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As Biden's Big Bill Advances, so Does Pelosi's Big Legacy

As Biden's Big Bill Advances, so Does Pelosi's Big Legacy

By Lisa Mascaro | Nov 20, 2021

Deep into the grueling negotiations over President Joe Biden's big domestic policy package, when it seemed that bickering among Democrats would never stop, Speaker Nancy Pelosi let everyone in on a little secret.

Newsmax Host Says Being Gay is a Full-Time Job for Pete Buttigieg

Newsmax Host Says Being Gay is a Full-Time Job for Pete Buttigieg

Nov 15, 2021

Is being gay a full-time job? Newsmax host Greg Kelly thinks so, and accuses Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg of getting the cabinet post because he is gay.

Democrat Beto O'Rourke Running for Texas Governor in 2022

Democrat Beto O'Rourke Running for Texas Governor in 2022

By Paul J. Weber | Nov 15, 2021

Democrat Beto O'Rourke is running for governor of Texas, pursuing a blue breakthrough in America's biggest red state after his star-making U.S. Senate campaign in 2018 put him closer than anyone else in decades.

South Dakota Governor Formally Launches Reelection Campaign

South Dakota Governor Formally Launches Reelection Campaign

Nov 15, 2021

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, who's considered a rising star in the Republican Party, formally launched her reelection campaign Friday.

Buttigieg's Star Rises as $1T Biden Agenda Shifts Toward Him

Buttigieg's Star Rises as $1T Biden Agenda Shifts Toward Him

By Hope Yen, Tom Beaumont and Josh Boak | Nov 14, 2021

Pete Buttigieg, the transportation secretary, holds the purse strings to much of President Joe Biden's $1 trillion infrastructure package.

Sinema's Shift: 'Prada Socialist' to Corporate Donor Magnet

Sinema's Shift: 'Prada Socialist' to Corporate Donor Magnet

By Brian Slodysko | Nov 13, 2021

Once a self-styled "Prada socialist" labeled as "too extreme" by Arizona's Democratic Party, Kyrsten Sinema has found new power as a centrist in a 50-50 Senate where there are no votes to spare.

Kimi Cole Aims to Be First Trans Politician to Win a Statewide Race

Kimi Cole Aims to Be First Trans Politician to Win a Statewide Race

By Sam Metz | Nov 12, 2021

Nevada Democrat Kimi Cole wants to become the country's first openly transgender politician elected to a statewide office.

Watch: Log Cabin Republicans Honor LGBTQ+ 'Advocate' Melania Trump

Watch: Log Cabin Republicans Honor LGBTQ+ 'Advocate' Melania Trump

Nov 11, 2021

The LGBTQ+ GOP group the Log Cabin Republicans honored Melania Trump with their "Spirit of Lincoln" award.

Michigan AG Says She Drank Too Much At Football Tailgate Today

Michigan AG Says She Drank Too Much At Football Tailgate Today

Nov 11, 2021

Michigan's attorney general apologized Wednesday and said she drank too much booze before last month's Michigan-Michigan State football game.

Biden Hails Infrastructure Win as 'Monumental Step Forward'

Biden Hails Infrastructure Win as 'Monumental Step Forward'

By Alan Fram | Nov 7, 2021

President Joe Biden on Saturday hailed Congress' passage of his $1 trillion infrastructure package as a "monumental step forward for the nation."

Voting Distrust Likely to Continue Despite Smooth Election

Voting Distrust Likely to Continue Despite Smooth Election

By Christina A. Cassidy | Nov 7, 2021

The first major election day following a year of relentless attacks on voting rights and election officials went off largely without a hitch.

Roads, Transit, Internet: What's in the Infrastructure Bill

Roads, Transit, Internet: What's in the Infrastructure Bill

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Nov 6, 2021

The House has passed a $1 trillion bipartisan plan to rebuild roads and bridges, modernize public works systems and boost broadband internet, among other major improvements.

Dems End Deadlock, House Hands Biden Infrastructure Win

Dems End Deadlock, House Hands Biden Infrastructure Win

By Alan Fram | Nov 6, 2021

The House approved a $1 trillion package of road and other infrastructure projects after Democrats resolved a months-long standoff between progressives and moderates.

Analysis: After Tough Election, Biden Dismisses Danger Signs

Analysis: After Tough Election, Biden Dismisses Danger Signs

By Aamer Madhani and Colleen Long | Nov 4, 2021

The hazard lights are blinking for President Joe Biden after Democratic setbacks in this week's elections, but the president professes to see no reason for panic.

Watch: Far Right Pol Lauren Boebert Knocks Pete Buttigieg's Parenting

Watch: Far Right Pol Lauren Boebert Knocks Pete Buttigieg's Parenting

Nov 3, 2021

Far-right politician Lauren Boebert went after Pete Buttigieg's parenting style by pointing out how she gave birth in a truck.

LGBTQ+ Candidates Win Up and Down the Ballot

LGBTQ+ Candidates Win Up and Down the Ballot

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 3, 2021

The 2021 off-year election felt like a mini-replay of 2020's rainbow wave of LGBTQ+ candidates' victories.

Takeaways from Tuesday's Elections: Bad Omens for Democrats

Takeaways from Tuesday's Elections: Bad Omens for Democrats

By Nicholas Riccardi | Nov 3, 2021

Here are some key takeaways from Tuesday's elections.

Youngkin's Virginia Win Jolts Democrats, Tight Race in NJ

Youngkin's Virginia Win Jolts Democrats, Tight Race in NJ

By Will Weissert and Sarah Rankin | Nov 3, 2021

Republican Glenn Youngkin won the Virginia governor's race, tapping into culture war fights over schools and race to unite former President Donald Trump's most fervent supporters, becoming the first GOP candidate to win statewide office in a dozen years.

LGBTQ+ Election Night Stories to Watch

LGBTQ+ Election Night Stories to Watch

Nov 2, 2021

The U.S. can elect more LGBTQ+ candidates than in any other odd-number election year

Governors and More: What to Watch in Tuesday's Elections

Governors and More: What to Watch in Tuesday's Elections

By Nicholas Riccardi | Nov 2, 2021

It may be an odd-numbered year but Tuesday's elections aren't sleepy, local contests.

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