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Jennifer Bendery

John Boehner On DOMA Ruling: Meh

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) wasn't celebrating when the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday. But ...

Tyler Kingkade

DOMA Defense: Boehner Complaint Dropped By Watchdog Group CREW

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced he would spend $500,000 to hire an outside law firm to defend the Defense of Marriage...

Amanda Terkel

Law Firm Backing Same-Sex Marriage Ban Faces Backlash

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the LGBT legal community are seriously considering breaking ties with the firm King & Spalding in light of this week's news t...

Amanda Terkel

House GOP Paying Outside Counsel $500,000 To Defend Anti-Gay Marriage Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

This story has been updated. WASHINGTON -- House Republicans plan to pay former Solicitor General Paul Clement and his legal team from King & Spald...

John Boehner: DOJ Funds Should Pay To Defend Marriage

AP | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner says the Justice Department should reimburse the House for court costs of defending a ban on gay marriag...

John Boehner: House Likely To Defend DOMA

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives will likely issue its own defense of a federal law abandoned by the White House that defines mar...