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Marriage bill clears Washington Senate

House vote expected as early as next week, but referendum looms LISA KEEN  |  Keen News Service Washington State is well-poised to become the seventh state — and the second-largest — where same-sex marriage is legal. The...

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WATCH LIVE: Wash. Senate vote on marriage

Via Twitter, above is a shot of the standing-room-only crowd tonight in the gallery of the Washington Senate, which is reportedly set to debate and vote on a marriage equality bill at 8 p.m. Central time (6 p.m. Pacific)....

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Marriage equality bill introduced in Uruguay

According to the Chilean newspaper El Mercurio, legislators in Uruguay have introduced a marriage equality bill. The bill has a good chance of passing because the liberal Frente Amplio party controls both houses of the...

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Rhode Island House to debate same-sex marriage

Gordon D. Fox The speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, Gordon D. Fox, he is doing everything he can to move a marriage equality bill forward, according to the Providence Journal. Fox is openly gay. Rhode...

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Maryland panel advances marriage bill

Sam Arora After three days of drama, a Maryland House committee has finally advanced a marriage equality bill, voting 12-10 to send it to the floor. Democratic Del. Tiffany T. Alston, once a co-sponsor of the bill, voted against...

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Marriage equality battles ramping up across U.S.

N.H. Republicans working to repeal marriage law; other states offer mixed bag in legislative actions DANA RUDOLPH | Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com Two New Hampshire legislators have recently introduced bills to repeal that...

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