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Ed Koch, Mayor Who Became a Symbol of NYC, Dies

By Deepti Hajela | Feb 1
Ed Koch, former mayor of New York City and champion of gay rights, died Friday from congestive heart failure at the age of 88.

Barney Frank Wants to be Interim Mass. Senator

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 4
Although Barney Frank has only been out of Congress for a single day, he said he told Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick that he wants to be interim senator when Sen. John Kerry leaves to become secretary of state.

New Faces: Newly Elected US Senators

Nov 8
Here is a look at the newly elected U.S. senators from Tuesday’s election.

Clothing for the 47%

Sep 21
Looking for clothing for the 47%? The Mitt Zombie tee lets everyone know where you stand in this fall’s election. Wear this tee shirt proudly and help entitle your fellow Americans to some good old fashioned political humor.

Gay Conservatives Not Abandoning Anti-Gay Pol

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 11
A Republican presidential hopeful told CBS News that being gay is a "choice" and a "sin," but gay conservative group GOProud is sticking up for him.

Crotch Shots :: Why Do Men Tweet and Text Their Junk?

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 8
Gay and straight, Republican (Christopher Lee) or Democrat (Anthony Weiner), what drives men to show off the goods, whether through low-tech or hi-tech means?

Sen. Brown reveals he was sexually abused as child

By Andrew Miga | Feb 17
Sen. Scott Brown has revealed he was sexually abused as a child several times by a camp counselor and was physically abused by a stepfather.

Progressives and Civil Rights Groups March on Washington, Vowing to "Take Back the Country"

Tapping into anger as the tea party movement has done, a coalition of progressive and civil rights groups marched by the thousands Saturday on the Lincoln Memorial and pledged to support Democrats struggling to keep power on Capitol Hill.

Gay Congressional Candidates Draw Interest - and Hope

Laure Rondeau, an 82-year-old Catholic, supports Providence Mayor David Cicilline for Congress because he wants to get the troops out of Afghanistan and says Washington is losing sight of what’s happening to regular people.

Tea party or establishment, GOP looks for gains

By David Espo | Sep 6
In the turbulent year of the tea party, Republican Rep. Mike Castle of Delaware set out to jangle no nerves as he ran for a Senate seat long held by Vice President Joseph Biden. It’s the way Republican strategists originally envisioned 2010, a roster of seasoned politicians pointing the party toward significant gains in the Senate.

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