Category: Politics

Clinton, Trump big Super Tuesday winners

Clinton’s march to the Democratic presidential nomination was strengthened by southern state primaries. Rubio’s prospects for winning the Republican nomination appeared to be slipping away quickly. Meanwhile, the battle for the Republican nomination has turned into an ugly war of insults that threatens to tear the party apart.

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Trump finally disavows KKK

The issue arose in response to a call from the Anti-Defamation League on February 25, asking that Trump “distance himself from white nationalist and former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke, as well as other white supremacists, and publicly condemn their racism.” ADL noted that, while Duke “did not explicitly endorse” Trump, he encouraged listeners to his radio program to volunteer for the Trump campaign. And ADL said a white supremacist political action committee was using robocalls in some states to urge “Don’t vote for a Cuban. Vote for Donald Trump.”

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Turnout key in Dallas mayoral runoff

Mike Rawlings, left, and David Kunkle Kunkle, Rawlings pledge to stay on message; advocates say LGBT vote could have significant impact TAMMYE NASH | Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com Turnout. That’s the key for Dallas mayoral...

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N. Texas candidates prep for runoffs

Angela Hunt and James Nowlin Dallas, Fort Worth mayors’ races head to runoff; Hunt sails to re-election; Griggs upsets incumbent; Hightower also in runoff DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Mike Rawlings will...

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Wisc. governor wants to stop defending gay rights

Gov. Scott Walker Republican Scott Walker says he believes state’s partner registry is unconstitutional, seeks to withdraw from case TODD RICHMOND | Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker has told a judge he...

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Dark horse Karger serious about presidential bid

Fred Karger speaks during the Log Cabin Republicans National Convention at the Hilton Anatole on April 29. (John Wright/Dallas Voice) Openly gay candidate has Republican political experience that dates back to Gerald Ford and...

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Judge’s gay relationship at issue in Prop 8 case

Judge Vaughn Walker LISA LEFF  |  Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Rumors swirled that the federal judge who had struck down California’s same-sex marriage ban last summer was gay, but the lawyers charged with defending...

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