Tag Archives: Democrats

Rep. Jackie Speier To Introduce House Resolution Against “Ex-Gay Quackery”

From the office of Rep. Jackie Speier: In response to tragic examples of the harmful psychological abuse inflicted on young people through dangerous sexual orientation conversion practices, also known as reparative therapy to convert or “repair” an individual’s sexual orientation, Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) will introduce the Stop Harming Our Kids (SHOK) resolution on Wednesday, November 28. At …

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Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr To Resign

The family of Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr announced today that he will resign from Congress. Jackson, 47, a South Side Democrat, has been treated for bipolar depression and has been on a medical leave from Congress since June. He has been under investigation by federal authorities for alleged misuse of campaign dollars and also has faced a congressional ethics probe. …

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Ruben Diaz: I Won’t Leave The Democrats

“Everyone knows that I have always been a Democrat, I am a Democrat, and I will be a Democrat. The only difference is that I am a conservative Democrat. I am a pro-life Democrat, meaning that I am against abortions. I am a traditional marriage Democrat, meaning that I am against gay marriage, and that I believe marriage should be …

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NEW YORK: Democrats Seek To Expel Renegade State Sen. Simcha Felder

As I noted yesterday, newly-elected Democratic state Sen. Simcha Felder has announced that he will caucus with the GOP, imperiling the chance of Democratic control of the chamber for the first time in many years, not to mention jeopardizing the long overdue Gender Non-Discrimination Act, which has languished for a decade. Now the Democrats say they are exploring how to …

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Democratic Women Jeer After NBC’s Luke Russert Questions Pelosi’s Age

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NEW YORK STATE: Defection Of Dem Senator May Give Control To GOP

Democratic New York state Senator-elect Simcha Felder, who last week won his seat in Brooklyn’s newly drawn and heavily Orthodox Jewish district, has announced that he will caucus with the Republicans. Felder’s decision may upend the Democrats’ coming (for now) one-seat hold on the Senate majority. The Democrat, Simcha Felder, a former city councilman who is a deputy to the …

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Pelosi To Remain Minority Leader

After teasing the press with hints that she might be stepping down, today Rep. Nancy Pelosi told the House Democratic Caucus that she will stay Minority Leader. According to a Democratic aide, Leader Pelosi told members of her caucus, “They say a picture is worth a million words. Well, this picture is worth millions of aspirations of the American people. …

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Pelosi May Step Down As Minority Leader

According to multiple reports, Rep. Nancy Pelosi is preparing to step down tomorrow as House Minority Leader. “I love you all very dearly, but I thought I’d tell my caucus first,” Pelosi told reporters Tuesday. Pelosi has held the top slot among Democrats in the House for 10 years, a decade that saw her lead her party to control of …

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George McGovern Dies At 90

Liberal icon George McGovern has died in his home state of South Dakota at the age of 90.  McGovern is perhaps best remembered for his vehement opposition to the Vietnam War. A three-term U.S. senator from South Dakota, McGovern won the Democratic presidential nomination in 1972. His hard-fought campaign against Nixon and the war in Southeast Asia attracted millions of …

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Former Sen. Arlen Specter Dead At 82

Longtime Republican, recently turned Democrat, and friend to the LGBT community, former Sen. Arlen Specter has died at the age of 82. One of the few remaining Republican moderates on Capitol Hill at a time when the party had turned sharply to the right, Mr. Specter confounded fellow Republicans at every turn. He unabashedly supported Roe v. Wade, the Supreme …

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Democrats Destroyed The Black Family

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New From Paul Ryan’s House Opponent

This is Rob Zerban’s first television ad.

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Party Platforms: Compare & Contrast

Marriage Equality USA sends us their comparison of the GOP and Democratic party platforms. Embiggen the above for details.

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Three Days In Charlotte

It was six days for me, but I still can’t believe I was there.

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NEW YORK: Recently Arrested NY Sen. Shirley Huntley Loses Dem Primary

New York state Sen. Shirley Huntley yesterday lost her Democratic primary, leading NOM to crow that “another marriage traitor” has been unseated. The real story, of course, is that Huntley was arrested earlier this month on corruption charges. Embattled State Sen. Shirley Huntley has lost her primary fight to hold on to the Democratic nomination for her State Senate seat. …

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Perkins Continues Assault On DNC

“Before they got caught and scrambled to fix it, the Democrats’ Platform as approved by their Platform Committee suggested that America has forgotten or should forget God. The Party’s guiding document didn’t just refuse to acknowledge our Creator as the one who endows us with our rights; the version originally signed off on by the full Platform Committee excised any …

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NEW JERSEY: Democratic Mayor Of Trenton Arrested For Corruption

Today the FBI arrested Trenton Mayor Tony Mack on charges of bribery, fraud, extortion and money laundering. Mack was the target of a failed recall attempt last year. Trenton is the capital of New Jersey and you can expect the GOP to leap on this scandal immediately.

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Harry Jackson: Blacks And Hispanics Must Leave The Democratic Plantation

Jackson was speaking at the FRC’s iPledge event.

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Joe Biden Meets A Lady Biker

Her friends don’t look very thrilled about it.

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Perkins Cheers Dolan At The DNC

“The Democratic Convention in Charlotte finally heard a pro-life, pro-marriage, pro-religious liberty message last night–but unfortunately, it came after the official speeches. For those who noticed, this convention was heavily focused on the issues of abortion and homosexuality (though speakers seemed afraid to utter either word). On his radical social agenda, the President did not disappoint. He explained that the …

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