He was the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination until he dropped out amid revelations of extramarital affairs. He represented Colorado in the United States Senate from to He managed Senator George McGovern 's successful campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination and McGovern's unsuccessful general election campaign against President Richard Nixon. After narrowly winning re-election in , he sponsored the Semiconductor Chip Protection Act of , becoming known as an " Atari Democrat ". Hart sought the Democratic presidential nomination in , narrowly losing the race to former Vice President Walter Mondale. Hart declined to seek re-election to the Senate in and sought the Democratic presidential nomination in
THE 2004 CAMPAIGN: SAME-SEX MARRIAGE; Urged by Right, Bush Takes On Gay Marriages
Same-sex marriage: That was then, this is now – CNN Political Ticker - suap.info Blogs
Ten years ago on Saturday, Massachusetts became the first state to legalize same-sex marriage following a ruling months earlier by the state's Supreme Court. As couples packed Boston's City Hall t o apply for marriage licenses, Thomas Menino, the Democratic mayor at the time, gave them a warm welcome. And the state's governor back then, Republican Mitt Romney, said he'd abide by the law. Until then I intend to follow the law and expect others to do the same," the future Republican presidential nominee added.
Republican Rob Portman Supports Gay Marriage
The war hero, senator, secretary of state and presidential candidate has plenty to write about — and to be right about. J ohn Forbes Kerry served nearly three decades in the Senate, four years as secretary of state, and did a tour of duty as a naval combat officer in Vietnam. He also landed within three points of beating George W Bush in , the smallest winning margin for an incumbent president since Woodrow Wilson.
As Biden continues to build his team for his upcoming presidential term, all eyes are on Capitol Hill to see who else will become part of the Biden administration. She graduated from the School of Translation and Interpretation at the University of Geneva in , and moved to the United States shortly after to work as an interpreter at the United Nations. The couple met while she was attending school at the University of Geneva, and were married on February 5, Tragically, John Heinz died in a plane crash in The pair were married for 25 years at the time tragedy struck their family.