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Miriam Hess

Entries by Miriam Hess

A Model Civil Union

(0) Comments | Posted January 13, 2010 | 12:48 PM

Over a decade ago, the French government effectively tackled the controversial issue of granting legal status and benefits to same-sex partnerships by creating an entirely different kind and category of civil union, one that obviates the terms "marriage" and "same-sex" from the scheme altogether -- and the political ideologies that...

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Obama Veepstakes: Michael Bloomberg

(9) Comments | Posted August 6, 2008 | 10:01 AM

This past March, Barack Obama delivered an economic address at the Cooper Union in New York City, where he was introduced by none other than the Democrat- turned- Republican- turned- independent mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg. The junior senator from Illinois and the billionaire businessman-turned-philanthropist mayor had not shared...

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