Marriage Equality History Made as Same-Sex Marriage Approved in Maine and Maryland

By: Wednesday November 7, 2012 12:02 am

Marriage equality history was made yesterday in Maine and Maryland. For the first time ever the electorate in a state has voted to grant same-sex couples the right to get married instead of voting to take it away. A truly remarkable political and social transformation has occurred.

Maryland’s Anti-Marriage Equality Referendum Losing in New Poll

By: Thursday August 2, 2012 2:07 pm

The State of Maryland may soon legalize same-sex marriage. Earlier this year the state legislature passed a new law allowing same-sex marriage but it won’t go into effect unless the voters of the state reject a veto referendum put on the ballot by opponents. A poll released by Marylanders for Marriage Equality indicates the electorate [...]

Marriage Equality Law Looks Safe in Maryland

By: Thursday May 24, 2012 12:06 pm

Earlier this year the Maryland legislature approved a new law allowing for same-sex marriage starting in January 2013, but opponents vowed to gather signatures to put the law to a public referendum. Given that polling on the issue was very close at the time of passage and given the poor track record of same-sex marriage [...]

Bully Pulpit Sometimes Can Make a Difference

By: Thursday May 17, 2012 12:36 pm

The ability of a President to sway broad popular opinion or change the minds of his opponents on a big issue with a speech is fairly limited, but that doesn’t mean that in certain situations the bully pulpit can’t be very powerful. The President can bring a huge amount of focus to a previously overlooked [...]

Marriage Equality Was Already Guaranteed to Be an Issue this November

By: Thursday May 10, 2012 12:41 pm

Even before President Obama announced his personal support for marriage equality, the political issue of gay marriage was going to be unavoidable this November. Gay marriage was already guaranteed to be part of the political discourse this cycle because it was already on the ballot in at least two states this November. In Maine the [...]

Wisconsin, Maryland, DC Primary Primer

By: Tuesday April 3, 2012 3:30 pm

Voters are currently going to the polls to vote in the Republican primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia.  So far it looks like it should be a very good night for Mitt Romney. DC and Maryland polls close at 8 pm Eastern; Wisconsin polls close at 9 pm Eastern. In Maryland Romney [...]

Romney Leading in Both Wisconsin and Maryland

By: Monday April 2, 2012 10:13 am

Heading into the Wisconsin and Maryland primaries tomorrow Mitt Romney holds a solid lead over Rick Santorum in both states according to Public Policy Polling. In Wisconsin Romney leads by seven, and in Maryland he leads by a very impressive 25 points. Mitt Romney looks to be headed for another pair of victories in Tuesday’s [...]

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