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All posts tagged "victory fund"

  • Victory Fund Leadership Awards [video]

    On Wednesday evening, September 29, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was the honoree at the Victory Fund's 10th annual Gay & Lesbian Leadership Awards. After introductions...

  • Pelosi: DADT “will be gone by the end of the year”

    Photo: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi addresses the crowd at the Victory Fund’s Gay & Lesbian Leadership Awards, where she was the honored guest. (Photo by...

  • Legislatively Lacking

    The House Agriculture Committee has no out lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender representation. Then again, nor do the House Appropriations, Armed Services, Budget, Foreign Affairs,...

  • Commissions Calling

    Plenty of people are looking for work during this recession of double-digit unemployment rates. But how many might be looking for unpaid positions? The Presidential...

  • Brunch Buddy, Part 1 [video]

    Houston Mayor Annise Parker (D) was a featured speaker at the Victory Fund's Champagne Brunch, held at the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel on Sunday, April 18....

  • ENDA Vote Coming Soon

    Legislation aimed at ending employment discrimination against LGBT people will be marked up in committee ''this week or next,'' according to Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.)....

  • D.C.'s Countdown to Destiny

    There have been other Inauguration Days in U.S. history and many are yet to come. But on Jan. 20, 2009, America will break a long...

  • The Stein Stamp

    With the close of its June 18 meeting, the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, one of the District's most influential political clubs, finalized its current slate...

  • Reticent and Respected

    Brian A. Johnson may not be a big name in politics. To many, he may not be a big name at all. But if you...

  • Victory in the Heart of Texas

    As a small child growing up in a poor family in San Antonio, Lupe Valdez remembers her father picking through the fruits and vegetables thrown...

  • Next Exit 4 Years: Mapping a New Direction

    Los Angeles and New York may be the country's cultural poles, but Washington sets the tone. The web of executive decisions, bureaucratic regulations, Supreme Court...

  • On the Ballot

    ''Remember those commercials, ‘Give it to Mikey, he'll eat anything'?'' Chuck Wolfe laughs as he describes his early political days as the openly gay member...