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Craig James sues Fox Sports for religious discrimination

Craig James, who ran for the U.S. Senate Republican nomination against Ted Cruz, sued Fox Sports after he was fired from his analyst position after just one day on the air.

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Alameel addresses Stonewall as LGBT equality advocate

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate David Alameel attended the Stonewall Democrats meeting on Tuesday, the first time he has had contact with the state’s largest Democratic organization. He faces Kesha Rodgers in a runoff. The Texas Democratic Party has issued a warning against Rodgers whose main platform is impeaching President Obama.

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Former U.S. Senate candidate Craig James goes to work for hate group

Former SMU football player and candidate for U.S. Senate Craig James has taken a job with Family Research Council, listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center. He will become assistant to the hate group’s President Tony Perkins.

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ENDA passes U.S. Senate

The Employment Non-Discrimination Act passed the Senate 64–32. Four senators were absent.

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Libertarian Senate candidate from Dallas backs marriage equality

John Jay Myers appears on the ballot in the U.S. Senate race in Texas. He began airing a 30-second spot that will be shown around the state. His YouTube page says that a $5 donation allows the ad to be broadcast one time, so he’s shooting for smaller markets at off-peak times.

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State Sen. John Carona suggests colleague, likely opponent in lieutenant governor’s race is gay

State Sen. John Carona, R-Dallas, allegedly spread word in the Texas Senate that fellow Republican Dan Patrick is having marital problems.

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Craig James: I’m not a Nazi

A while back Resource Center Dallas’ Rafael McDonnell pointed out that Republican U.S. Senate candidate Craig James had hired an openly gay campaign consultant, the legendary Arthur Finkelstein. Finkelstein, who married his partner in Massachusetts in 2005, has worked for … Continue reading

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WATCH: Craig James suggests his opposition to civil unions is rooted in the Ten Commandments

U.S. Senate hopeful Craig James said his opposition to legal benefits for same-sex couples is rooted in the Ten Commandments.

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Top 10: City elections proved groundbreaking for LGBT community

No. 2 With former Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert announcing that he was stepping down early to run for the U.S. Senate, and longtime Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief announcing he would not be running for re-election, candidates were lining up … Continue reading

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Judiciary committee passes measure to repeal DOMA

Sponsor acknowledges votes aren’t there yet to get Respect for Marriage Act approved by Senate Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service lisakeen@me.com The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Nov. 10, voted to recommend passage of a bill to repeal … Continue reading

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