Democrats saw a potentially winning template in Lamb’s race. Two months before the election, Lamb announced that he would not back Pelosi if he got to Washington. The Congressional Leadership Fund, the National Republican Congressional Committee and other GOP groups went ahead with an anti Pelosi message, which hurt Lamb on the margins less than 30 percent of the district’s voters viewed her favorably but not enough to rescue the seat..

“Every appeal for money was tested endlessly 20 times so that they found that ‘hey’ worked as a salutation. They found for a while that a yellow background worked better than a white background. They found that if they had Anna Wintour in some email appeals it worked to some groups but not to other groups.

The sheer number of comments from this guy were enough to make me worry about my safety. So I reported them to ESPN security. Looking back now, after six years of working as a radio and TV host and SportsCenter reporter for ESPN, those messages don’t even make me blink.

WILLIAMS: It’s in the background of every conversation about every piece of legislation now going through Capitol Hill. It’s in conversations at the White House about how to persuade, especially conservative Democrats, to hold the line. And it’s in conversations on the hill among Republicans in terms of taking a hard stand against President Obama on health care legislation, focusing on deficit spending and potential tax increases..

Over the course of the series we see her suffer but more inwardly than outwardly unlike Philip. She represses her struggles and moves on, which is unhealthy, but she wants to get the job done above all else. We can see that (especially in Season 6) that whenever she shows expressions of vulnerability it is usually when she is alone.

I a bit amazed. I never gotten that pleasure of asking my mom to come over and cook for me, since I overtook her in cooking skills and was the one cooking the family meals whenever possible since I was around 15. I won complain, though she did her best and taught me the whole foundation of cooking.

During the same time period three gay bars in Dallas were vandalized as well.And hours after the Orlando mass shooting, it was reported that police in Santa Monica found a cache of weapons and chemicals in the car of James Wesley Howell, an Indiana man whom they said was headed to LA Pride. It was apparently unrelated to the Orlando shooting, and details were still coming in.Hatred against LGBT people is clearly something we’ve lived with for decades, and even in these days of big victories we see a ferocious backlash playing out which is also motivated by bigotry. Many of us often take for granted the freedoms we’ve won, and certainly we don’t think twice about going out for a good time, dancing and enjoying ourselves and we might not want to think about the dangers that still face LGBT people.