Sexual Orientation and Midterm Elections

Participants talked about gay and lesbian issues in the 2006 midterm elections and the potential impact of election results on future… read more

Participants talked about gay and lesbian issues in the 2006 midterm elections and the potential impact of election results on future campaigns, including the 2008 national elections. Topics included same-sex marriage, proposed amendments to state constitutions baring same-sex unions, and the use of gay and lesbian issues to divide the electorate. The also talked about the recent scandal surrounding Former Congressman Mark Foley’s involvement with congressional pages and the possible impact of the revelation of the scandal and his sexual orientation on the midterm elections. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close

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Program ID:
195087-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 25, 2006
Last Aired:
Oct 30, 2006

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  • Oct 25, 2006 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 26, 2006 | 3:48am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 26, 2006 | 8:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 27, 2006 | 12:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 30, 2006 | 1:56am EST | C-SPAN 1
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