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Openly Gay Marine Wins Primary Runoff Election for State House Seat in Ala.

Openly Gay Marine Wins Primary Runoff Election for State House Seat in Ala.

Jul 19
American politics just got slightly better - and slightly more gay.

Ga. Democrat Shows the Way for Other Black Women in Politics

Ga. Democrat Shows the Way for Other Black Women in Politics

By Bill Barrow and Errin Haines Whack | Jul 19
Democrats have long pointed to a Georgia electorate that is increasingly urban and less white as a sign they may be able to break the Republican hold on statewide offices.

By a 1-Vote Margin, City Leaders OK Bid for GOP Convention

By a 1-Vote Margin, City Leaders OK Bid for GOP Convention

By Tom Foreman Jr. | Jul 18
A divided North Carolina city council narrowly approved a bid Monday to host the 2020 Republican National Convention, a decision that followed nearly two hours of comments pro and con from local residents and council members.

Ala. Congresswoman Wins Runoff Turning on Loyalty to Trump

Ala. Congresswoman Wins Runoff Turning on Loyalty to Trump

By Kim Chandler and Steve Peoples | Jul 18
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to the GOP president.

Muslim Candidates are Running in Record Numbers

Muslim Candidates are Running in Record Numbers

Jul 17
Muslim Americans are running for elected office in numbers not seen since before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Some 50 are still in the running for national or statewide offices, but many continue to weather anti-Muslim sentiment.

Republicans Join Democrats in Condemning Trump's Remarks

Republicans Join Democrats in Condemning Trump's Remarks

By Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly | Jul 17
"Bizarre." ''Shameful." ''Disgraceful."

Mueller Probe IDs Long-Hidden Hackers

Mueller Probe IDs Long-Hidden Hackers

By Raphael Satter | Jul 16
The malicious emails came in waves, some 20 or 30 of them at a time, aimed at diplomats, journalists, defense contractors and other Russian intelligence targets across the world.

Is Justice Kavanaugh Worst-Case Scenario for People with HIV?

Is Justice Kavanaugh Worst-Case Scenario for People with HIV?

Jul 16
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement has created a great deal of fear and anxiety among HIV advocates and our allies regarding the composition of the Supreme Court.

GOP Convention Could Come to Democrat-Friendly Charlotte

GOP Convention Could Come to Democrat-Friendly Charlotte

By Tom Foreman Jr. | Jul 16
Charlotte, North Carolina, a Democrat-dominated city whose transgender-friendly bathroom ordinance triggered a statewide political war, is a front-runner to host the 2020 Republican Convention where Trump seeks an anointing to run for a second term.

Trump Attacks CNN, NBC and British Paper in News Conference

Trump Attacks CNN, NBC and British Paper in News Conference

By David Bauder | Jul 13
President Donald Trump found time to attack CNN, NBC and the British tabloid The Sun, and offer fashion advice to a fourth news organization, while talking to reporters Friday with British Prime Minister Theresa May.

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