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House Republicans begin DOMA defense

After hiring former U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement to defend the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, House Republicans officially entered the ongoing legal battle yesterday with a motion to intervene in a New York-based challenge to the law.

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Bills to repeal DOMA filed in U.S. House, Senate

In the latest move in the largely partisan battle over the fate of the Defense of Marriage Act, Democratic lawmakers in the House and Senate have filed bills to repeal the measure, which denies federal benefits to same-sex married couples.

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