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Uganda Lawmakers To Fast-Track New Anti-Gay Bill

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Friday Oct 31, 2014
After an embarrassing defeat of the Uganda Parliament earlier this year by the Constitutional Court, legislators now say they will return on November 4, determined to fast-track a new anti-gay bill.

HRC Unlikely to Endorse in Tisei, Moulton Race

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Oct 31
The nation's largest LGBT-rights organization is not expected to get involved in the Massachusetts congressional race between openly gay Republican Richard Tisei and pro-LGBT Democrat Seth Moulton.

GOP Gleeful Over Democrats' Midterm Woes in Ohio

POLITICS | By Julie Carr Smyth | Oct 29
Democrats appear poised to lose every statewide election in battleground Ohio this fall - most of them badly.

Democrats Try to Regain Lost Votes Outside Cities

POLITICS | By Bill Barrow | Oct 25
In an arena usually reserved for rodeos and livestock shows, Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn told a boisterous crowd she was "glad to be home."

Utah Supreme Court Gives OK to Same-Sex Adoptions

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 24
Four Utah couples are surely rejoicing today, as yesterday, the Utah Supreme Court lifted the stay against four pending adoptions of children by their same-sex parents.

Florida AG Bondi Opposes Gay Couple's Divorce

POLITICS | Oct 23
Attorney General Pam Bondi is opposing a bid by a gay South Florida woman to obtain a divorce from her former partner.

Otter Ad Uses Cut Footage From Gay Rights Film

POLITICS | Oct 23
A Boise filmmaker says one of Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's campaign advertisements uses footage he filmed of gay rights protests during the 2014 Idaho Legislature.

Clay Aiken Seeks Win in North Carolina House Race

POLITICS | By Gary D. Robertson | Oct 23
Eleven years after becoming a national TV sensation, Clay Aiken still attracts a crowd in central North Carolina. In an hour he could only get a block or so down the street during an old textile town's fall festival while fans stopped to take pictures.

In San Diego, A House Race is Made-For-TV-Drama

POLITICS | By Kevin Freking and Elliot Spagat | Oct 22
A late-night break-in, a stolen campaign playbook that ended up in the hands of the opponent and sexual harassment accusations made by a fired staffer against one of the candidates.

Audio Surfaces of Potty-Mouthed Bristol Palin's Account of Drunken Brawl

POLITICS | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 22
An audio account of the Palin family drunken brawls shows that daughter Bristol is more comfortable with the "f-bomb" than the paso doble.

Proseutor: No Sex Harassment Charges for DeMaio

POLITICS | By Elliot Spagat | Oct 21
Prosecutors on Monday declined to charge Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio over allegations that he sexually harassed a former campaign aide and said they were not charging the former aide with breaking into DeMaio's office.