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  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren — Democrat, liberal, go-to fundraiser

    In her bid for a West Virginia Senate seat, Democrat Natalie Tennant is steering clear of President Obama, worried that his tough environmental policies and unpopularity in coal country might hurt her chances in November.
  • Families of fallen contract firefighters denied federal benefits

    WASHINGTON Mark Ransdell and seven fellow firefighters died without federal benefits 11 years ago on their way home from battling an Idaho blaze. They were contractors who had worked alongside U.S. Forest Service crews to save the Boise National Forest....

    Limited ban on anti-gay discrimination is a welcome start

    Limited ban on anti-gay discrimination is a welcome start
    That “whooshing” sound you just heard? That was President Obama making another partial end-run around Congress, also known as “the place where legislation goes to die.” Word filtered out of the White House on Monday morning...

    White House: Obama to sign order banning anti-gay discrimination

    White House: Obama to sign order banning anti-gay discrimination
    President Obama plans to sign an order banning discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees by companies that do business with the federal government, a long-sought goal of gay rights organizations. After months of calling...

    Obama to sign executive order curbing discrimination against gays

    President Obama plans to sign an executive order forbidding companies that do business with the federal government from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, fulfilling a goal that gay rights organizations...