Politics

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.

A Ku Klux Klan chapter plans a victory rally in North Carolina, while racial incidents are reported at schools in Michigan, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania.

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The comedian provides some insight — and laughs — on the election that shook the world.

5:27 PM

President Obama met with President-elect Donald Trump today to discuss the transition of power.

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Charles Blow says today marks the start of a new, unrelenting pressure that America must put on Trump.

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