidates in Pennsylvania who are gaining traction ahead of Tuesday's primary election.

Dr. Scott Jensen Wins GOP Endorsement for Minnesota Governor

Dr. Scott Jensen Wins GOP Endorsement for Minnesota Governor

By Steve Karnowski | May 15, 2022

Dr. Scott Jensen, a skeptic of the government's response to COVID-19, won the Minnesota GOP's endorsement after a wild ride on Saturday to challenge Democratic Gov. Tim Walz in the November election.

Challenges for Finkenauer after Iowa Senate Ballot Woes

Challenges for Finkenauer after Iowa Senate Ballot Woes

By Thomas Beaumont | May 14, 2022

Abby Finkenauer 's bid to clinch the Democratic nomination for a U.S. Senate seat in Iowa was not supposed to be so fraught.

New York AG Lawyer: Evidence Could Support Action vs. Trump

New York AG Lawyer: Evidence Could Support Action vs. Trump

By Michael R. Sisak | May 14, 2022

As a federal judge weighs Donald Trump's lawsuit seeking to halt a civil investigation into his business practices, a lawyer for the New York attorney general's office said Friday that evidence found throughout the 3-year probe could support legal action.

Surging GOP Candidate's Homophobic Views Have Some Worried She is Too Extreme

Surging GOP Candidate's Homophobic Views Have Some Worried She is Too Extreme

May 13, 2022

The surging campaign of Kathy Barnette in the Pennsylvania GOP senatorial primary has worried many, largely because of her extreme anti-gay and anti-Muslim views.

'Fiery' Psaki Ending Tenure as a Top White House Messenger

'Fiery' Psaki Ending Tenure as a Top White House Messenger

By Will Weissert | May 12, 2022

Jen Psaki, whose last day on the job is Friday, has answered reporters' questions nearly every weekday of the almost 500 days that Biden has been in office.

PAC Claims More Explicit Madison Cawthorn Videos Are Out There Amid Rumors Trump May Pull Support

PAC Claims More Explicit Madison Cawthorn Videos Are Out There Amid Rumors Trump May Pull Support

May 11, 2022

The recent video of Madison Cawthorn naked on a bed humping another man has sent shockwaves through his campaign, but are there more? And is Donald Trump going to pull support before next Tuesday's primary?

Trump-Backed US Rep. Alex Mooney Wins W.Va. GOP Primary

Trump-Backed US Rep. Alex Mooney Wins W.Va. GOP Primary

By Leah Willingham | May 11, 2022

In an early victory for a Donald Trump-endorsed candidate at the start of midterm season, Rep. Alex Mooney on Tuesday beat fellow incumbent Rep. David McKinley in West Virginia's 2nd Congressional District Republican primary.

Transgender Treatment, Doctors Threatened by New Alabama Law

Transgender Treatment, Doctors Threatened by New Alabama Law

By Kim Chandler | May 10, 2022

A new state law that took effect Sunday makes it a felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison, for doctors to prescribe puberty blockers and hormones to trans people under age 19.

GOP Senators Want Warnings Ahead of LGBTQ+ Programming

GOP Senators Want Warnings Ahead of LGBTQ+ Programming

May 10, 2022

A group of GOP Senators wants to warn viewers about LGBTQ+ content.

Virginia Del. Danica Roem Announces State Senate Bid

Virginia Del. Danica Roem Announces State Senate Bid

By Sarah Rankin | May 10, 2022

Democratic Del. Danica Roem, who made history as an openly transgender candidate in her initial bid for state office, announced Monday she is jumping into a 2023 race for an open northern Virginia state Senate seat.

Watch: Bill Maher Jokes About 'Christian Conservative' Madison Cawthorn's Gayish Scandals

Watch: Bill Maher Jokes About 'Christian Conservative' Madison Cawthorn's Gayish Scandals

May 8, 2022

On "Real Time with Bill Maher," the humorist poked fun at NC congressman's Madison Cawthorn's gayish videos.

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