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Homocom Brandon Straka Pleaded Guilty to Insurrection Charges

Homocom Brandon Straka Pleaded Guilty to Insurrection Charges

Oct 21, 2021

Homocon and social media activist Brandon Straka pleaded guilty Wednesday to disorderly conduct during the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

Virginia Gives Democrats a Test of Black Turnout before 2022

Virginia Gives Democrats a Test of Black Turnout before 2022

By Will Weissert | Oct 21, 2021

Activists worry that a lack of action by the Democrat-controlled Congress on voting rights and issues important to African Americans could spell trouble now and in 2022.

Crunch Time: Biden Faces Critical Next 2 Weeks for Agenda

Crunch Time: Biden Faces Critical Next 2 Weeks for Agenda

By Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller | Oct 18, 2021

President Joe Biden is entering a crucial two weeks for his ambitious agenda, racing to conclude contentious congressional negotiations ahead of both domestic deadlines and a chance to showcase his administration's accomplishments on a global stage.

Pete Buttigieg Shades Tucker Carlson: He Doesn't Understand 'Bottle Feeding'

Pete Buttigieg Shades Tucker Carlson: He Doesn't Understand 'Bottle Feeding'

Oct 17, 2021

After Fox News host Tucker Carlson slammed Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg for taking paternity leave during the current supply-chain crisis, the former presidential candidate struck back.

Watchdog: Psaki Violated Ethics Law By Promoting McAuliffe

Watchdog: Psaki Violated Ethics Law By Promoting McAuliffe

By Aamer Madhani | Oct 16, 2021

A government watchdog group said Friday that it had filed an ethics complaint against White House press secretary Jen Psaki.

NC Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson Criticized Over Anti-LGBTQ Views

NC Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson Criticized Over Anti-LGBTQ Views

By Bryan Anderson | Oct 12, 2021

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson is facing calls to resign from elected officials and LGBTQ advocacy groups over comments he made criticizing sexual education and likening gay and transgender people to "filth."

Fiona Hill, a Nobody to Trump and Putin, Saw Into Them Both

Fiona Hill, a Nobody to Trump and Putin, Saw Into Them Both

By Lynn Berry and Calvin Woodward | Oct 11, 2021

Vladimir Putin paid scant attention to Fiona Hill, a preeminent U.S. expert on Russia, when she was seated next to him at dinners.

Watch: NC Lt. Governor Doubles-Down on Transphobic & Homophobic Remarks

Watch: NC Lt. Governor Doubles-Down on Transphobic & Homophobic Remarks

Oct 11, 2021

North Carolina's Republican Lieutenant Governor, Mark Robinson, has doubled-down on his homophobic and transphobic rhetoric after Democrats called for his resignation.

No. 2 House Republican Refuses to say Election Wasn't Stolen

No. 2 House Republican Refuses to say Election Wasn't Stolen

By Hope Yen | Oct 11, 2021

The House's second-ranking Republican, Rep. Steve Scalise, repeatedly refused to say on Sunday that the 2020 election wasn't stolen, standing by Donald Trump's lie.

Haley, Scott, Rubio Advising Group Pushing for GOP Diversity

Haley, Scott, Rubio Advising Group Pushing for GOP Diversity

By Meg Kinnard | Oct 7, 2021

A group intent on expanding Republican power over state-level offices is rolling out a national effort to diversify and grow the GOP.

Takeaways from Trump Aide's Account of Chaotic White House

Takeaways from Trump Aide's Account of Chaotic White House

By Jill Colvin | Sep 30, 2021

Stephanie Grisham, once a White House press secretary and chief of staff to first lady Melania Trump, is out with a book next week that paints a deeply unflattering picture of Donald Trump.

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner on 'The View' Teases Another Run in Politics

Watch: Caitlyn Jenner on 'The View' Teases Another Run in Politics

By Emell Adolphus | Sep 28, 2021

Appearing on "The View," Caitlyn Jenner teases another run at politics with her "socially progressive" views.

Political Convenience? Liz Cheney Now Supports Gay Marriage but Recently Voted Against the Equality Act

Political Convenience? Liz Cheney Now Supports Gay Marriage but Recently Voted Against the Equality Act

Sep 27, 2021

On "60 Minutes" this week, Liz Cheney made news by saying she "was 'wrong' to oppose gay marriage in the past." But more recently she voted against the Equality Act.

President Biden Honors the 10th Anniversary of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal

President Biden Honors the 10th Anniversary of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal

By Emell Adolphus | Sep 20, 2021

The president made a plea for the country to honor LGBTQ service members discharged under the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy by passing the Equality Act.

Democrats Push to Retool Health Care Programs for Millions

Democrats Push to Retool Health Care Programs for Millions

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Lisa Mascaro | Sep 19, 2021

The $3.5 trillion "Build Back Better" domestic agenda bill touches almost all aspects of American life, from taxes to climate change, but the health care components are a cornerstone for Democrats.

One Stunning Afternoon: Setbacks Imperil Biden's Reset

One Stunning Afternoon: Setbacks Imperil Biden's Reset

By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller | Sep 18, 2021

Already, Biden has seen public approval numbers trend downward as the pandemic has deepened and Americans cast blame for the flawed U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Watch: After Losing Calif. Governor Bid, Caitlyn Jenner Says She 'Can't Believe' Results

Watch: After Losing Calif. Governor Bid, Caitlyn Jenner Says She 'Can't Believe' Results

By Emell Adolphus | Sep 16, 2021

Caitlyn Jenner earned just one percent of votes in California's recall election.

Trump's Gay Fans Gathered in Nashville... And Nobody Cared

Trump's Gay Fans Gathered in Nashville... And Nobody Cared

Sep 15, 2021

Suppose Trump-supporting gays got together for a conference and the media, both liberal and conservative, didn't show up? Such appears to be the case for the "OutSpoken Pride" in Nashville, Tennessee this past weekend hosted by the Log Cabin Republicans.

California Gov. Newsom Crushes Republican-Led Recall Effort

California Gov. Newsom Crushes Republican-Led Recall Effort

By Kathleen Ronayne and Michael R. Blood | Sep 15, 2021

Despite warnings the race would be close, California Gov. Gavin Newsom decisively defeated efforts to kick him out of office, a win the Democrat cast as an endorsement of his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and his party's liberal values.

California Voters: Less Republican and White Than in 2003

California Voters: Less Republican and White Than in 2003

By Kathleen Ronayne | Sep 12, 2021

Today's California electorate looks far different than it did eighteen years ago when a recall vote installed Arnold Schwarzenegger as governor.

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