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Feb 11, 2015

Longtime aide: Obama misled on early gay marriage opposition

President Barack Obama feigned opposition to gay marriage for most of his political career, compromising his true beliefs out of concern it could hurt him with voters, Obama's longtime political adviser disclosed in a new book.

Feb 10, 2015

State opposes $1.2M attorney fees in gay marriage case

The Wisconsin Department of Justice is opposing civil rights advocates' claims for $1.2 million in attorney fees they say they accumulated fighting the state's gay marriage ban.

Feb 5, 2015

Poll: Support of gay marriage comes with caveats

While finding that Americans narrowly favor allowing gay and lesbian couples to legally marry, a new Associated Press-GfK poll also shows most believe wedding-related businesses should be allowed to deny service to same-sex couples for religious reasons.

Jan 26, 2015

DOJ didn’t track gay marriage case hours

The state Department of Justice says it doesn't have any records of the hours it spent defending Wisconsin's gay marriage ban, making the full cost of fighting the case impossible to determine.

Jan 19, 2015

US high court sets stage for historic gay rights ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court is getting back in the marriage business.

Jan 16, 2015

US high court to hear gay marriage cases in April

The U.S. Supreme Court says it will decide whether same-sex couples nationwide have a right to marry under the Constitution.

Jan 9, 2015

US high court still mulling gay marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court has quietly engineered a dramatic increase in the number of states that allow gay and lesbian couples to wed. That increase also has raised the chances the justices soon will settle the legal debate.

Dec 31, 2014

Immigration, gay marriage and a nation’s change

On a bright New Year's Day in 2010, a small group of immigrants including a young couple in love laced up donated sneakers for a 1,500-mile march from Miami to Washington.

Dec 30, 2014

Gay marriage cases teed up for justices’ action

Gay marriage cases are on the U.S. Supreme Court's agenda with enough time for the issue to be argued and decided by late June.

Dec 18, 2014

ACLU withdraws gay marriage lawsuit

Attorneys who filed a lawsuit seeking legal recognition of hundreds of same-sex marriages performed in June in Wisconsin have dismissed their lawsuit after the state said the marriages would be recognized.

Dec 14, 2014

Lawyers who fought same-sex marriage ban seek legal fees

The lawyers who successfully fought to undo Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage are seeking to recoup $1.2 million in legal costs from the case.

Nov 18, 2014

Gay marriage issue squarely before US high court

A same-sex couple from Michigan is putting the question of the right to marry nationwide squarely before the U.S. Supreme Court.


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