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Online Extra: Bloomberg brings White House bid to Oakland

Online Extra: Bloomberg brings White House bid to Oakland

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg brought his presidential campaign to the East Bay Friday, and while he didn't pick up an endorsement from Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, he did excite a small crowd that met at Everett & Jones Barbecue.

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By Lisa Keen | January 15, 2020

Political observers gave Senator Elizabeth Warren (Massachusetts) high marks in Tuesday night's Democratic presidential debate — the last one before the first voting, at the February 3 Iowa caucuses.

By Lisa Keen | January 13, 2020

A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has unanimously upheld a national injunction to stop the U.S. Air Force from discharging service members just because they have HIV infection.


By Lisa Keen | December 23, 2019

Same-sex marriage was the decade's top LGBT story.

By Lisa Keen | December 20, 2019

Gay Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg was under fierce attack Thursday night in the sixth Democratic debate.


By Lisa Keen | December 18, 2019

One might argue that 2019 was a pretty good year for LGBT people. Others might argue that 2019 was a year of looming and unresolved battles over the heart and soul of American democracy.

By Lisa Keen | December 11, 2019

The Senate voted 53-40 Tuesday afternoon to confirm a gay man to the nation's largest federal appeals court.


By Lisa Keen | December 4, 2019

California Senator Kamala Harris withdrew from the Democratic presidential field Tuesday, saying her campaign "simply doesn't have the financial resources we need to continue."

By John Ferrannini | November 19, 2019

Reported hate crimes in San Francisco rose 58% in 2018 over the previous year even as hate crimes nationwide leveled off after years of increasing, according to statistics released by the FBI Tuesday, November 12.


By Lisa Keen | November 18, 2019

In a historic first, a gay presidential candidate for a major party nomination has topped the polling in Iowa, the first state that will select its delegates to the party nominating conventions.

By BAR staff | November 13, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren's campaign opened its Oakland office last weekend.


By Lisa Keen | November 13, 2019

A convicted murderer was executed in South Dakota November 4, after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to consider evidence that state court jurors had sentenced the man to death because they knew he was gay and thought he would enjoy life in prison.

By John Ferrannini | November 7, 2019

Two federal judges in two days have struck down the Trump administration's Denial of Care rule as a third case in San Francisco awaits a judge's decision.


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