Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank
and MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts are among the celebrities
scheduled to appear on all-gay cabler Logo's election specials.
Hosting the specials will be comedian
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Sykes, the specials will be taped in front of a live studio
audience in Times Square in New York City and feature notable
panelists from both sides of the political divide.
The first special will air on Monday,
September 10, four days after the Democratic National Convention
(DNC), followed by a second special on Monday, November 5, election
Frank and Roberts are schedule to
appear on the first special, along with GOProud executive director
Jimmy LaSalvaia, Obama 2012 co-chair Joe Solmonese, Democratic pundit
Hilary Rosen and Historian Rick Shenkman.
According to producers, the specials
will “touch on hot topics for the LGBT voter including; gay
marriage, Supreme Court appointments, the economy and healthcare.”
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