According to The Hill, Vice President Joe Biden responded to the Supreme Court’s Prop 8 ruling by predicting “we’re on the verge of seeing America move even further” on same-sex marriage. He said the court’s ruling represented “a great day for every gay and lesbian couple and it should be a great day for ever […]
Official scorers of federal legislation gave backers of an immigration bill support by finding that the proposed law would boost the economy. But for some, the CBO was once again projecting too much confidence.
Is there a future in bipartisan politics? The former senator aims to find out.
Same-sex marriages resumed in California, following a decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to lift the stay on a ruling overturning the state’s Proposition 8 gay-marriage ban.
In striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act this past week, the Supreme Court not only rejected a longstanding rationale for laws disfavoring gays and lesbians—the welfare of children. The court turned that rationale on its head.
Businesses won a victory in the Senate immigration bill through measures to boost access to foreign workers. Now, they face a much tougher sell in the House.
Secretary of State John Kerry added a day to his trip as Israeli news media reports suggested that he was close to a breakthrough in reviving Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.