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Sunday | CNN

Atheists: Are they unelectable?

Editor's note: Carlos Moreno, an associate professor in the department of pathology and laboratory medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, is a Public Voices Fellow for The OpEd Project.

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Related Topix: Emory University, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Gay/Lesbian, Atheism, Religion, Celebrities, Ian McKellen, Opinion

Sunday | Queerty

Five Reasons Gavin Newsom Deserves More Credit For Marriage Equality Than He Is Getting

As the country races to the inevitable day when marriage equality is the law of the land, most of the focus has been on the plaintiffs and celebrity lawyers who have led the legal challenge to marriage bans.

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Related Topix: Gavin Newsom, Wedding, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Boston.com

Tierney raises more money than rivals in recent weeks

US Representative John F. Tierney, the Salem Democrat whose reelection bid is widely considered to be one of the most vulnerable, raised more money than any of his competitors in recent weeks and has $1.3 million to pour into the upcoming elections, campaign finance records show.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Tierney, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi

Politico

Rising (Maxine) Waters

Waters is executing this transformation by seizing on the growing divide between conservative Republicans and Big Business and leveraging her position as the top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, where in the coming weeks she will play a role in the battles over extending a terrorism insurance program and the Export-Import Bank.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Steve Stivers, Jeb Hensarling, Democrat

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Washington Times

U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau employees detail hostile work environment

America's newest federal agency, charged with regulating financial institutions to prevent another hostile economic downturn, is having troubles regulating hostilities and discrimination among its own employees.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Cecil Times

CECIL (Politics) CHATTER: Tilghman TV Ads; PAC Still Hides $ Used to Attack Judge

The longshot candidacy of Bill Tilghman, a Democrat running in November against incumbent Republican Rep. Andy Harris , recently took an expensive gamble: buying about a week's worth of heavy saturation over-the-air television ads in Baltimore and Salisbury.

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Related Topix: US News, Media, Radio, National Public Radio, US Politics, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Frank Kratovil, Democrat, Drugs

Switched

Elizabeth Warren Attacked By Club For Growth For Supporting Export-Import Bank

The Club For Growth is targeting Sen. Elizabeth Warren with a web video attacking her support for the Export-Import Bank , intensifying the conservative effort to take the populist economic mantle away from the Democratic Party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Alan Grayson, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

US News & World Report

Hillary Clinton Has to Throw Obama Under the Bus to Win in 2016

From the ethnic cleansing in the Middle East to the riots in Ferguson, Missouri, the things happening now are generating themes the candidates in the next presidential contest will have to address, especially in the national security area which, all evidence to the contrary aside, has been relegated to the back bench in the last two presidential ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, France, Europe, World News, Nicolas Sarkozy, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

ThinkProgress

Why All Of The Atheists In Congress Are Closeted

Outside of prominent roles in television or the music industry, being elected to national office is often one of the most visible steps a minority group can take to win acceptance in American society.

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Related Topix: US News, Atheism, Religion, US Politics, Representative Eric Swalwell, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Florida, Arizona pick nominees for governor

Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist is looking to get his old job back. Crist, who was Florida's governor from 2007 until 2011, is favored in his primary against former state Sen. Nan Rich.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott

Mon Aug 25, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Atheist Activist Reveals the Big Secret She Says 24 Members of Congress Are Keeping From the Public

A secular activist group is claiming that there are 24 members of Congress who have a big secret that they refuse to tell their constituents and the general public: they're atheists.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Republican Congressional candidates bash Obamacare

The three Republicans vying for their party's nomination in the 1st Congressional District called for repealing Obamacare and limiting government during a debate Saturday in Exeter.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Frank Guinta, Democrat, Representative Carol Shea-Porter

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Denver Post

Rep. Frank McNulty: May the farcical be with you

Alan Salazar with Gov. John Hickenlooper 's office, Rep. Frank McNulty in a mask and Pueblo County Commissioner Sal Pace get a good laugh out of a Darth Vader joke at the Colorado State Fair Friday night in Pueblo.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Hickenlooper, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pueblo County, CO

Sunshine State News

Paul Ryan Hits Florida With Questions About 2016 Left Hanging

Having released a new book earlier this week, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., the U.S. House Budget Committee chairman and a possible contender for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, hit Florida on Friday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Representative Steve Southerland, Florida, Democrat, Representative Carol Shea-Porter

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Religion News Service

Atheist politicians may run the UK, but they remain closeted in the US

LONDON During a visit here four years ago, Maggie Ardiente of the American Humanist Association bragged to her British counterparts about the one atheist in the U.S. Congress, Rep. Pete Stark of California.

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Related Topix: US News, Christian Music, RNS, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Kyrsten Sinema

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Advocate

Op-ed: In Mass. Politics, Love Now Dares to Speak Its Name

After my speech at the Massachusetts Democratic Convention in June, my partner, Jacob, came onstage, and - just like every other candidate and their loved ones - we kissed.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Roll Call

Top 5 Races to Watch in New England

New England hasn't been fertile territory for Republican candidates of late, but the party has an opportunity to gain House seats in the region this November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Frank Guinta, John Tierney, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Representative Ann McLane

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

Compared to years past, the town hall spittle-slinging has been quiet this summer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Liberal Political News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Daily Times

Smaller banks see regulatory relief after US elections

WASHINGTON: All but the biggest US banks could see relief from some financial reforms after the November elections even if control of the US Congress remains divided between Democrats and Republicans.Post-election committee leadership changes and growing momentum behind bipartisan fixes may lead to tweaks to the 2010 Dodd-Frank law for the smallest ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Pnc Financial Services GroupThe, Banking, Financial Services, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Ohio

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Paul Ryan Tuned Out 'House of Cards' After Underwood's Affair

If you thought the affair between Rep. Frank Underwood and reporter Zoe Barnes on "House of Cards" was a little too sleazy, you're not alone.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, House of Cards, Entertainment, Television, Democrat, us Travel, Travel, Eric Cantor, Tim Ryan

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