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House Republicans Drop DOMA Defense

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

Lawyers for House Republicans have withdrawn their legal defense of the Defense of Marriage Act, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. Citing the...

Amanda Terkel

Former Republican Congressman Calls House GOP's Defense Of DOMA 'Ridiculous' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans continue to spend millions of taxpayer dollars defending the federal ban on same-sex marriage in court, most recently ...

Jennifer Bendery

House Republican Leaders Have Spent Nearly $1.5 Million On DOMA Defense | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders have spent nearly all of the $1.5 million they allotted themselves to defend the Defense of Marriage Act in cou...

Jennifer Bendery

House Democrats Fire Up Base Over Boehner's Defense Of DOMA | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama may not want to talk about gay marriage, but House Democrats are ready to fire up the base on the issue. The D...

Amanda Terkel

How Much Are Taxpayers Paying To Defend DOMA? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans have agreed to a new contract to pay a private law firm up to $1.5 million to defend the Defense of Marriage Act, whic...