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Gay half-sister of Republican Gingrich backs Obama
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Source: Chicago Tribune

Reuters
12:04 a.m. CST, December 8, 2011


(Reuters) - The gay half-sister of Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich slammed his position on gay rights on Wednesday and said she will support President Barack Obama, a Democrat, in the 2012 election.

Candace Gingrich-Jones, a gay rights activist, told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow that she and her older half-brother, the former speaker of the House of Representatives, were "mutually respectful" but disagree on gay rights.

"He is definitely on the wrong side of history when it comes to those issues," Gingrich-Jones said.

She said she would "work really, really hard to make sure that President Obama is re-elected next year no matter who the Republican candidate is."

Read more: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/sns-rt-us-g...
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  -Gay half-sister of Republican Gingrich backs Obama kpete  Dec-08-11 09:44 AM   #0 
  - lol  liberal N proud   Dec-08-11 09:49 AM   #1 
  - Kind of reflects her interview on Rachel show, but no 'slam' involved.  elleng   Dec-08-11 09:55 AM   #2 
  - I thought she was really sweet about him on Rachel  JenniferJuniper   Dec-08-11 01:16 PM   #13 
  - right  elleng   Dec-08-11 01:41 PM   #16 
  - I watched the Maddow interview and agree...  BadtotheboneBob   Dec-08-11 02:03 PM   #19 
  - "He is definitely on the wrong side of history when it comes to those issues," Gingrich-Jones said.  yellowcanine   Dec-08-11 02:07 PM   #20 
  - Does Backmann have a gay sister also?  HockeyMom   Dec-08-11 10:07 AM   #3 
  - Just her husband.  sarcasmo   Dec-08-11 10:57 AM   #9 
  - Actually, I think she has a  LibertyLover   Dec-08-11 01:52 PM   #17 
  - Stepsister, actually. nt  TheWraith   Dec-08-11 02:00 PM   #18 
  - Does Backmann have a gay sister also?  HockeyMom   Dec-08-11 10:07 AM   #4 
  - Any kind of love is alright ... eom  Kolesar   Dec-08-11 10:19 AM   #5 
  - Who knew, Gingrich has a good half? . . .  Journeyman   Dec-08-11 10:21 AM   #6 
  - ...hilarious.  SoapBox   Dec-08-11 10:32 AM   #7 
  - Sure hope Newt wins the nomination, it should be an easy victory for Obama.  sarcasmo   Dec-08-11 10:57 AM   #8 
  - Funny, but not terribly interesting  kenfrequed   Dec-08-11 12:35 PM   #10 
  - Yeah,  progressoid   Dec-08-11 02:47 PM   #21 
  - Finally, a wedding Newt hasn't been to  KamaAina   Dec-08-11 12:59 PM   #11 
  - Cool! Did you know that Phyllis Schlafly's gay son STILL worked at Eagle Forum?  alp227   Dec-08-11 01:04 PM   #12 
  - For Phyllis and son, it's about keeping their power in society while denying others their rights.  freshwest   Dec-08-11 01:16 PM   #14 
  - And Cheney's gay daughter is a rabid Republican, too. nt  tblue37   Dec-09-11 01:41 AM   #22 
  - Wow the half wit has a gay half sister with all her wits....  ooglymoogly   Dec-08-11 01:22 PM   #15 
 

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