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HomoQuotable – Jared Polis

“The United States should not tolerate human rights violations of any kind, especially by a government that Americans spend billions of taxpayer dollars each year supporting. Hopefully my trip and letters to US and Iraqi officials will help bring international attention and investigation to this terrible situation and bring an end to any such offenses. “We will now wait and …

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HomoQuotable – Jared Polis

“Oh, it didn’t pass? OK. So we still need to pass it? OK. So we’ll try to pass that one for you, too. But that’s why we need it. And of course Obama supports that, our Congress supports that, our Senate supports that. I thought we did pass it, so we will try to get that. But that’s exactly why …

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HomoQuotable – Rep. Jared Polis

“I have to say, that when we say, ‘Who killed the Rocky Mountain News,’ we’re all part of it, for better or worse, and I argue it’s mostly for the better. We can’t just kill it and walk away. It’s important for all of us to reach out to some of those on the other side and present the progressive …

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CNN Interviews Gay Congressman Jared Polis On Stimulus Bill

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HomoQuotable – Jared Polis

“To date, I am the first openly gay male elected to Congress as a freshman. One change I will never get used to is that everyone keeps calling me “congressman.” It’s ridiculous to hear someone shout ‘congressman’ and watch each of the 435 members of Congress within earshot turn their heads. Seriously, for my sanity, just call me Jared. [snip] …

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HuffPoll: Who’s The Hottest Freshman Member Of Congress?

Huffington Post is running a silly poll asking “Who’s The Hottest Congressional Freshman?” Among the candidates is openly gay Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO). Click the image if you’d like to vote.

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Jared Polis Elected Colorado’s First Openly Gay Congressman

Internet mega-millionaire Jared Polis was elected Colorado’s first openly gay representative in Congress yesterday. Democrat Jared Polis defeated Republican Scott Starin in the 2nd Congressional District race Tuesday, becoming the first openly gay person from Colorado elected to Congress. With 20 percent of the vote counted, Polis had 60 percent to Starin’s 36 percent. “The voters of our district have …

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Colorado’s Jared Polis: Our Third Openly Gay Member Of Congress?

Barney Frank and Tammy Baldwin might be getting some company in Congress. Entrepreneur Jared Polis, the first openly gay candidate for Congress from Colorado, won the 2nd Congressional District’s Democratic primary on Tuesday night. The race was defined by record- breaking campaign funding and vitriolic attacks in its waning days. “This election cycle, a lot of barriers are being broken,” …

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