Tag Archives: Jim Neal

Jim Neal Loses NC Senate Primary

Openly gay U.S. Senate candidate Jim Neal was trounced in yesterday’s North Carolina primary, taking (as of this writing) only 19% of the vote to state Sen. Kay Hagen’s 62%. Hagen will now face incumbent Elizabeth Dole, who breezed to an easy win on the Republican side with 90% of the vote. Neal’s underfunded campaign ran no television ads and …

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HRC’s David Smith On Sirius OutQ Today

Yesterday Howie Klein, who blogs at Down With Tyranny and Crooks And Liars, appeared on Michelangelo Signorile’s show on Sirius OutQ to blast the HRC for withholding its endorsement of U.S. Senate candidate Jim Neal. On the show, Klein told Signorile’s listeners to withhold their HRC dues and send them instead to Jim Neal. The Human Right Campaign’s David Smith …

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U.S. Senate Candidate Comes Out

Jim Neal, a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate from North Carolina, came out this weekend during an online chat on the liberal political blog BlueNC. When asked if he was gay, Neal replied, “I am indeed.” Neal is running against Sen. Elizabeth Dole. There has never been an openly gay U.S. senator. Saying he does not want to be …

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