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Clay Pell is one of the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for Governor of Rhode Island. He talks to EDGE about his family’s legacy, including his grandfather Claiborne Pell and his aunt Julie Pell, a veteran LGBT rights activist.
The Democratic Governors Association says it raised $12.5 million in the first three months of this year, roughly half what its Republican counterparts collected.
With congressional Democrats seeking to force a vote on immigration reform in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives through the use of a discharge petition, the White House indicated Wednesday its openness to using a similar strategy.
Nearly a month after Arizona state Sen. Steve Gallardo (D) made headlines for coming out as gay, Arizona state Sen. Olivia Cajero Bedford (D) told Gallardo to "act more gay" in a closed-door caucus meeting Tuesday, because she questioned his sexuality.
On Wednesday, the Alabama House of Representatives approved a resolution calling for a convention to put a federal ban on same-sex marriage in the U.S. Constitution.
Muriel Bowser’s decisive victory in the District of Columbia’s Democratic mayoral primary makes her the presumptive favorite to become the city’s eighth mayor, but she can’t expect to breeze through the general election like Democratic nominees.
The Clark County, Nev., GOP edited its official platform over the weekend to remove a section defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman, cut out a statement opposing abortion and added a section affirming people of all sexual orientations.
Check the sky for flying pigs! A Long Island Republican congressman with a history of voting against LGBT rights has signed on to co-sponsor anti-bullying legislation.
A law firm hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Thursday that the governor was not involved in a plot to create gridlock near a major bridge as part of a political retribution scheme.
Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, who has been in office less than six months, resigned Wednesday, just hours after he was arrested and accused of taking more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents posing as businessmen.