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SAN FRANCISCO — The judge presiding over the first serious challenge in federal court of a state gay-marriage ban has defined his career with an unconventional approach.

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from YahooNews:

Victoria Kennedy, widow of Sen. Ted Kennedy hugs Senator Majority Leader Harry

WASHINGTON – Senate Democrats passed a landmark health care bill in a climactic Christmas Eve vote that could define President Barack Obama’s legacy and usher in near-universal medical coverage for the first time in the country’s history.

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By Donald W. Wuerl    Washington  Sunday, November 22, 2009

 

One year ago, I stood with city leaders on a hill in Northeast as we broke ground for affordable housing in the District. When the St. Martin’s Apartments are completed, nearly 200 low-income families and individuals will get a fresh start on life in a wonderful example of the type of effective public-private partnerships the residents of our nation’s capital need. (more…)

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MEXICO CITY —  A lawmaker in Mexico’s capital has proposed changing the city’s civil code to allow gay marriages. (more…)

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