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Half of Millennials More Likely to Lean Democratic

By Jesse J. Holland | Friday Mar 7, 2014
Young adults like to think of themselves as independent, but when it comes to politics, they’re more likely than not to lean to the left.

After Primary Victory, Texas’ Davis Faces Big Odds

By Paul J Weber | Thursday Mar 6, 2014
After her easy victory in the Texas Democratic primary, Wendy Davis, one of the brightest stars of the 2014 campaign, is now embarking on her mission to win the governor’s office and revive her party’s fortunes in the heart of conservative America.

Kentucky’s Top Democrats Divided By Marriage Equality

By Brett Barrouquere | Wednesday Mar 5, 2014
Two of Kentucky’s top Democrats split sharply Tuesday over same-sex marriage, with Gov. Beshear saying outside lawyers will be hired to appeal a decision granting recognition to gay couples married in other states

NY Dem Rep. Maloney to Marry Long-Time Partner

By Henry C. Jackson | Tuesday Jan 14, 2014
Freshman Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney plans to marry his long-time partner, who proposed over Christmas.

Will The Next Governor of Maine be Gay?

By David Sharp | Tuesday Nov 5, 2013
The congressman who wants to unseat Maine Gov. Paul LePage says his personal life has never factored into his jobs at a paper mill, in the Maine Legislature or on Capitol Hill. But now his private life isn’t so private.

All Senate Democrats Back ENDA

By Donna Cassata | Wednesday Oct 30, 2013
All Democrats in the Senate are backing a bill that would prohibit employers from discriminating against workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Dem Organizer Joining GOP Vet in Gay Marriage

Wednesday Sep 18, 2013
The Indiana Democratic Party’s 2012 field organizer is moving to the campaign against strengthening and expanding Indiana’s gay marriage ban.

Hawaii House Democrats to Caucus On Same-Sex Marriage Bill

By Oskar Garcia | Friday Sep 6, 2013
Democrats in the Hawaii House plan to meet with Gov. Neil Abercrombie and the state attorney general on Friday to discuss a draft of gay marriage legislation as Abercrombie considers whether to call a special session on the issue.

Biden Rouses VA Dems, Gives GOP a Tea Party Label

By Bob Lewis | Saturday Jun 29, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden continued a busy political pace Saturday, appearing with Virginia’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate at the swing state’s premier party fundraiser and ridiculing this fall’s conservative Republican statewide ticket.

SD Sen. Johnson Says He Now Supports Gay Marriage

By Chet Brokaw | Tuesday Apr 9, 2013
South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson, who announced his retirement last month, has reversed his position on gay marriage, saying Monday that he supports the legalization of same-sex unions.