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Tuesday, den 5. February 2013

Welcome to The Morning Pride, ThinkProgress LGBT’s daily round-up of the latest in LGBT policy, politics, and some culture too! Here’s what we’re reading this morning, but please let us know what stories you’re following as well.

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Thursday, den 31. January 2013

A new Quinnipiac poll has found that a plurality of Pennsylvania voters support marriage equality, with 47 percent in favor and 43 percent opposed. As has been the case in other states, support is stronger among women (50-40), Democrats (65-27), and independent voters (51-38). Currently, Pennsylvania does not offer any form of legal recognition for same-sex couples

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Monday, den 10. September 2012

To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here. I used to be a serious Republican, moderate and business-oriented, who planned for a public-service career in Republican politics.  But I am a Republican no longer.

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Monday, den 10. September 2012

The Republican Party’s war on Democratic voting blocks is like a game of three-dimensional chess in which their strategies are intended to remain dormant until Election Day, and in the following days when votes are officially counted. But their game plan is simple. They want to discourage voters by complicating every step for new and existing voters from specific blue cohorts, such as students, poor people and minorities

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Monday, den 10. September 2012

Chicago teachers could hardly be more united in their disgust at Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s assault on public education. More than 98 percent voted to authorize a strike, which union activists say is as much about defending students and parents as it is about the economics of their contract. And while school has already started in the Windy City, the nation’s third largest school system could be shut down by next week, setting off a confrontation between a militant rank-and-file teacher movement and the mainstream of the labor movement and its allies, the Democratic Party

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Monday, den 10. September 2012

  The following article first appeared at Working In These Times , the labor blog of In These Times magazine.

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Saturday, den 8. September 2012

This story was originally posted on the Atlantic.    The judge peered down at Ashley Derrick from the bench and scolded her for being late to a 9 a.m. hearing in his Garland, Texas, courtroom.

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Friday, den 7. September 2012

On a Saturday afternoon last February, journalist Carl Bernstein got up on stage at the grand ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria  in Manhattan and delivered a speech questioning the listing of an obscure Iranian group called the Mujahadin-e Khalq (MEK) on the U.S.

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Friday, den 7. September 2012

  Want more on contemporary culture and gender roles? Visit  Role/Reboot .   Until I left for college when I was 17, I had this weird tendency to look out the window of my bedroom at the parking lot of the movie store across the street from our house, to see if the store was closed yet.

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Thursday, den 6. September 2012

So as Democrats gather to launch the stretch run of the 2012 election cycle, those Foxy “friends” of the Donkey Party, Pat Caddell and Doug Schoen, take advantage of one last opportunity to tell their former compatriots they should make a U-turn and embrace their inner Paul Ryan. And they do so, of course, in that go-to authority for all progressives, the op-ed pages of the Wall Street Journal . Drawing on their many years of experience, Caddell and Schoen offer this brilliant analysis of the race: What voters are looking for—and particularly what swing ­voters, independents, and disillusioned Obama voters are looking for—is a new direction for America based on fiscal discipline, a balanced budget, and economic growth and leadership.

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