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Joe Arpaio Defeated in What's Likely His Last Political Race

Joe Arpaio Defeated in What's Likely His Last Political Race

By Jaq | Aug 8
This political campaign was likely the last for Joe Arpaio, the former six-term sheriff of metro Phoenix known for leading immigration crackdowns and building a political career around the harsh treatment of jail inmates.

Biden Risks Alienating Young Black Voters After Race Remarks

Biden Risks Alienating Young Black Voters After Race Remarks

By Alexandra Jaffe | Aug 8
Joe Biden's controversial remarks about race this week risk alienating young Black voters who despise President Donald Trump but are not inspired by his Democratic rival.

Penn. GOP Lawmaker Calls Police After Phone Call with Rep. Brian Sims

Penn. GOP Lawmaker Calls Police After Phone Call with Rep. Brian Sims

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 7
Pennsylvania Capital-Star reports that retiring representative Tom Murt (R-Montgomery) called authorities to his home on Monday evening after allegedly receiving a profanity-laced call from openly gay representative Brian Sims (D-Philadelphia).

Is a Rainbow Wave Coming? A Record Number of LGBTQ Candidates Run for Office

Is a Rainbow Wave Coming? A Record Number of LGBTQ Candidates Run for Office

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Aug 7
In July, it was reported that a record number of LGBTQ+ candidates are running for office in 2020 and some are calling the increase of visibility a "Rainbow Wave."

Gay California Sate Senator Targeted by QAnon Trolls for Sex Offender Registry Bill

Gay California Sate Senator Targeted by QAnon Trolls for Sex Offender Registry Bill

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 7
Out California state senator Scott Weiner has proposed legislation that would bring equality to a law regarding the state's sex offender registry. But trolls from the conspiracy website QAnon have targeted him with anti-LGBTQ harassment.

Drag Performers Launch 2020 Get Out the Vote Effort

Drag Performers Launch 2020 Get Out the Vote Effort

By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 7
Two San Francisco drag performers have joined an effort to promote participation in the fall elections, where control of the White House and U.S. Senate are up for grabs and countless local elections will be taking place across the country.

Couldn't Get It Right The First Time? LGBTQ Trump Supporter Defaced NYC BLM Mural Twice

Couldn't Get It Right The First Time? LGBTQ Trump Supporter Defaced NYC BLM Mural Twice

Aug 6
In late July, Marky Hutt (aka Mark-David Hutt), founder of the LGBTrump Facebook group, was arrested not once, but twice one weekend for defacing the Black Lives Matter mural on New York's Fifth Avenue.

Commission Rejects Trump Push to Add Debate Against Biden

Commission Rejects Trump Push to Add Debate Against Biden

By Zeke Miller | Aug 6
The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates has rejected a request from the Trump campaign to either add an additional general election debate or move up the calendar for the contests.

Republicans Push Kanye 2020. But Will it Really Hurt Biden?

Republicans Push Kanye 2020. But Will it Really Hurt Biden?

By Will Weissert | Aug 6
Kanye West's White House bid is getting help qualifying for presidential ballots in key states from Republicans around the country, fueling suspicions he's being pushed to run by allies of President Trump hoping to siphon support away from Joe Biden.

No Hoopla: Virus Upends Trump and Biden Convention Plans

No Hoopla: Virus Upends Trump and Biden Convention Plans

By Bill Barrow and Zeke Miller | Aug 6
At the last minute, President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, are searching for places to impressively yet safely accept their parties' presidential nominations as the spread of the coronavirus adds fresh uncertainty to their campaigns.

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