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Is America Ready for Gay President? Iowa Casts First Votes

DES MOINES, Iowa — The question posed to Pete Buttigieg — gay, married and running for president — came from a supporter at an Iowa campaign stop: What should he tell friends who say America isn't ready to elect a gay man as president? "The world will be wa...
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Buttigieg, Biden Represent Democrats’ Generational Divide

LACONIA, N.H. — Amy McInerney at first saw Joe Biden as Democrats' best hope to beat President Donald Trump — an experienced politician with the potential to peel off some of Trump's working-class supporters. Then she heard Pete Buttigieg speak. "A lot of t...
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Buttigieg Criticized at Emotional Town Hall After Shooting

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced criticism Sunday from angry residents of South Bend, Indiana, at an emotional town hall meeting a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man in the city where he is mayor...
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50 Years After Stonewall, LGBT Rights Are a Work in Progress

NEW YORK — They didn't set out to change history; they weren't the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. "Mobs of gays and lesbians were running around angry and confused, but we all knew that something had sparked a change in our world. We've come...