Same-sex marriage protected under bill passed by U.S. Senate with GOP support

By: - November 30, 2022 6:16 am
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks on the phone with his daughter Alison and her wife from his office after the Senate voted on the Respect for Marriage Act at the Capitol Building on Nov. 29, 2022, in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks on the phone with his daughter Alison and her wife from his office after the Senate voted on the Respect for Marriage Act at the Capitol Building on Nov. 29, 2022, in Washington, D.C. The Senate voted 61-36 in favor of the measure providing federal recognition and protection for same-sex and interracial marriages. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker / Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
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Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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