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James Hormel

Confirm Chuck Hagel For Secretary Of Defense

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 03.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Peter D. Rosenstein

I am willing to accept his apology, which Ambassador Hormel has now accepted, even if reluctantly, because Hagel will work for President Obama, and I don't believe the president would nominate anyone to this sensitive position who will not be supportive of the LGBT community.

Amanda Terkel

Gay GOP Group Goes After Chuck Hagel | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama is set to nominate former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) as defense secretary, the Log Cabin Republicans have relea...

Amanda Terkel

Barney Frank 'Strongly Opposes' Chuck Hagel As Defense Secretary | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Outgoing Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) announced on Monday that he "strongly opposes" the potential nomination of Chuck Hagel as Defense S...

Chuck Hagel Apologizes For 'Insensitive' Gay Comments

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) released a statement Friday apologizing for comments he made over a decade ago about a gay ambassadorial nominee. ...

First Gay U.S. Ambassador Reflects On Life, Activism And Philanthropy

Windy City Times | Tracy Balm | Posted 01.08.2012 | Gay Voices

James Hormel, born in 1933 in the heart of the Depression, was mostly sheltered from the economic crisis facing the United States. However, despite be...