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Rachel Hoff is a D.C. delegate to the GOP Convention in Cleveland. She’s also the first openly gay member of the party’s platform committee. Last week her fellow committee members voted down amendments which would have softened the party’s stance on LGBT issues. We speak with her about how the party’s platform will play with voters, and what it means to be gay and Republican in the District.
- Rachel Hoff D.C. Delegate to the GOP Convention; Member, Republican Platform Committee
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