Celebrities showered him with support for his historic win. And just hours after gay couples began exchanging vows on Monday, Christie announced that he was withdrawing his appeal. Wyoming pays more money per student than most states and the GOP has argued that test scores don't justify the spending. As Governor, vetoed a bill allowing same-sex marriage. Scott Wagner, are both independently wealthy business owners from York County, about two hours from Philadelphia. Edmondson wants to roll back taxes to previous levels to fund education.
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Celebrities showered him with support for his historic win. CNN commentator Van Jones described the new Congress as one that will be younger, browner and cooler, with more women and veterans. The court decided to uphold the law, and I think the decision that was made was flawed legally. Evers has focused his campaign on health care , criticizing Walker for approving Wisconsin's participation in a lawsuit that seeks to overturn the Affordable Care Act. Asa Hutchinson is one of the country's most popular governors, with a 58 percent approval rating , according to one recent poll. Now It's Time for Congress to Act. Kansas In Kansas, it's complicated.
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The five-term congressman, 43, who defeated Republican Walker Stapleton, was open about his sexual orientation during the campaign, often referring to it in his criticism of President Donald Trump. Wyoming In Wyoming, the issues in the gubernatorial election have been revenue, health care and education funding. And more surprising still Corbyn stages cross party talks with anti-Brexit leaders and meets Remain MPs amid mounting push for a Texas A blue wave may affect races around the country, and even a few in Texas, but so far polls have shown this contest is immune. He warned that we may not see enough LGBTQ officials elected on the state level to replace the ones leaving office this year, thus producing a stagnation or even slight decline in the overall numbers. Published Wednesday, Nov.
Bush, who closely wedded himself to Trump on virtually every issue - even refusing to condemn the Trump administration's immigrant family separation policies - except trade, where he opposes tariffs that could produce a trade war and harm Colorado industries. Kate Brown, who identifies as bisexual. They never have to do anything. Skip to content , or skip to search. The midterm election saw record numbers of LGBT candidates running for and winning elections at all levels of government, from school boards to state legislatures to Congress.
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