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Gay Missouri Political Candidate's Banner Defaced With Homophobic Slur

Gay Missouri Political Candidate's Banner Defaced With Homophobic Slur

By Emell Adolphus | Jul 5, 2022

Justice Horn, who is seeking to be elected to represent the First District on the Legislature in Kansas City, Missouri, shared a photo showing that his campaign banner had been defaced with a gay slur.

Boy Helps Brown Put New Spin on 'Let's Go, Brandon' Chant

Boy Helps Brown Put New Spin on 'Let's Go, Brandon' Chant

By Steve Megargee | Jul 3, 2022

Brandon Brown wanted a way to change the narrative behind the "Let's go, Brandon" message after his first career NASCAR victory inadvertently fostered a chant that has been used to insult President Joe Biden.

White House: Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Law Already Striking Fear in Schools

White House: Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Law Already Striking Fear in Schools

By Emell Adolphus | Jul 1, 2022

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre describes a "more fearful and less free" Florida now that the state's 'Don't Say Gay' law has taken effect.

Watch: Texas AG Signals Support for Criminalizing Homosexuality

Watch: Texas AG Signals Support for Criminalizing Homosexuality

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 30, 2022

In a Friday interview with NewsNation anchor Leland Vittert, Texas Attorney General Republican Ken Paxton said he would be "comfortable" enforcing a ban on sodomy or gay marriage.

Mitt Romney Republican' Is Now A Potent GOP Primary Attack

Mitt Romney Republican' Is Now A Potent GOP Primary Attack

By Sam Metz | Jun 25, 2022

Mitt Romney isn't up for reelection this year. But Trump-aligned Republicans hostile toward the Utah senator have made his name a recurring theme in this year's primaries, using him as a foil and derisively branding their rivals "Mitt Romney Republicans."

Chasten Buttigieg Slams Lauren Boebert a Hypocrite Over her 'Shoutout' to America's Dads

Chasten Buttigieg Slams Lauren Boebert a Hypocrite Over her 'Shoutout' to America's Dads

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 23, 2022

Chasten Buttigieg, the husband of Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg took a not-so-subtle swipe at Rep. Lauren Boebert on Twitter for attacking Pete's family time.

Texas GOP Begins Blatantly Calling LGBTQ+ People 'Abnormal'

Texas GOP Begins Blatantly Calling LGBTQ+ People 'Abnormal'

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 21, 2022

At its biennial convention, the Texas GOP party adopted a 40-page platform guiding the party's principles that would reject trans identities and LGBTQ people, including Log Cabin Republicans.

Drag Queen Blasts GOP Candidate for Arizona Governor

Drag Queen Blasts GOP Candidate for Arizona Governor

By Jonathan J. Cooper | Jun 20, 2022

Keri Lake, candidate for Arizona governor, jumped onto the latest cultural grievance on the right — children attending family-friendly drag events — but a popular Phoenix drag performer says Lake has frequented his performances.

7 Arrested in House Office Building Linked to Colbert Show

7 Arrested in House Office Building Linked to Colbert Show

By Michael Balsamo | Jun 18, 2022

U.S. Capitol Police said Friday that officers arrested seven unauthorized people in a congressional office building Thursday night and charged them with unlawful entry.

Biden's Optimism Collides with Mounting Political Challenges

Biden's Optimism Collides with Mounting Political Challenges

By Will Weissert and Zeke Miller | Jun 18, 2022

Democrats are going to hold onto the House after November's midterm elections. They will pick up as many as four seats in the Senate, expanding their majority and overcoming internal dissent that has helped stifle their agenda.

AP Interview: Biden Says a Recession is 'Not Inevitable'

AP Interview: Biden Says a Recession is 'Not Inevitable'

By Josh Boak | Jun 17, 2022

President Joe Biden said Thursday the American people are "really, really down" after a tumultuous two years with the coronavirus pandemic, volatility in the economy and now surging gasoline prices.

GOP, Dem Senate Bargainers Divided over Gun Deal Details

GOP, Dem Senate Bargainers Divided over Gun Deal Details

By Alan Fram | Jun 17, 2022

Democratic and Republican senators were at odds Thursday over how to keep firearms from dangerous people as bargainers struggled to finalize details of a gun violence compromise.

Twitter Goes Wild Over Viral Eisenhower Photo

Twitter Goes Wild Over Viral Eisenhower Photo

Jun 14, 2022

Twitter had some fun this week (at Dwight D. Eisenhower's expense) after a photo of the ex-president posing on a bench went viral.

Wonder Woman Lynda Carter Drags Anti-Gay Rep. Lauren Boebert for Drag Show Comments

Wonder Woman Lynda Carter Drags Anti-Gay Rep. Lauren Boebert for Drag Show Comments

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 13, 2022

Showing that she is still Wonder Woman, Lynda Carter drags anti-gay Rep. Lauren Boebert for saying parents should take their kids to church over drag shows.

Kansas' First Transgender Lawmaker Not Seeking Reelection

Kansas' First Transgender Lawmaker Not Seeking Reelection

By John Hanna | Jun 11, 2022

Kansas' first transgender state legislator is not seeking reelection, saying Friday that she is moving to Texas so that she can help care for her wife's aging parents.

3 Challengers Square Off in California Attorney General Race

3 Challengers Square Off in California Attorney General Race

By Don Thompson | Jun 7, 2022

Low voter turnout and some political gamesmanship may decide which of three challengers emerges Tuesday to take on California Attorney General Rob Bonta in the November election.

Milo Yiannopoulos Joins Marjorie Taylor Greene's Team as Intern

Milo Yiannopoulos Joins Marjorie Taylor Greene's Team as Intern

Jun 6, 2022

Milo Yiannopoulos has come out of retirement, which is news because he never said he was retired. Nonetheless, the right-wing provocateur may have found his perfect niche as an intern for Georgia congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene.

Trump's Ukraine Impeachment Shadows War, Risks GOP Response

Trump's Ukraine Impeachment Shadows War, Risks GOP Response

By Lisa Mascaro | Jun 5, 2022

The question as Ukrainians battle Russia's grinding invasion is whether the rare bipartisanship on Capitol Hill is resilient enough to withstand Trump's isolationist influences.

Activists Say Cyber Agency Weakens Voting Tech Advisory

Activists Say Cyber Agency Weakens Voting Tech Advisory

By Kate Brumback | Jun 5, 2022

The nation's leading cybersecurity agency released a final version of an advisory that voting integrity activists say weakens a security recommendation on using barcodes to tally votes.

Biden Pride Tweet Sparks Twitter War with Kuwait

Biden Pride Tweet Sparks Twitter War with Kuwait

By Ellen Knickmeyer | Jun 4, 2022

A U.S. Embassy tweet of a rainbow-flag-festooned message by President Joe Biden in support of Pride Month has drawn a face-to-face diplomatic protest from Kuwait and sparked a Twitter fight.

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