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How These Gay and Bisexual Members of Congress Sold Out Desperate LGBT Syrian Refugees

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.25.2015 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Equality should be the standard for anyone in the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus. And Polis, Sinema and Maloney failed miserably at meeting that standard.

Amanda Terkel

ENDA's Not Dead Yet! Bill's Sponsor Says Republicans Quietly Back It | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) is confident that if House Republican leaders allow a vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, it will ...

Dem Congressman Says He'd Be 'Happy' To See Holder Go

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

After the U.S. Justice Department's marijuana crackdowns, spying on reporters and aggressive prosecution of Internet activist Aaron Swartz, it seems A...

Drug Czar Kerlikowske on His Way Out

Eric E. Sterling | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics
Eric E. Sterling

This morning, President Obama nominated Gil Kerlikowske, the director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, to be the Customs Commissioner. Kerlikowske has been an unimaginative drug czar, often invisible. His departure is good news for drug policy.

'Marijuana, Jared Polis'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

Associating with popular individuals -- whether they're celebrities, local leaders or other politicians -- is a key strategy in any political campaign...

Lundberg Wins GOP Primary, Will Face Polis

Posted 06.27.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic: “Jared Polis is a far left-wing candidate but Kevin Lundberg is even farther out on the right,” s...

Colorado's First June Primary Today

Posted 06.26.2012 | Denver

Colorado's first June primary election has been taking the backseat to fire news with candidates hesitant to campaign while homes are being evacuated....

Polis Wants 1,000 Feet Between Schools And Fracking Rigs

The Colorado Independent | Posted 06.20.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: BOULDER — There are a lot of opinions on how far hydraulic fracturing should be from schools. One re...

Jennifer Bendery

Democratic Lawmaker Warns Of 'Zombies' In Transportation Bill | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) took on a brave new title on Wednesday: zombie killer. Standing alongside a giant photograph of a highway...

Rep. Polis Burns DEA's Chief Roach

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.01.2012 | Denver

Colorado's new top DEA Agent Barbra Roach may be a fresh arrival to the state, but that hasn't stopped her from getting burned. Rep. Jared Polis (D-C...

PHOTOS: Who Will Be The Next Barney Frank?

Posted 12.06.2011 | Gay Voices

Liberal champion Barney Frank's decision not to seek re-election has been deemed a considerable blow to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) ...

No Country for Brown Women

Pablo Manriquez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pablo Manriquez

On 11 February 2009, Celia Alejandra Alvarez-Herrera was arrested by an Arizona sheriff's deputy in a workplace raid during which her jaw was dislocated against a wall.

Gay Congress Members Still Face Inequality

Advocate | Kerry Eleveld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When the partner of freshman Colorado congressman Jared Polis went to get his Congressional Spouse ID last February at Member Services, he thought the...

Slogging Towards Repeal

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

The nation's armed forces are stretched thin, very thin. Repeal of DADT is a national security issue, first and last.