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Democrats look to wreak havoc in GOP primaries – POLITICO

With firebrand Republicans launching campaigns for Senate, Democrats see a chance to capitalize. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Democrats are looking to revive a little Todd Akin magic in 2018. With Republican Senate primaries from West Virginia to Montana promising to pit Trump-inspired insurgents against more mainstream candidates, Democrats are considering ways …

A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rights

Legislation has been proposed in states across the country addressing the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, including some proposals that critics say would legalize discrimination. Many of the proposals would protect clergy, businesses and those who decline to employ or serve people based on religious beliefs. Eleven …