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.

It's yet another blow to the Tar Heel State.

September 28 2016 1:24 PM

Several anchors and commentators have accused Hillary Clinton of actually preparing too much for Monday's presidential debate.

7:18 PM

The New York Times estimates he "stretched" the truth once every 5.29 minutes.

1:21 PM

If it seemed like Donald Trump was talking forever, it's because he was. 

1:15 PM

Female comedians took to Twitter to mock the most misogynistic candidate. 

12:54 PM

Twitter offers us a cross section of LGBT responses to the highs and lows of the first general election debate of 2016. 

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