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HRC Files Freedom of Information Act Request Regarding Anti-Gay Violence in Chechnya

HRC Files Freedom of Information Act Request Regarding Anti-Gay Violence in Chechnya

Oct 19
"The very fact that we are required to compel the State Department to release this letter speaks volumes about the Trump-Pence administration's lack of leadership on this life-or-death situation in Chechnya," said Ty Cobb, Director of HRC Global.

Obama Returns to Campaign Trail for Dems in Governor's Races

Obama Returns to Campaign Trail for Dems in Governor's Races

By Jesse J. Holland | Oct 19
Former President Barack Obama is returning to the campaign trail to stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia as they gear up for next month's elections.

Mike Pence's Brother Launches Run for Indiana US House Seat

Mike Pence's Brother Launches Run for Indiana US House Seat

By Brian Slodysko | Oct 19
Greg Pence, one of Mike Pence's older brothers, launched a campaign Wednesday for the eastern Indiana congressional seat that the vice president and former governor represented for 12 years.

18 States Sue DeVos to Get For-Profit College Rule Restored

18 States Sue DeVos to Get For-Profit College Rule Restored

Oct 17
A group of 18 states is suing the U.S. Department of Education over its decision to block an Obama-era rule designed to protect students from being defrauded by for-profit colleges.

Senators Reach Deal on Resuming Payments to Health Insurers

Senators Reach Deal on Resuming Payments to Health Insurers

By Alan Fram | Oct 17
Key senators reached a breakthrough deal Tuesday on resuming federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked. Insurers had warned that unless the money is quickly restored, premiums will go up.

Trump Returns Favor By Campaigning for an Early Supporter

Trump Returns Favor By Campaigning for an Early Supporter

By Darlene Superville and Meg Kinnard | Oct 17
President Donald Trump waded back into Southern politics Monday, showering praise on one of his earliest supporters, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster.

Log Cabin Republicans Laud DOJ Move Labeled Hypocritical by Key LGBTQ Rights Groups

Log Cabin Republicans Laud DOJ Move Labeled Hypocritical by Key LGBTQ Rights Groups

Oct 16
You could almost hear late country singer Tammy Wynette singing "Stand By Your Man" as Gregory T. Angelo, president of the Log Cabin Republicans fired off a statement Monday.

After Rollback of LGBTQ Rights, Log Cabin Republicans Break Silence to Praise Trump Admin

After Rollback of LGBTQ Rights, Log Cabin Republicans Break Silence to Praise Trump Admin

Oct 16
Rather than address the rollback in LGBTQ rights for Americans under the current administration, LCR President Gregory T. Angelo broke his organization's silence to praise the Trump Administration as protecting the rights of gay men in Iran.

Congressman Steve Scalise to Speak at Anti-LGBT Group Despite Being Saved by Lesbian Police Officer

Congressman Steve Scalise to Speak at Anti-LGBT Group Despite Being Saved by Lesbian Police Officer

By Ryan Lynch | Oct 16
Rep. Steve Scalise will give a speech to the Family Resource Center, a group against gay marriage rights. This comes despite the fact that a lesbian police officer was wounded while trying to protect Scalise from a shooter.

Did Pence Make You Pray? Trump Reportedly Joked About VP Wanting to Hang Gays

Did Pence Make You Pray? Trump Reportedly Joked About VP Wanting to Hang Gays

Oct 16
When the conversation turned to gay rights, Trump motioned toward Pence and joked, "Don't ask that guy-he wants to hang them all!"

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