Topics :: elections
By Matthew E. Pilecki | Friday Mar 25, 2011
More than 40 primary candidates attended Liberty City Democrats’ second pre-election forum on Monday, March 21.
By Joseph Erbentraut | Wednesday Nov 10, 2010
In spite of disappointing election results, Florida’s LGBT activists have already begun to shift strategy as they look towards 2012.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Nov 5, 2010
Gay voters displeased with the Obama administration’s record on GLBT issues joined in with the rest of the electorate in making their anger known at the ballot box on Nov. 2.
Thursday Nov 4, 2010
As Republicans celebrate their return to power in the House of Representatives, Democrats are coming to terms with what went wrong. Katie Couric reports.
By David Crary | Thursday Nov 4, 2010
Gay-rights activists celebrated a few bright spots on Election Day, but they also suffered some major setbacks - including losses by key supporters in Congress and the ouster of three Iowa Supreme Court judges who had ruled in favor of same-sex marriage.
By Michael K. Lavers | Thursday Nov 4, 2010
Joe Solmonese, president of the Human Rights Campaign, told EDGE on Thursday, Nov. 4, the results of the mid-term elections could seriously hinder movement on LGBT-specific issues on Capitol Hill over the next two years.
By Charles Babington | Wednesday Nov 3, 2010
Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana. The net gain of 10 they needed for control of the chamber, however, eluded them.
By Laurie Kellman | Wednesday Nov 3, 2010
Flush with new power, congressional Republicans say they’ll work with President Barack Obama to cut spending and create jobs - but on their terms.
By Julie Hirschfeld Davis | Wednesday Nov 3, 2010
Republicans seized control of the House and pushed toward historic gains Tuesday, as voters disenchanted with the economy, President Barack Obama and government dealt a strong rebuke to Democrats in every corner of the country.
By David Bauder | Wednesday Nov 3, 2010
News organizations, aware that viewers were also checking smart phone or computer screens along with their televisions on the midterm election night, provided a blizzard of widgets, apps, dashboards, Twitter tie-ins and iPad doohickeys for the night.