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Voters in Maine legalize same-sex marriage

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After losing 32 times at the ballot box, same- sex marriage advocates scored a victory Tuesday when Maine voters legalized gay and lesbian marriages. “Now, the commitment gay and lesbian couples have made in life will be respected equally under the law, celebrated before their loved ones, and called what it is: marriage,” said Marc [...] [Read More]
Categories: same-sex marriage

Himes won in suburbs, too

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In addition to winning in the cities, US Rep Jim Himes also beat Republican Steve Obsitnik in Shelton, Ridgefield, Trumbull, Monroe, Westport, Weston and Fairfield [Read More]
Categories: 2012 election

Political pundits offer their views about election

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Bill O’Reilly, Mike Buckabee, Al Gore and Chris Matthews all had scathing statements about the election and the process of casting votes. [Read More]
Categories: General

NBC, Fox News call election for Obama

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NBC News has called the 2012 presidential election for President Obama. So has Fox News. After both networks called Ohio for Obama, they brought the gavel down on 2012. Virginia, Nevada and Florida were still to be called, according to Fox, but Mitt Romney’s last path to 270 electoral votes was gone. Lead Fox anchor [...] [Read More]

Video: Murphy declares victory, McMahon concedes

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Categories: General

Michigan man votes after being revived at the polls

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Apparently, the dead can vote. [Read More]
Categories: Polls

LGBT milestone: Tammy Baldwin first openly gay U.S. senator

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In what could be the first of what could be several LGBT milestones tonight, Rep. Tammy Baldwin, D-WI, is projected to be the first openly lesbian U.S. senator. She did it by defeating Tommy Thompson, the former four-term Wisconsin GOP governor and former George W. Bush cabinet member who is immensely popular in the Badger [...] [Read More]
Categories: LGBT, same-sex marriage

True the Vote’s impact said to be negligible

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Civil rights lawyers on Tuesday said the national poll-watching effort of Houston-based True the Vote had fizzled even as the organization’s founder, Catherine Engelbrecht, said it was still responding to a deluge of complaints. [Read More]