Tag: U.S. Senate

Alameel addresses Stonewall as LGBT equality advocate

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate David Alameel attended the Stonewall Democrats meeting on Tuesday, the first time he has had contact with the state’s largest Democratic organization. He faces Kesha Rodgers in a runoff. The Texas Democratic Party has issued a warning against Rodgers whose main platform is impeaching President Obama.

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Craig James: I’m not a Nazi

A while back Resource Center Dallas’ Rafael McDonnell pointed out that Republican U.S. Senate candidate Craig James had hired an openly gay campaign consultant, the legendary Arthur Finkelstein. Finkelstein, who married...

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Judiciary committee passes measure to repeal DOMA

Sponsor acknowledges votes aren’t there yet to get Respect for Marriage Act approved by Senate Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@me.com The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Nov. 10, voted to recommend passage...

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Senate confirms gay U.S. attorney for W. Texas

The U.S. Senate confirmed Robert Lee Pitman (right), an openly gay man, as U.S. attorney for the Western District of Texas on Monday. Pitman is believed to be the first openly gay U.S. attorney in Texas, but he is not the first...

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