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September 17, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Romney reportedly wanted Ken Mehlman, the man behind George W. Bush's re-election in 2004

US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney reportedly wanted a gay man to lead his political campaign, it was revealed yesterday (16 September).

According to Politico.com, the anti-gay politician made reported pleas to Ken Mehlman, the manager of George W Bush’s re-election campaign in 2004.

Mehlman, who drove voters to the polls by focusing on anti-gay marriage legislation, came out in 2010.

August 9, 2012

GOProud leaders say a who's who of the conservative movement' is expected

GOProud, a gay conservative group, said Thursday (9 August) that it will be holding an event called Homocon 2012 during the Republican National Convention later this month.

The group, which says it seeks to promote freedom by supporting free markets, limited government and a respect for individual rights, has pushed for inclusion in Republican and conservative circles since 2009.

August 9, 2012

GOProud leaders say a who's who of the conservative movement' is expected

GOProud, a gay conservative group, said Thursday (9 August) that it will be holding an event called Homocon 2012 during the Republican National Convention later this month.

The group, which says it seeks to promote freedom by supporting free markets, limited government and a respect for individual rights, has pushed for inclusion in Republican and conservative circles since 2009.

May 28, 2012

Richard Grenell says he quit after just a few weeks on the job because publicity surrounding his sexuality was obscuring message

Richard Grenell, who briefly worked as Mitt Romney's campaign spokesman on national security issues, says he left the job after just a few weeks because his being gay had quickly become too much of a distraction.

He says he was being attacked by both sides of the political aisle.

May 28, 2012

Richard Grenell says he quit after just a few weeks on the job because publicity surrounding his sexuality was obscuring message

Richard Grenell, who briefly worked as Mitt Romney's campaign spokesman on national security issues, says he left the job after just a few weeks because his being gay had quickly become too much of a distraction.

He says he was being attacked by both sides of the political aisle.

May 6, 2012

Bryan Fischer is not happy that Mitt Romney did what he wanted

Bryan Fischer is no fan of consistency.

The American Family Association spokesman was extremely upset when Gov. Mitt Romney picked Richard Grenell to be his foreign policy spokesman.

'Romney picks out [and] loud gay as a spokesman. If personnel is policy, his message to the pro-family community: drop dead,' Fischer noted on his Twitter feed, as reported by Buzz Feed.

May 6, 2012

Bryan Fischer is not happy that Mitt Romney did what he wanted

Bryan Fischer is no fan of consistency.

The American Family Association spokesman was extremely upset when Gov. Mitt Romney picked Richard Grenell to be his foreign policy spokesman.

'Romney picks out [and] loud gay as a spokesman. If personnel is policy, his message to the pro-family community: drop dead,' Fischer noted on his Twitter feed, as reported by Buzz Feed.

May 4, 2012

Republican candidate says he wanted Richard Grenell to remain part of his team

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says Richard Grenell, who briefly worked as his spokesman on national security issues, was not driven out of his job by the Romney campaign.

Grenell had served as George W. Bush's spokesman at the United Nations and was under fire from social conservatives because he is gay.

May 4, 2012

Republican candidate says he wanted Richard Grenell to remain part of his team

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says Richard Grenell, who briefly worked as his spokesman on national security issues, was not driven out of his job by the Romney campaign.

Grenell had served as George W. Bush's spokesman at the United Nations and was under fire from social conservatives because he is gay.

May 1, 2012

Richard Grenell lasted only two weeks working for presumptive Republican nominee

Mitt Romney's opposition to gay marriage did not stop him from hiring openly gay Richard Grenell as his presidential campaign's foreign policy spokesman.

But the arrangement lasted just two weeks with Grenell submitting his resignation to the presumptive Republican nominee on Tuesday (1 April).

May 1, 2012

Richard Grenell lasted only two weeks working for presumptive Republican nominee

Mitt Romney's opposition to gay marriage did not stop him from hiring openly gay Richard Grenell as his presidential campaign's foreign policy spokesman.

But the arrangement lasted just two weeks with Grenell submitting his resignation to the presumptive Republican nominee on Tuesday (1 April).

April 21, 2012

New Romney advisor Richard Grenell gets in trouble for Twitter past

Mitt Romney's new foreign policy spokesperson has a Twitter history of sexist comments.

April 21, 2012

New Romney advisor Richard Grenell gets in trouble for Twitter past

Mitt Romney's new foreign policy spokesperson has a Twitter history of sexist comments.