| Aug 11, 2012
| 2:27 PM
In a giant step forward for gay rights, the US Military promoted its first openly gay army brigadier general.
Tammy Smith, 26-year army veteran, was promoted in a private ceremony at the Women's Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. She received her...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Talking to reporters in his driveway on a hot day in August 2000, Connecticut U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman beamed — he had just been chosen as the Democratic vice presidential candidate to Al Gore.
"Miracles happen," the proud son of a Stamford liquor...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 9:03 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The long, costly and contentious presidential campaign wound down Tuesday to a series of final stops in a handful of fiercely competitive states, as President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney sought to fortify their positions in the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Washington -- Democrats are collecting spoils beyond what many predicted, Republicans are licking wounds after a bruising battle, and the country is waking up to the mix of euphoric celebration and bitter disappointment that accompanies the long-awaited...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:22 AM
President Barack Obama rode a wave of broad support from minorities, women and moderates to win re-election Tuesday by defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Democratic strongholds and key battleground states.
According to CNN projections,...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 3:23 AM
With the Democratic National Convention falling one week after the Republican gathering, Democrats hope to have the "final word" by focusing on the middle class--a message lost during the GOP event, according to a senior Obama campaign official Monday....
| Apr 9, 2012
| 6:42 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama, who has fended off questions about his position on same-sex marriage for nearly a year and a half by saying his views are "evolving," faces increasing pressure within his party as momentum builds to declare support...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 6:20 AM
President Obama's public position has long been that he doesn't support gay marriage.
But at a fund-raising event in San Francisco Wednesday night, Obama was talking about how his work is not finished. He said it would take more than one term "for us...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 4:32 AM
"If an individual in their private life makes a decision about their sexuality from the standpoint of how they're going to practice it, that's their business."...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Lady Gaga wants people to make some phone calls â specifically, calls to request that senators next week vote to repeal "don't ask, don't tell." The pop diva took to YouTube on Friday with a seven-minute clip on the controversial U.S. military policy,...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Having dozed off during the fifth or sixth or 337th minute of earnestness in Lady Gaga's YouTube appeal Friday in support of the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell," the Ministry was shocked awake by the news that the pop phenom was as of that night...
| Sep 21, 2010
| 4:32 PM
GOP blocks repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell' The measure repealing the military policy banning gays from serving openly was part of the 2011 Defense authorization bill. Democrats tried to bring the bill up for consideration but failed to get......