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Celebrity Surgeon Dr. Oz Running for Senate in Pennsylvania

Celebrity Surgeon Dr. Oz Running for Senate in Pennsylvania

By Marc Levy | Dec 1, 2021

Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV's "Dr. Oz Show" after rocketing to fame on Oprah Winfrey's show, announced Tuesday that he is running for Pennsylvania's open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican.

Biden HIV/AIDS Strategy Calls Racism 'Public Health Threat'

Biden HIV/AIDS Strategy Calls Racism 'Public Health Threat'

Dec 1, 2021

The Biden administration in its new HIV/AIDS strategy calls racism "a public health threat" that must be fully recognized as the world looks to end the epidemic.

Biden Pushes Shots, Not More Restrictions as Omicron Variant Speeds

Biden Pushes Shots, Not More Restrictions as Omicron Variant Speeds

By Zeke Miller | Nov 29, 2021

President Joe Biden will urge Americans to get vaccinated and to receive a booster shot as he seeks to quell concerns Monday over the new COVID-19 variant omicron.

Matthew McConaughey Won't Run for Texas Governor in 2022

Matthew McConaughey Won't Run for Texas Governor in 2022

Nov 29, 2021

Actor Matthew McConaughey isn't running for Texas governor after months of publicly flirting with the idea of becoming the latest celebrity candidate.

Watch: Rachel Maddow Calls Proud Boys, Oath Keepers Names 'Really Gay'

Watch: Rachel Maddow Calls Proud Boys, Oath Keepers Names 'Really Gay'

By Emell Adolphus | Nov 25, 2021

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow says Proud Boys and Oath Keepers names "sound really gay." She recommended "Lesbian Avengers" as an alternative name for the groups.

Watch: Marjorie Taylor-Greene Criticizes GOP Chair for LGBTQ Outreach

Watch: Marjorie Taylor-Greene Criticizes GOP Chair for LGBTQ Outreach

Nov 22, 2021

Ronna McDaniel, chair of the Republican National Committee, recently spearheaded an LGBT "Pride Coalition" and slammed by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene.

Did GOP Pol Suggest LGBTQ Violence is the 'Normal Consequences' of a 'Lifestyle Choice?'

Did GOP Pol Suggest LGBTQ Violence is the 'Normal Consequences' of a 'Lifestyle Choice?'

Nov 22, 2021

A GOP Montana lawmaker is being questioned about remarks she made about gay people's fears of PDAs.

Watch: NC Lt. Gov. Claims Straight People Are 'Superior' to Gay People

Watch: NC Lt. Gov. Claims Straight People Are 'Superior' to Gay People

Nov 21, 2021

NC Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson again made disparaging remarks about LGBTQ+ people, this time at a Winston-Salem church.

Biden's Political Standing Fuels Democratic Worry About 2024

Biden's Political Standing Fuels Democratic Worry About 2024

By Steve Peoples | Nov 21, 2021

It was supposed to be a moment of triumph for Joe Biden.

As Biden's Big Bill Advances, so Does Pelosi's Big Legacy

As Biden's Big Bill Advances, so Does Pelosi's Big Legacy

By Lisa Mascaro | Nov 20, 2021

Deep into the grueling negotiations over President Joe Biden's big domestic policy package, when it seemed that bickering among Democrats would never stop, Speaker Nancy Pelosi let everyone in on a little secret.

Newsmax Host Says Being Gay is a Full-Time Job for Pete Buttigieg

Newsmax Host Says Being Gay is a Full-Time Job for Pete Buttigieg

Nov 15, 2021

Is being gay a full-time job? Newsmax host Greg Kelly thinks so, and accuses Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg of getting the cabinet post because he is gay.

Democrat Beto O'Rourke Running for Texas Governor in 2022

Democrat Beto O'Rourke Running for Texas Governor in 2022

By Paul J. Weber | Nov 15, 2021

Democrat Beto O'Rourke is running for governor of Texas, pursuing a blue breakthrough in America's biggest red state after his star-making U.S. Senate campaign in 2018 put him closer than anyone else in decades.

South Dakota Governor Formally Launches Reelection Campaign

South Dakota Governor Formally Launches Reelection Campaign

Nov 15, 2021

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, who's considered a rising star in the Republican Party, formally launched her reelection campaign Friday.

Buttigieg's Star Rises as $1T Biden Agenda Shifts Toward Him

Buttigieg's Star Rises as $1T Biden Agenda Shifts Toward Him

By Hope Yen, Tom Beaumont and Josh Boak | Nov 14, 2021

Pete Buttigieg, the transportation secretary, holds the purse strings to much of President Joe Biden's $1 trillion infrastructure package.

Sinema's Shift: 'Prada Socialist' to Corporate Donor Magnet

Sinema's Shift: 'Prada Socialist' to Corporate Donor Magnet

By Brian Slodysko | Nov 13, 2021

Once a self-styled "Prada socialist" labeled as "too extreme" by Arizona's Democratic Party, Kyrsten Sinema has found new power as a centrist in a 50-50 Senate where there are no votes to spare.

Kimi Cole Aims to Be First Trans Politician to Win a Statewide Race

Kimi Cole Aims to Be First Trans Politician to Win a Statewide Race

By Sam Metz | Nov 12, 2021

Nevada Democrat Kimi Cole wants to become the country's first openly transgender politician elected to a statewide office.

Watch: Log Cabin Republicans Honor LGBTQ+ 'Advocate' Melania Trump

Watch: Log Cabin Republicans Honor LGBTQ+ 'Advocate' Melania Trump

Nov 11, 2021

The LGBTQ+ GOP group the Log Cabin Republicans honored Melania Trump with their "Spirit of Lincoln" award.

Michigan AG Says She Drank Too Much At Football Tailgate Today

Michigan AG Says She Drank Too Much At Football Tailgate Today

Nov 11, 2021

Michigan's attorney general apologized Wednesday and said she drank too much booze before last month's Michigan-Michigan State football game.

Biden Hails Infrastructure Win as 'Monumental Step Forward'

Biden Hails Infrastructure Win as 'Monumental Step Forward'

By Alan Fram | Nov 7, 2021

President Joe Biden on Saturday hailed Congress' passage of his $1 trillion infrastructure package as a "monumental step forward for the nation."

Voting Distrust Likely to Continue Despite Smooth Election

Voting Distrust Likely to Continue Despite Smooth Election

By Christina A. Cassidy | Nov 7, 2021

The first major election day following a year of relentless attacks on voting rights and election officials went off largely without a hitch.

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