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WATCH: Smirking McConnell Finds It Amusing He and Obama ‘Both Are the Descendants of Slave Holders’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appears to be enjoying late Monday’s news that his great grandfathers were slave owners. Tuesday afternoon, asked by reporters about his family having owned at least 14 slaves, the Kentucky Republican appeared prepared for the question, noting he and former President Barack Obama have that in common. “You know I found myself once again in the same position as President Obama,” McConnell said with a smirk. “We both oppose reparations and we both are the descendants of slave holders.” Last month McConnell stood on the...
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Obama Praises Sikh Man Who Wore Rainbow Turban For Pride: ‘You’ve Got A Lot To Be Proud Of’

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); In a touching tweet, former President Barack Obama praised Jiwandeep Kohli for posting a now-viral photo in a rainbow turban to celebrate his identity as a bisexual Sikh during Pride Month. Obama told Kohli, a clinical psychology graduate student and former contestant on “The Great American Baking Show,” that he had “a lot to be proud of.” “Thanks for everything you do to make this country a little more equal. Turban looks great, by the way,” the former president wrote. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({});...
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Obama Gets Standing Ovation at Game 2 of NBA Finals: WATCH

Former President Barack Obama got a standing ovation in Toronto while attending Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday. Presidential welcome.#WeTheNorth | @BarackObama— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) June 3, 2019 The post Obama Gets Standing Ovation at Game 2 of NBA Finals: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad Gay News.
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DOJ Advances Trump’s War on ObamaCare – Urges Court to Strike Down Entire Law

Millions of Americans Would Be Harmed The Trump administration is moving forward with its plan to completely invalidate and eliminate the Affordable Care Act, including the ObamaCare health insurance exchanges, Medicaid expansion, and protections for people with pre-existing conditions. The Dept. of Justice is not only refusing to defend the Affordable Care Act in court in a lawsuit brought by the attorneys general of Texas and about a dozen red states, but it has taken that lawsuit and is now using it as a tool to get rid of ObamaCare. The...
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Rod Rosenstein Slams Barack Obama Over Russia’s Attack on the US Election

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein attacked former President Barack Obama Thursday night, claiming he did not do enough to stop Russia’s attack on the U.S. election. “Some critical decisions about the Russia investigation were made before I got there,” Rosenstein said, referring to when he was appointed to oversee the Mueller investigation. “The previous Administration chose not to publicize the full story about Russian computer hackers and social media trolls, and how they relate to a broader strategy to undermine America,” Rosenstein said of President Barack Obama and his administration....
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Joe Biden is running for president, but is he the best choice for LGBTQ Democrats?

The former vice president embodies all of the Democratic party's evolution since the 1970s - including on LGBTQ rights.
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