WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to settle the legal fight over a law that denies federal benefits to married gay couples.
The Justice Department on Tuesday asked the court to hear an appeal in its next term of lower court
By BETH FOUHYAssociated Press
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (AP) - Re-electing President Barack Obama is so important to Guy Hancock that he spends more time as a volunteer data collector at Obama's campaign headquarters here than at his paying job as a college professor
CHICAGO (AP) - Two Illinois county clerks have received permission to defend the state's gay marriage ban in court.
Effingham County Clerk Kerry Hirtzel and Tazewell County Clerk Christie Webb on Tuesday got the OK to intervene in the lawsuit filed in Cook
By TAMMY WEBBERAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Two county clerks from downstate Illinois have asked a judge for permission to do what Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan won't: defend the state's gay marriage ban
By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - In New Mexico, Tomasita Maestas says she will pick the presidential candidate who has the best plan to fix education and the economy.
In Arizona, Mexican immigrant Carlos Gomez backs Republican Mitt
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chief Justice John Roberts could have taken down the entire, massive health care law that his fellow Republicans deride as "Obamacare." He could have prevented the Supreme Court decision that largely disabled the most disputed aspects of Arizona
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Democratic congressman wants same-sex benefits for spouses of veterans and service members. Rep. Adam Smith of Washington is top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee. Smith is introducing legislation to make the Defense and Veterans Affairs
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Democratic congressman wants same-sex benefits for spouses of veterans and service members.
Rep. Adam Smith of Washington is top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee. Smith is introducing