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The candidates for Illinois governor laid out their vastly different visions Wednesday on how to revive the state’s lagging economy.
A Chicago Republican, who made headlines earlier for blaming autism, dementia and tornados on the gay marriage and abortions, won her primary Tuesday.
Afghan women were granted the right to vote in the constitution adopted after the U.S.-led coalition toppled the Taliban regime in late 2001. Now candidates are vying for those votes.
Former state Sen. Nicole LeFavour hid in an Idaho Statehouse closet for more than five hours as part of her effort to persuade Republican lawmakers to update the Idaho Human Rights Act.
A Republican lawmaker from South Dakota is making headlines this week after making racist statements in an interview about an anti-gay measure he introduced.
The race for Illinois governor is shaping up as a battle of vastly different visions on how to revive a lagging economy in one of the Midwest’s last Democratic strongholds.
The three Republican state representatives who voted to overturn Illinois’ ban on same-sex marriage last year are now the targets of political attack ads by an anti-gay marriage group, ahead of Tuesday’s primary elections.
People of Faith for Equality in Virginia has written a letter to Gov. Terry McAuliffe criticizing his expected nomination of Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones to serve as the chairperson of the Democratic Party of Virginia.
Wyoming’s newest legislator is defending a book he wrote nearly three decades ago that says many gay people demand the right to have sex with children and people with AIDS should be quarantined if they continue having sex.
Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones has been elected chairman of the Democratic Party of Virginia.