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Key mid-term race to watch is the Kentucky senate, where prospects for ENDA could hinge on McConnell
Most of the pundits are saying Republicans will take over the U.S. Senate and keep the House in the November 4 elections. If they’re right –and there is some room for doubt—the Employment Non-Discrimination Act will likely have to undergo
A dark cloud is hovering over the Employment Non-Discrimination Act just as the U.S. Senate is poised, on Thursday afternoon, to pass the legislation for the first time in the measure’s 19-year history. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid moved Wednesday afternoon
Illinois becomes 15th state to provide marriage equality. Hawaii bill advances over another hurdle. Openly gay legislator becomes Seattle's first openly gay mayor. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid goads House Speaker John Boehner. And more...
ENDA now has a pretty solid 60 votes in the Senate to overcome any filibuster attempt to block a vote. Equality Florida lobbied aggressively for Senator Bill Nelson to co-sponsor and now all Democrats are ready to back the bill.
With one sentence, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid promised, during his remarks on the floor Monday, that he will bring the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to the Senate floor during the current Senate work period.
More than 1,800 people turned out Monday to express their views on Hawaii's proposed marriage equality bill. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he'll bring ENDA to the floor soon. Russian activist proposes rainbows as a corporate protest. And more...
The International Olympic Committee's new president is side-stepping the giant gap in the IOC's non-discrimination policy. Senator Tammy Baldwin wins a gold medal of sorts in the Senate. Anti-gay activist Tony Perkins gets a boost for a threatened Congressional bid.
The U.S. Senate’s first and only openly gay member was presiding over the august body August 1 when Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took the unprecedented tact of telling his colleagues to “sit down and shut up.”
A casual listener to U.S. Senate debate Thursday (April 26) would not have heard the skirmish over protections for LGBT victims of domestic abuse.