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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.

Maryland Marriage-Equality Supporters Employ Nontraditional Campaign

POLITICS | By John Riley | Oct 17
Patro, the president of the Baltimore City chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), tells Metro Weekly he got the idea of illuminated campaigning from the ’’Overpass Light Brigade’’ in Wisconsin.

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