In a historic turnaround, the ballot box is showing America’s shifting attitudes about same-sex marriage. After gay marriage rights died at the polls dozens of times in the past, on Tuesday they passed in at least two states.
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Tammy Baldwin made history Tuesday night, twice. She became the first openly gay politician, and first Wisconsin woman, elected to the U.S. Senate.
The winner of the U.S. Senate race in Wisconsin will be making history, no matter who wins.
From an appearance by President Barack Obama on Monday morning to one by Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan at night, Wisconsin was in the campaign crosshairs in final 24 hours before Election Day.
A British theologian who supports gay marriage says the University of San Diego has withdrawn a fellowship because of her views.
As police frantically worked to figure out how his fiancée’s 24-year-old daughter had vanished, a Michigan pastor who had turned to God to shed his violent past went to his flock with a request: pray for her.
Under the soaring ceiling of the Cathedral of St. Paul, about four dozen Catholics sitting in a cluster prayed a rosary in silence. The devotional litany is normally recited aloud, but the worshippers—branded dissidents for embracing gay rights by church leaders who support a constitutional ban on gay marriage—had been told to be quiet.
A new poll is suggesting that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is cutting into President Barack Obama’s lead in Maine, and that the same-sex marriage referendum is tightening up.
A Republican who wants to oust a Democratic incumbent from the Kansas State Board of Education has raised almost nothing and said Wednesday that he plans to spend no money.
U.S. Rep. David Cicilline insists that Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District matchup comes down to the economy, Social Security and Medicare. But the Democrat’s re-election bid may hinge on something a whole lot more personal: his character and his honesty about Providence’s financial health during his time as mayor.