In a local interview Monday, Hillary Clinton said she supported marriage equality “as a right, not to be given or taken away by states” as soon as she left the State Department. However, she told NPR in 2014 that “for me, marriage has always been a matter left to the states.”
“We stopped ourselves from going over a cliff.” Since Hurricane Katrina destroyed parts of New Orleans 10 years ago, the city has changed in big, gentrifying ways. And Mayor Mitch Landrieu, for one, is proud of it.
The executive board voted Monday to end the blanket ban on gay people serving as Scout leaders. Individually chartered troops, however, can decide to keep the ban.
“Putting this in human terms, all of us know that when we stop talking to a parent, or a sibling, or even a friend, it’s impossible to resolve the differences to move that relationship forward.”
“I’m a little shocked that this getting the kind of pushback that it is.”
“Yeah, I’m drawing the line at self-immolation.”
“I refuse to be comped in Vegas, attend a White House Dinner, or live in any property owned by Donald Trump.”
A history of Trump’s love for the Bush family.
Utah Republican Mike Lee is the Republican “doing the work” on criminal justice in the Senate, according to advocates. In an interview with BuzzFeed News, he insists a deal will get done and dismisses critics.
“I’m gonna tell you what I’m for and you’re not hearing me use that sort of language.”
“So if you say it’s a horrible deal are you with the Cotton plan or do you have an alternative.”
“And by the way, [caller] know, that when you bring that up you get people who get crazy on us, and they’ll start saying, ‘Oh there you go comparing to the Nazis.’”
“I see the day coming when finally this breaks out, the hostility toward America is going to be unbelievable because it’s been held in check.”
“The greatest threat to nominee-Clinton would be a candidate who could reach deeply into the Hispanic community.”
Trump is “a very ethical guy,” says the fellow birth certificate aficionado.
“This is the kind of thing that is extremely troubling. The only cautionary note that I would throw into the mix here, is that there has been some prehistory of people going into Planned Parenthood offices, and taping interchanges, and then editing them favorably to make a point.”
The Latino Victory Project, a Democratic-aligned fundraising group, on Saturday said that they will not work with the LIBRE Initiative after 24 hours of public and private complaints from Latinos on the left.
There’s no prevailing theme at the Movement for Black Lives convention in Ohio. But activists say the case of Sandra Bland underscores a problem in the movement: There is a lack of men speaking out on her behalf.
Michael Steinhardt’s ad is in the form of an open letter to the senators of New York and New Jersey.
“President Obama, Secretary Clinton, they’re trying to turn the American dream into the European nightmare,” the Republican presidential candidate says, basically every time he is interviewed.
The bipartisan SAFE Act is the bill criminal justice advocates want. The Obama administration doesn’t like it.
The vote would be in November 2015.
NCLR and the Latino Victory Project have spoken with LIBRE about possibly working together but they have reservations. DREAMers, who have been a wild card in the past, aren’t into it the idea at all.
According to an inspector general, Clinton sent four emails during her time as secretary of state that should have been classified, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
The Republicans spent $8,400 on the ads, according to an expenditure sheet obtained by BuzzFeed News.
“I actually probably wouldn’t say much of anything other than stop picking on American heroes.”
Building on a Supreme Court victory, Rep. David Cicilline and Sen. Jeff Merkley are introducing a bill Thursday to establish comprehensive nondiscrimination protections for LGBT people nationwide in housing, workplaces, schools, public accommodations, and more.
“Just be very, very transparent in the investigation, and lay the facts out, and the facts will speak for themselves — as they should.”