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(Washington, DC) – Log Cabin Republicans eagerly look forward to working with the new House and Senate seated today.  Log Cabin offers congratulations to Speaker Boehner and is committed to working with the 112th Congress on critical issues facing America.
“It is time to get to work on the central issue confronting the United States today – rehabilitating the economy through job creation, tax reform and restraining government spending,” said Christian Berle, Log Cabin Republicans Deputy Executive Director.  “Log Cabin Republicans look forward to working with long-time allies like Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Judy Biggert, along with new supporters including Representatives Richard Hanna and Nan Hayworth.  In the Senate, Mark Kirk has already proven his intent to continue as a strong voice for all Americans, joining a team of pro-equality Republicans including Senator Susan Collins.  The 2010 election was an historic victory for the GOP, and Log Cabin Republicans is committed to moving forward as part of a stronger, more inclusive Republican Party focused on the issues that unite us as Americans.”The Log Cabin Republicans are proud to have endorsed the following victorious candidates: Charlie Bass (NH-2), Bob Dold (IL-10), Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-08), Nan Hayworth (NY-19), and Richard Hanna (NY-24).

Endorsed Log Cabin allies who will be returning to Congress include: Judy Biggert (IL-13), Mary Bono Mack (CA-45), Charlie Dent (PA-15), Leonard Lance (NJ-07), Todd Platts (PA-19), Dave Reichert (WA-08) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-18).



Log Cabin Republicans is the only Republican organization dedicated to representing the interests of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans and their allies. The more than 30-year old organization has state and local chapters nationwide, a full-time office in Washington, DC, a federal political action committee and state political action committees.