In Politics, The Advocate presents the latest news about the political world. From Supreme Court rulings to state and federal laws, we report on how politics shapes the day-to-day realities faced by members of the gay community. Read about LGBT leaders like Brian Sims and Tammy Baldwin, and their work to advance the LGBT rights movement in the United States and around the world. Learn about legislation related to same-sex marriage, adoption, and other issues in gay politics that will impact the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Americans.

The Federal Trade Commission should use its regulatory authority to end this 'unfair, deceptive, and fraudulent practice,' say four congressional Democrats.

February 10 2016 8:47 PM

The only high-profile woman vying for the Republican nomination today announced on Facebook that she has suspended her campaign.

February 10 2016 4:27 PM

Reports say the governor of New Jersey will announce today he's suspending his campaign for the Republican nomination for president. 

February 10 2016 3:15 PM

The business tycoon gets a clear victory.

February 09 2016 8:57 PM

Sanders takes New Hampshire, as widely expected. Watch speeches below in which he and Hillary Clinton make promises on LGBT equality.

February 09 2016 8:47 PM