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First Woman To Represent Nevada In Congress Dies

AP | MICHELLE RINDELS | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- Barbara Vucanovich, who was the first woman to represent Nevada in Congress and went on to serve the sprawling, rural 2nd Congressional D...

The Challenges Of Being A Gay Member Of Congress

Andrew Longhi | Posted 06.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Andrew Longhi

These seven LGBT lawmakers are part of a community that, until recently, has been invisible on the national stage. With few of their peers willing to advance LGBT-affirming legislation, the onus is on them make our presence not only heard but integral to political debate.