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Ken Mehlman

Read the latest news about Ken Mehlman, the former Republican National Committee chairman who came out after the conclusion of the Bush administration. Learn about the Project Right Side, an organization he launched that puts pressure on the Republican Party to be more accepting of groups like LGBT Americans. Find out more about Ken Mehlman, a graduate of Harvard Law School, and other public figures who are related to the gay rights movement in the worlds of politics, business, law, and more.

A pro-equality Supreme Court brief filed by more than 300 conservatives, coordinated by Ken Mehlman, features several noteworthy changes from a similar effort in 2013.

March 10 2015 3:02 PM

Ken Mehlman and the Log Cabin Republicans' executive director tell us who or what they think is helping some Republicans evolve on marriage equality.

April 22 2013 10:00 PM

Dozens of prominent Republicans including Meg Whitman, Jon Huntsman, Christine Todd Whitman, and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen support marriage equality.

February 26 2013 11:47 AM

The former RNC chairman created Project Right Side, a research and analysis nonprofit, with the belief that conservatives succeed when they “attract new supporters to timeless traditions.”

November 21 2012 1:47 PM

“We have a real shot at prevailing here,” the Maryland governor told reporters Wednesday despite bad news in a new poll and expected attacks by the National Organization for Marriage.

November 01 2012 1:42 PM

Proposition 8 attorney and former Solicitor General Ted Olson said the “partisan veil” on marriage equality has been removed.

October 15 2012 9:48 AM

Governor Andrew Cuomo even offered to back Sen. Roy McDonald if he chose to continue as a third-party candidate, and a poll released by marriage equality advocates indicated the effort could be successful.

September 27 2012 7:39 AM Updated