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Obama, Marriage Equality, And Prop 8: Then And Now

Chana Wilson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Chana Wilson

Four years later, we are still married in California, along with the 18,000 same-sex couples who squeaked in before Prop 8 passed, but we are still seen as single by the feds, thanks to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). But hallelujah: Change is afoot!

Jay Carney Rips Mitt Romney Over 'God' Attack

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's camp fired back at Mitt Romney on Sunday over comments about God's place in America. At a Saturday campaign stop in Virgi...

The Democratic Platform's 10 Best Economic Ideas

Bloomberg View | Evan Soltas | Posted 09.08.2012 | Business

Bloomberg View: While most discussion of the Democratic Party's 2012 platform has centered on God, Jerusalem and abortion, the document does offer...

Allen West Slams Challenger As Part Of Party That 'Said No To God'

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) linked his November challenger, Patrick Murphy, to the party that "said no to God" in a new ad released on Thursday. The s...

Sam Stein

Gay Marriage Stance Becomes Character Test For Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's ongoing evolution on the issue of same-sex marriage has ceased being only a topic of friction between him and t...

Sam Stein

Joe Biden Makes Major Statement On Same Sex Marriage | Sam Stein | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden became the highest-ranking official in the Obama administration to signal support for same-sex marriage on Sund...

Amanda Terkel

Former DNC Chairs Back Marriage Equality In Democratic Platform | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four former chairs of the Democratic National Committee called on the party on Wednesday to embrace marriage equality in the 2012 Democr...

Amanda Terkel

Obama, LGBT Groups Struggle Over Party Platform | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An unexpected surge in support to place same-sex marriage on the Democratic Party platform at the August convention has energized LGBT a...

Sam Stein

Democratic Governors Warn Obama Campaign To Avoid Focusing On Social Issues | Sam Stein | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some of the nation's top Democratic governors are urging party leadership to avoid getting consumed by social issues, even as focusing o...

Amanda Terkel

Senators Back Adding Marriage Equality To Democratic Party Platform | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two of President Obama's national campaign co-chairs called on the Democratic Party to endorse marriage equality in its platform on Tues...

Amanda Terkel

DNC Pushed To Incorporate Marriage Equality Into Party Platform | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An LGBT organization is calling on the Democratic Party to officially support marriage equality, launching a national campaign to get De...

Obama Would Lose Without Them (Response to HuffPo Readers)

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Sen. Barack Obama needs young voters to keep turning out at unusually high rates in order to win in November. While his campaign adeptly mobilized th...

Seth Colter Walls

Clintons Still Want To Kill Caucuses: The Latest Round | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Clintons hate the caucus system, and they want to see it die. First they finished third in Iowa. Then they were out-organized by Barack Obama's c...

The Draft Democratic Platform: Local-Meeting Attendees Weigh In

Amanda Michel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amanda Michel

Full byline below. OffTheBus Special Ops members who reported on local Democratic Party platform meetings are sending in attendees' responses to the...

OTB Under The Hood>>The Democratic Party Platform Meetings: An Initial Report

Amanda Michel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amanda Michel

More than 100 OffTheBus members reported on approximately 120 local Democratic Party Platform Meetings last week. What did they find out? Read their dispatches and our initial findings at our new project blog.

Become A Citizen Reporter on the Obama Campaign

Amanda Michel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amanda Michel

The Obama campaign is holding public Democratic Party platform meetings across the country over the next two weeks. Attend your local meeting and send us a report on the effectiveness of the campaign.