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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats secured a majority in the Senate on Tuesday, snatching Republican-held seats in Massachusetts and Indiana and turning back fierce, expensive challenges in Virginia, Ohio, Wisconsin and Connecticut to maintain the...
Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON -- Democrats retained a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, but Republicans kept their grip on the House, delivering another divided, and highly polarized, Congress. The balance of power was likely to shift by no more than a seat or two,...
BoystownThe Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus has released a powerful “It Gets Better” video featuring co-chairs Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO), and Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI). All are openly gay members...
All The RageThe maker of the popular Brazilian Blowout hair-smoothing treatment has agreed to begin warning consumers and hairstylists that its products contain potentially hazardous formaldehyde, but some consumer advocates don't think that goes far enough....
U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., introduced legislation Tuesday that would toughen safety standards for cosmetics, including requiring regular government testing of products for hazardous ingredients. The call for testing of cosmetics — from...
By Michael A. Memoli and Kathleen HennesseyWisconsin Sen. Herb Kohl will announce on Friday that he will retire at the end of his current term, adding to Democratic woes in the effort to maintain control of the Senate. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Corrected at 9:41 a.m. May 13: The caption...
Washington BureauRep. Paul Ryan, architect of the House Republicans' controversial budget plan and a rising star in the party, announced Tuesday that he won't seek the open Senate seat in Wisconsin in 2012. "Our nation is quickly approaching a debt crisis that will do...
KIAHAnnise Parker has made it big... again. Not only is she the first openly-gay Mayor of a city with a population over 1 mil, she is now ranked in OUT Magazines Fifth Annual Power 50. Ranking the most influential people in the Lesbian/Gay community. Parker...
Tags: Annise Parker, Jodie Foster, New York, KIAH, Politics
The Swampby Katherine Skiba and Peter Nicholas President Obama, speaking to the nation's largest gay rights organization, pledged tonight to end the law prohibiting openly gay and lesbian citizens from serving in the military. "I will end 'don't ask, don't tell';....
Tags: Murder, Easter, Crime, Law and Justice, Marriage, Football
Top of the TicketFull text of president's remarks on hate crimes and celebrating our differences....
KTLA NewsWASHINGTON - President Barack Obama signaled to gay-rights activists Wednesday that he's listening to their desire for greater equality in "a more perfect union." But he didn't give them even close to everything they want, bringing to the surface an...
Tags: Laws, Crime, Law and Justice, Unions, Marriage, White House
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