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Lawyers for House Republicans have withdrawn their legal defense of the Defense of Marriage Act, the Washington Post reported Wednesday.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

Jennifer Bendery

House Republicans Poised To Spend $3 Million On DOMA Legal Defense

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders have signed on to spend up to $3 million to keep defending the Defense of Marriage Act in court, according to a...

Jennifer Bendery

House GOP Ties Federal Gay Marriage Ban To House Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans may have complained loudly during the "fiscal cliff" debate about the need to rein in government spending, but that di...

Jennifer Bendery

House Republican Leaders Have Spent Nearly $1.5 Million On DOMA Defense

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

The Democratic Platform and the Right to Marry

Rep. Barney Frank | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Rep. Barney Frank

Platforms at their best are predictors of what parties will do, and that is "at their best." Far more important is what the people elected to office as Members of either of the two major parties actually do.

Jennifer Bendery

GOP Leader: DOMA Defense Is Our 'Responsibility'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) signaled Wednesday that despite recent setbacks, House Republican leaders will keep spendi...

Jennifer Bendery

House Democrats Fire Up Base Over Boehner's Defense Of DOMA

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...