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DC Council Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBT Youth

By EDGE | Dec 3
On Tuesday, December 2, the District of Columbia Council unanimously approved a bill that will protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth from the dangerous and discredited practice of conversion therapy.

Portman, Paul Announcements Affect 2016

By Dan Sewell and Steve Peoples | Dec 3
Two prominent Senate Republicans announced Tuesday they would seek a second term in the U.S. Senate, although their announcements had dramatically different implications on the 2016 presidential contest.

Iowa Governor Brushes Off Cher Comments on Hogs

Dec 3
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is brushing off entertainer Cher's criticism about hog crates.

Congress Aims to Save $44M By Cutting Medicare Penis Pumps

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 3
The Republicans in Congress have officially had enough of funding penis pumps for men who can't get erections. The devices are covered by Medicare to the tune of $44 million per year -- money better spent on the disabled.

Ohio Sen. Portman Rules Out Presidential Bid

By Dan Sewell | Dec 2
Ohio Sen. Rob Portman says he will not run for president in 2016, choosing instead to seek a second term in the Senate over the Republican nomination for the White House.

Rand Paul to Run For Senate Re-Election in 2016

By Steve Peoples | Dec 2
Kentucky Republican Rand Paul says he will seek re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2016.

GOP Senator: Obama Picks Carter to Lead Pentagon

By Julie Pace and Bradley Klapper | Dec 2
President Barack Obama has tapped former Pentagon No. 2 Ashton Carter to be his next defense secretary and carry out the U.S. military effort against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a senior Republican senator said Tuesday.

'Thank God Nazis Shot Gays' Tweets Latvian MP -- Before Resigning

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 2
A Latvian lawmaker was forced to resign her position after her scandalous comments about gays posted on Twitter.

GOP Aide Resigns Over Criticism of Obama Daughters

By Matthew Daly | Dec 1
An aide to a Republican congressman has resigned after her critical comments about President Barack Obama's daughters touched off a backlash.

Florida AG Pam Bondi Continues to Defend Gay Marriage Ban

By Jason Parsley | Nov 29
In the past few weeks Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has submitted a flurry of briefs in order to stop same-sex marriages from starting in the state. This was, of course, expected from her.

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