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M Crowd’s Ray Washburne supports a Republican (but NOT Rick Perry) for president

Ray Washburne, who runs M Crowd Restaurant Group — the Dallas-based company that owns Mi Cocina, Taco Diner and other eateries — was interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition today, talking about his fundraising for GOP candidates. Seems Washburne was an … Continue reading

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FEC looking into Karger’s complaint against Fox

Fred Karger Gay presidential candidate Fred Karger says he received confirmation today from the Federal Election Commission that it is looking into a complaint he filed against Fox News owner Rupert Murdoch. Karger charges that he was excluded from an … Continue reading

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Fox continues to exclude Karger from debates

Fred Karger Fred Karger, the first openly gay person to file with the Federal Election Commission to run for president, has spent more time campaigning in New Hampshire than any other candidate and is preparing to participate in the Iowa … Continue reading

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Perry would add another extremist to GOP race

Texas governor, who would be among field’s most conservative candidates, tells Iowa newspaper that ‘I’m getting more and more comfortable every day that this is what I’ve been called to do’ CHRIS TOMLINSON | Associated Press AUSTIN — Should Rick … Continue reading

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Republican presidential candidates split over right-wing ‘Marriage Vow’

Tim Pawlenty But candidates’ refusal to sign pledge not an indication of a shift in views on gay marriage LISA KEEN | Keen News Service lisakeen@me.com The campaigns of Republican presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney and four other GOP presidential candidates … Continue reading

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Gov. Perry may be the answer to some people’s prayers, but will it earn him a gay glitter-bomb?

Tom Schlueter (via Twitter) Right Wing Watch reports that one of the groups that’s endorsed Gov. Rick Perry’s Day of Prayer believes Perry is actually an answer to its prayers. In an article defending the event funded by the American … Continue reading

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Poll: Gov. Perry, President Obama tied in Texas

Gov. Rick Perry If Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry runs for president, he may have a hard time winning his own state. A hypothetical matchup between Perry and President Barack Obama shows them tied in Texas, with each capturing 45 … Continue reading

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Target CEO defends donations aiding anti-gay candidate for governor in Minnesota

MARTIGA LOHN  |  Associated Press Writer ST. PAUL, Minn. — Target Corp.’s CEO on Tuesday, July 27 defended the discount retailer’s political donations to a Minnesota group helping the state’s Republican candidate for governor, telling employees at its Minneapolis headquarters … Continue reading

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