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House Democrats to Boehner: Mr. Speaker, your DOMA attorney is out of line

Monday, September 26, 2011
John Boehner
Six Democratic lawmakers on Monday sent U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), a letter reiterating their request for a briefing on the efforts of the law firm hired by the Speaker to defend the Defense of Marriage Act in several ongoing federal court challenges. [...]

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Democrats come out swinging during House hearing on ‘defending marriage’

Friday, April 15, 2011
Rep. Trent Franks (left), and NOM Chair Maggie Gallagher
Democrats came out swinging on Friday during a House subcommittee hearing on the Department of Justice announcement that it would curtail its defense of the federal ban on recognition of same-sex marriages. [...]

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Sponsors of DOMA repeal press Boehner for briefing on House defense efforts

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
John Boehner
Lead sponsors of the Respect for Marriage Act -- the bill aimed at repealing the Defense of Marriage Act -- are pressing House Speaker John Boehner for a briefing on any activities relating to plans by the House general counsel to defend DOMA. [...]

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