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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 ...

Amanda Terkel

Former Republican Congressman Calls House GOP's Defense Of DOMA 'Ridiculous'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 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 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...

Jennifer Bendery

John Boehner, DOMA Defender, Campaigns For Openly Gay GOP Candidate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has long opposed gay rights, from his opposition to repealing "don't ask, don't tell" to his vote ag...

Jennifer Bendery

Boehner 'Will Continue To Respect' Law Against Same-Sex Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats on Monday took another shot at persuading House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) into dropping his legal support fo...

Amanda Terkel

Eric Cantor Condemns Occupy Wall Street 'Mobs'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Top House GOP leaders assured attendees at the 2011 Values Voter Summit Friday morning that despite all the attention on fixing the nati...

Amanda Terkel

How Much Are Taxpayers Paying To Defend DOMA?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Amanda Terkel

Did John Boehner Break The Law?

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives has signed a contract to pay a law firm up to $500,000 (and possibly more) to defend the Defense of Marriag...

Amanda Terkel

Online Campaign Targets Employees Of Law Firm Fighting Same-Sex Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A progressive organization is targeting employees at the law firm King & Spalding with an online campaign aimed at preventing House Spea...

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...

Sam Stein

Boehner-Led Group Will Defend DOMA In Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced on Friday that he was spearheading a process that will, ultimately, witness the House of R...

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...