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U.S. Sees Surge in Women Interested in Running for Office

U.S. Sees Surge in Women Interested in Running for Office

By Christina A Cassidy | Jan 6
Inside a classroom at a community college in Dallas, about two dozen women took turns sharing their names, hometowns and what they hoped would be their future titles: Congresswoman. State representative. County judge.

Official Defends Trump Voter Fraud Probe

Official Defends Trump Voter Fraud Probe

Jan 5
A former leader of President Donald Trump's controversial voter fraud commission says its dissolution means that Democrats will no longer have a seat at the table.

Iowa Kid Who Defended Lesbian Mothers Now Running For Office

Iowa Kid Who Defended Lesbian Mothers Now Running For Office

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 31
An Iowa man who spoke as a teeanager to protect his mothers right to marriage is now running for a position the state's senate.

Transgender Nurse Eyes CA Governorship

Transgender Nurse Eyes CA Governorship

By Matthew S. Bajko | Dec 30
Buoyed by the historic wins last month of transgender candidates across the country, Veronika Fimbres is aiming to become the first transgender governor of California.

Tex Man to Run for Office After Previously Suing for Marriage Equaility

Tex Man to Run for Office After Previously Suing for Marriage Equaility

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 30
Lawyer Mark Phariss was one of four people who sued the state in 2014 after it declared same-sex marriage unconstitutional in 2013, according to PinkNews. He now will run for a Texas senate seat in the 8th district.

Florida Rep. Proposes LGBT Discrimination Law

Florida Rep. Proposes LGBT Discrimination Law

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 30
A Florida state representative is trying to introduce a law that would allow for businesses to discriminate against LGBT people.

In the Heart of Trump Country, His Base's Faith is Unshaken

In the Heart of Trump Country, His Base's Faith is Unshaken

By Claire Galofaro | Dec 27
Elliott County, a blue-collar union stronghold, voted for the Democrat in each and every presidential election for its 147-year existence... until Donald Trump came along and promised to wind back the clock.

NM Transgender Woman Alleges Discrimination at State Congresswoman's Office

NM Transgender Woman Alleges Discrimination at State Congresswoman's Office

By Ryan Lynch | Dec 24
A former worker for Democratic Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham is suing her office for allegedly firing her because she is transgender.

Sen. McConnell Mocks Bannon's 'Political Genius'

Sen. McConnell Mocks Bannon's 'Political Genius'

Dec 22
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is mocking Steve Bannon for backing losing Republican candidate Roy Moore in this month's Alabama Senate race.

Q&A: AP Explains Trump Transition Email Dispute with Mueller

Q&A: AP Explains Trump Transition Email Dispute with Mueller

By Chad Day and Eric Tucker | Dec 20
President Donald Trump's transition organization argues that a government agency improperly turned over emails to special counsel Robert Mueller in the latest attempt to undermine Mueller's investigation in the public sphere.

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