The Hill: “Gay GOP candidate: Party must change”

From The Hill (12/12/2013):

California House candidate Carl DeMaio wants to be known as a GOP problem solver, not as one of two openly gay Republicans running for Congress this year.

The libertarian-leaning former San Diego City Councilman, who is challenging freshman Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) in a swing district, boasts of the work he did to help his city avoid bankruptcy.

“I don’t think the biggest unique thing about my candidacy is that I’m the gay guy. I don’t think that’s true,” he said. “I think the uniqueness in my candidacy is I get things done.”

. . .

“People want a new-generation Republican,” he said. “They are sick and tired of the Republican Party getting sidetracked on divisive social issues. They want to see a Republican Party that is able to articulate on a set of solutions on the issues that matter most to the American people.

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