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Watch: Ted Cruz Inspired to Talk LGBT Rights with Ellen Page

LEGAL | Aug 25
Ellen Page, who came out as gay last year, got into a heated back-and-forth with Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz at the Iowa State Fair. The surprise attack had the politician caught with his mouth full.

EDGE 10.0: The Decade in Politics

POLITICS | By Steve Weinstein | Jan 16
In celebration of our tenth anniversary EDGE is proud to launch "EDGE 10.0: The Decade in," a retrospective series of features examining the past ten years of headlines, personalities, trends, arts, parties, etc... We kick off the series with politics.

Putting Lesbian Politics Front and Center with LPAC

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 16
In an effort to influence politics and bolster lesbian visibility, a group of forward-thinking women formed LPAC, the political super PAC that works to get progressive candidates elected.

Mark Herring Releases ’’Equality Agenda’’ for Virginia

POLITICS | By John Riley | Apr 18
One of two Democrats seeking to become the commonwealth’s next attorney general released an ’’equality agenda’’ on issues related to LGBT rights.

Six-Way Race Splits Support

POLITICS | By John Riley | Apr 16
No obvious LGBT favorite for D.C. Council seat in April 23 special election.

Obama Nominates Openly Gay Judge For Court Of Appeals

POLITICS | By Sergio N. Candido | Feb 10
In order for Hugues to become a federal judge, he would first have to be confirmed by the Senate.

Bolling Drops Out of Virginia Governor’s Race

POLITICS | By John Riley | Dec 4
Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (R) announced today he is suspending his campaign for governor of the commonwealth, a move that makes Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, a fierce opponent of LGBT equality, as the presumptive Republican nominee.

New Faces: Newly Elected US Senators

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

Tammy Baldwin’s Final Push

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Nov 5
The Wisconsin Democrat may make history as first out lesbian elected to the Senate.

Victory Fund Eager for Election Day

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Oct 22
The morning of Nov. 7 could be a very good day at the downtown D.C. office of the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund.

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