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House LGBT Equality Caucus Staffs Up In Pursuit Of Ambitious Agenda

WASHINGTON — Six out of 435 may not seem like much, but in the House of Representatives that represents the largest class of out LGBT lawmakers in the history of the lower chamber. It also has meant that the LGBT Equality Caucus, started in 2008, is taking on a larger role in an institution steeped in tradition. Rep. David Cicilline, only in his third year in Congress, is the second-longest-serving out House member. In an interview with BuzzFeed, he noted the changes in the membership — but also looked toward bigger goals for the caucus. “We obviously have grown as a caucus in terms

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