UPDATED: Obama for America announced today that former President Bill Clinton will hold a grassroots event in Waukesha Nov. 1 to rally supporters for the president's re-election.
Details on the campaign event in Wisconsin are forthcoming.
Brad Pitt has donated up to $100,000 to support the Human Rights Campaign's marriage equality efforts on Nov. 6.
The actor agreed to match contributions from HRC members and supporters up to $100,000 for campaign resources in the four states facing gay marriage questions on the Nov. 6 ballot – Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington state.
UPDATED: A gay volunteer for Republican Chad Lee's congressional campaign told the Madison Police Department this week that he recanted the claim he was beaten by an unknown assailant at his home on Oct. 24.
The MPD, in an updated incident report on Oct. 29, said, Kyle Wood of Madison met with the MPD that day. The report said, "In an interview this afternoon with Madison Police detectives, the victim in this case recanted his earlier statements in regards to this crime. This crime, alleged to have occurred on High Street in the South Police District, will be cleared as 'Unfounded' for case reporting purposes. Once follow up investigation is completed, MPD's case file will be reviewed with Dane County District Attorney's Office."
In seven elections, Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson secured 1.1 million Idaho residents’ votes to send him to Congress. His Democratic rivals? Fewer than 500,000.
Only once did Simpson win less than 62 percent, his inaugural 1998 run when he beat former Democratic Congressman Richard Stallings. On average, Simpson wins by 36 percentage points with Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District voters.
Voters in some U.S. states will get a chance on Election Day to decide intriguing topics that President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney have ignored, including death penalty repeal, marijuana legalization and assisted suicide.
In all, there are 176 measures on the Nov. 6 ballots in 38 states, according to the Initiative and Referendum Institute at the University of Southern California.
Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill has launched a Halloween-week ad casting Republican challenger Todd Akin as "scary" because of his remarks about "legitimate rape."
Akin, meanwhile, is gaining some outside help in his quest to oust Missouri's senior senator.
As they celebrate the Giants’ World Series win, San Francisco supervisors on Oct. 30 were set to offer a resolution endorsing a national campaign against homophobia in sports.
At a press conference at city hall, city and county officials were expected to endorse The Last Closet, a campaign focused on encouraging athletes to come out in pro sports – and encouraging the leagues to support them.
The word “homosexual” was rarely uttered in public when Louise Pardee was growing up, but now the 81-year-old is dialing up fellow Minnesota senior citizens trying to convince them gay relationships are nothing to fear.
“Often I find myself saying, ‘I know this isn’t an easy thing to talk about,’” Pardee said, between calls at a phone bank in suburban St. Paul set up to fight a proposed constitutional ban on gay marriage.
Anderson Cooper's daytime talk show will be wrapping after two seasons.
Warner Bros. said this week that the marketplace made it increasingly difficult for "Anderson Live" to "break through" to viewers despite format changes.
The U.S. Supreme Court this week refused to take up an Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling that said a proposal to grant “personhood” to human embryos would be an improper ban on abortion.
The proposed constitutional amendment, which was never considered by voters, would have given human embryos the rights and privileges of citizens in Oklahoma and was called “clearly unconstitutional” by the state Supreme Court in an April ruling.
Segregation is still mandated by the Alabama Constitution, and voters on Nov. 6 will get only their second chance in years to eliminate an anachronism that still exists on paper.
Election Day in this Deep South state could be the day Alabama amends history.
A Christian religious leader lost no time in proclaiming Hurricane Sandy to be proof that “God is systematically destroying America” as judgment for the “homosexual agenda.”
John McTernan drew the same conclusion about Hurricane Katrina (2005) and Isaac (2012), both of which hit during New Orleans’ gay Southern Decadence event, he pointed out.