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washingtonblade.com - volume 43, issue 2 - january 13, 2012

washingtonblade.com - volume 43, issue 2 - january 13, 2012

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JANUARY 13 2012 VOLUME 43 ISSUE 02 •
OUR COMMUNITY, OUR STORIES SINCE 1969
• WASHINGTONBLADE.COM
Santorum, Gingrichtripped up by gay issueson campaign trail
By CHRIS JOHNSONcjohnson@washblade.com
MANCHESTER, N.H. — FormerMassachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney earnedhis second victory in the race for theRepublican presidential nomination onTuesday by trouncing his competition in theNew Hampshire primary.Romney finished with 39.4 percent of thevote. Second place finisher, libertarian Rep.Ron Paul (R-Texas), had 22.8 percent. Mediaoutlets declared Romney the winner shortlyafter polls closed in the evening, unlike inIowa, where a winner wasn’t declared untilthe wee hours of the morning.Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, Jr.,came in third with 16.8 percent of the vote.Standing before his family during avictory speech at Southern New HampshireUniversity, Romney accused PresidentObama of having run out of ideas andexcuses in his leadership of the country.
 CONTINUES ON PAGE 14 CONTINUES ON PAGE 06
SANTORUM DENOUNCED AS ‘BIGOT,’PAGE 10HUNTSMAN CAMPAIGN CELEBRATES,PAGE 12
MITT ROMNEY 
made history by winning both the Iowa caucuses and the NewHampshire primary.
WASHINGTON BLADE PHOTO BY MICHAEL KEY 
Romney wins big inNew Hampshire
An AllySpeaks
Ugandan minister saysU.S. anti-gay groupshelp fuel extremismin African countries.
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D.C. Council candidate, once backedby NOM, seeks to replace Thomas
By LOU CHIBBARO JR.lchibbaro@washblade.com
An outspoken advocate for placing D.C.’s same-sexmarriage law on the ballot in a voter referendum in 2010says he no longer holds that view and will express “respect”for the law as a candidate for the City Council in a specialelection this spring.Civic activist Delano Hunter has announced plans to runfor the Ward 5 Council seat that became vacant last weekwhen incumbent Harry Thomas, a Democrat, resigned afterpleading guilty to federal theft and tax evasion charges.“I do not seek to overturn the Marriage Equality Act whenelected,” Hunter told the Blade in a statement released on Tuesday.“I will, however, continue to establish working relationshipswithin the LGBT community to focus on issues that affect thequality of life for all residents of the District of Columbia,” he said.Hunter unsuccessfully challenged Thomas in theSeptember 2010 Democratic primary. He received thebacking of anti-gay groups that opposed the same-sex marriage law. The D.C. Council approved the law inDecember 2009.At the time, Hunter joined gay marriage opponents incalling for a voter referendum to overturn the law. The city’selection board ruled that the law could not be subjected to areferendum, saying doing so would violate the city’s HumanRights Act, which bans discrimination based on sexualorientation.The D.C. Superior Court, the D.C. Court of Appeals andthe U.S. Supreme Court upheld the election board’s rulingfollowing a series of appeals by gay marriage opponentswho challenged the election board’s decision.In an exclusive Jan. 10 interview with the Blade, Hunter saidthat while groups opposed to same-sex marriage endorsedhis candidacy in the 2010 Democratic primary, he focusedhis campaign on other issues, such as unemployment, crimeand the high rate of HIV infection among residents of hisward.
Hunter now ‘respects’D.C. marriage law
 
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