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 Barney Frank 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 group called True the Vote is training volunteers to target transgender voters as sources of fraud, says the National Center for Transgender Equality.

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Twitter analysts find that is the subject that 'most engages' Minnesotans.

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The ad seeks to connect Obama with Hugo Chavez, Che Guevara, and Mariela Castro — who is a prominent LGBT ally in Cuba.

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In a new video, the entertainer says that's one of the reasons Obama deserves to be reelected.

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A Harris Interactive poll for Logo TV finds that 72% of likely LGBT voters favor Obama, up from 65% two months ago.

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Nine LGBT candidates in six races promise to make Election Day a nail-biter on the local level.

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