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House Republicans Urge Boehner to Allow ENDA Vote

By Justin Snow | Thursday Dec 4, 2014
Six Republican supporters of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act urged House Speaker John Boehner to allow a vote on the LGBT-rights bill as part of a broader legislative package in a letter sent Wednesday.

GOP Majority Status Tempts Republican Hopefuls

By Steve Peoples and Charles Babington | Sunday Nov 16, 2014
An ambitious group of first-term Republicans may try to use the GOP's new majority status, and the opportunities it brings, as a springboard to the presidency in 2016.

GOP Rep. Chris Gibson Backs Attaching ENDA to Defense Bill

By Justin Snow | Saturday Nov 1, 2014
A Republican cosponsor of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act publicly endorsed a strategy Saturday that would attach the piece of LGBT-rights legislation as an amendment to a broader defense bill.

Police Report Released With Details of Palin Family Drunken Brawl

By Bobby McGuire | Friday Oct 10, 2014
A police report that is equal parts "Rashomon" and "WrestleMania," detailing the events surrounding the drunken brawl involving Sarah Palin's family, was released by police in Anchorage, Alaska, Thursday.

Fight or Flee? GOP Grappling With Gay Marriage

By Steve Peoples and Ken Thomas | Tuesday Oct 7, 2014
It took just a few words for the Supreme Court to deal with the question of whether gay marriage is legal. For Republicans thinking about running for the White House in 2016, it won't be that easy.

Speaker Boehner Backing Openly Gay Republican Candidates

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Oct 7, 2014
After promising last year that he would support openly gay Republican candidates, Speaker John Boehner is following through by backing Carl DeMaio and Richard Tisei.

Ad Urges RNC Chair to Denounce Upcoming Hate Groups' Event

By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Sep 24, 2014
Does RNC Chair Reince Priebus have the clout to ask fans of GOP superstars Sarah Palin, Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann and Mike Huckabee, to miss seeing their idols by skipping this weekend's anti-gay hate group sponsored Value Voters Summit?

Poll: GOP OK With Gay Candidate, Not OK With Gay Children

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Aug 19, 2014
A new poll found that the Republican Party would be fine with voting for an openly gay candidate but that most would have an issue with one of their family members coming out as gay.

Minn. State Rep. Turns Back Challenge Over Gay Marriage

Wednesday Aug 13, 2014
State Rep. Jenifer Loon, the second-ranking Republican in the Minnesota House, has survived a primary challenge brought on by her vote in favor of gay marriage.

Fla. GOP Rep Backs Gay Marriage Despite Personal Support for 'Traditional' Marriage

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Rep. David Jolly (R-FL) announced his support for same-sex marriage on Monday even though he is Christian and believes in "traditional" marriage.

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