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Cuomo blocks more judges performing marriages, blames Trump

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor has vetoed a bill to allow out-of-state federal judges to perform marriages over his displeasure with President Trump’s appointments to the federal bench. Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a Friday veto message said he ...

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Commentary: Marriage without a license? Ending an outdated idea

A marriage license is usually the first stop on the road to marriage. But New York, curiously, does not always require the betrothed couple to have a marriage license and, under a hundred-year-old statute, permits some marriages without a license ...

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Marriage today: Rich-poor gap, later vows, gays gain access

Through two decades of debate on whether America’s gays and lesbians should have the right to marry, opponents of such unions depicted their resistance as “defense of marriage.” Now, on the cusp of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that could ...

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Cuomo’s win on marriage sparks presidential talk

NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s successful push to legalize gay marriage in his state has made him a national hero to liberal voters and has sparked talk of a potential presidential bid for Cuomo in 2016. But Cuomo paired his quest for same-sex marriage with efforts to slash state ...

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