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A look at the consequences of the big new SCOTUS decisions

  • Puneet Kollipara
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  • Wonkbook
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  • Oct 10, 2014
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The Supreme Court lets stand state rulings allowing same-sex marriage.

  • Puneet Kollipara
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  • Wonkbook
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  • Oct 7, 2014
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Good news for Obamacare supporters, bad news for former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell.

  • Puneet Kollipara
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  • Wonkbook
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  • Sep 5, 2014
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Ed Snowden, Bitcoin, Uber, and same-sex couples all changed society by defying conventional wisdom.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Dec 31, 2013
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The IRS and Medicare have announced they don't care if a married couple lives in a state that recognizes that marriage. If the marriage is real, it's good enough for them.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 29, 2013
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Sanjay Gupta comes out for medical marijuana -- but he's just following the rest of America.

United States v. Windsor could affect everything from Social Security to farm subsidies.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 29, 2013
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Edie Windsor's newly recognized marriage saved her hundreds of thousands of dollars. Why should marriage matter that much for taxes?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 27, 2013
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Here's what the Supreme Court's ruling overturning the Defense of Marriage Act means for the federal budget.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jun 26, 2013
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The Supreme Court ducked a ruling on the merits of California's same-sex marriage ban. But that's the same thing as a win for California's LGBT couples.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 26, 2013
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The 17-year-old federal law defining marriage is no more. What does that mean for same-sex couples?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 26, 2013
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Support for same-sex marriage in the Senate has grown exponentially.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Apr 2, 2013
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The Supreme Court expert on this term's same-sex marriage cases, and what we learned from oral arguments.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 29, 2013
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Life's too short to read entire oral arguments. Here are the key back-and-forths to read in today's Supreme Court oral arguments.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 27, 2013
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The second day of Supreme Court oral arguments on gay marriage, this time focusing on the federal ban, have concluded. Read them here.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 27, 2013
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Yesterday the Supreme Court debated Prop 8. Today they're debating the federal ban on gay marriage. Here are the basics.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 27, 2013
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Life's too short to read entire oral arguments. Here are the exchanges you need to know about.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 27, 2013
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The Supreme Court's arguments about the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans, and about whether it even has the right to rule on their constitutionality.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 26, 2013
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The Supreme Court is deciding on three separate casing dealing with marriage rights for gay, lesbian, and bisexual couples. Here's what's at stake.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 26, 2013
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A political scientist who predicted the effect of demographic changes on the election talks about on what Republicans need to do to compete.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 7, 2012
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