My latest column has been posted to the website of Britain’s Pride Life magazine, in which I discuss the blessedly final days of the presidential campaign, Trump’s threat to LGBT rights, and the theory that there are “hidden” Trump voters. Show More Summary
The nation’s largest LGBT rights group on Tuesday began running stinging ads that ask voters who know a gay person how they can possibly vote for Donald Trump. The digital ads, produced by the Human Rights Campaign and featuring a mother who lost her son in the June massacre at a gay dance club in…
The Democratic Party could take back the Senate in two weeks. And if a new report is right, liberals can thank Donald Trump's unconventional campaign. An analyst for the Cook Political Report wrote Tuesday the group expects Democrats to pick up between five and seven Senate seats this November. Show More Summary
Get ready to debunk the latest myth about the presidential nominee's record on global LGBT rights.
by Dan Savage Working Washington rightly dinged me for this: If I were gonna divvy up credit for Seattle's $15 minimum wage, I'd award 70% of it Kshama Sawant, who made the fight for $15 the centerpiece of her first campaign, and 40%...Show More Summary
Wells Fargo, staggered by a scandal tied to bogus consumer accounts and allegations of identity theft, is responding like most big companies with a sullied reputation: with an ad campaign promising to “make things right” for its alleged victims, without being too specific about how. The campaign...
Now that Trump's campaign has been regularly posting live streams to Facebook from Trump Towers, there isn't much to guess about what Trump TV would look like. Twitter, however, has been way more interested in what Trump TV wouldn't look like. Show More Summary
Wells Fargo has launched a new advertising campaign to address the company's ongoing sales practices scandal and what it is doing to make things right for its customers. The campaign, which launched... To view the full story, click the title link.
Hillary Clinton, 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, gives a thumbs up to the crowd right before walking off stage during a campaign rally in Cleveland on Oct. 21. One of her supporters, Lisa Baron Blue, told a crowd of fellow trial lawyers last week that she is interviewing for a job [...]
It has been a long time since a popular, term-limited president has campaigned vigorously on behalf of his presumptive heir. Bill Clinton famously refrained from campaigning for Al Gore, at Gore’s request, and Ronald Reagan was a surprisingly quiet surrogate for George H. Show More Summary
Bernie Sanders said he has no right to criticize Hillary Clinton's campaign for mocking him in newly released WikiLeaks emails. Why? Because his...
October 25, 2016—The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran calls on Iran’s Judiciary to immediately release on bail the unjustly imprisoned Iranian-American dual citizens Siamak Namazi and his father, Bagher Namazi, and allow them to prepare for the Appeals Court with legal counsel and full due process. Without providing further details, Tehran Prosecutor Abbas […]
Because Trump is a bad boss, check out today's mid-day links: NY Times vows, Trump campaign manager cry for help, sexist men, virtual reality groping, Alt Right trolls for Trump, and dogs who hate Halloween. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. Show More Summary
One of the survivors of the Pulse massacre in Orlando stars in a new pro-Hillary Clinton campaign ad released on Monday. The Human Rights campaign created the digital ad which will target voters in swing-state Florida. Ricardo Negron-Almodovar, an Or… Read The post Pulse Survivor Explains Why Your Vote Matters in New Pro-Hillary Ad – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Via press release: Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, released a new digital ad in Florida: “Ricardo.” It features Ricardo Negron-Almodovar,...Show More Summary
Last month, we took a look at some of the most bizarre crowdfunding campaigns out there. Among our selections was the Candwich, a sandwich that comes neatly packaged inside a can. Strange idea, right? Well, Mark One Foods founder Mark Kirkland doesn't think so, and he issued us a challenge to try one and see if it didn't change our tune. Show More Summary
Obama was unsparing in his criticism of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, describing the billionaire businessman as unfit to serve as president. Obama said that for years, Republican politicians and far right media outlets have served up "all kinds of crazy stuff" about him, Clinton and Sen. Harry Reid, the Nevadan who leads Senate Democrats.
For someone who claims that this entire presidential cycle is completely rigged against him, Donald Trump is maintaining a very strong campaign schedule – and even expanding it in these … Click to Continue »
Though AT&T and Time Warner were probably expecting it, their stunning $85 billion merger deal announced this weekend has politicians left and right expressing concerns about the antitrust implications. The campaign of Hillary Clinton said she would want the deal to be thoroughly reviewed by the U.S. Department of Justice. “But certainly she thinks regulators should […]
NAPLES, Fla. — Donald Trump does not campaign on Sundays. He’s willing to campaign nearly nonstop during the week, hopping from state to state and attending several events in one day — just not on Sundays. He made some exceptions early in the primary season, as pundits predicted incorrectly that his massive rallies would not translate […]