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Senate panel OK’s repeal of DOMA

WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to repeal a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman, but the legislation lacks votes for passage in the House or Senate. The vote was 10-8, with all committee Democrats favoring appeal and all Republicans opposed. The only immediate effect is political: ...