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It was long past time for state GOP to recognize gay fundraising group
It was long past time for state GOP to recognize gay fundraising group

The biggest surprise from the California Republican convention Sunday was not the party's decision to formally recognize the Log Cabin Republicans; it was that it hadn't done so already. The group of gay and lesbian Republicans has been around for nearly 40 years. Its members are prolific political fundraisers, and its Log Cabin Luaus, at which attendees wear rainbow-colored leis and drink mai tais, are among the best-attended parties at the state GOP conventions. They are part of the Republican establishment. They just hadn't been officially recognized as such. And that's the problem. This is California, where more than 60% of residents favor allowing gays and...

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