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Why Is Obama Nominating This Anti-Gay Bigot Judge to Federal Court?

Why Is Obama Nominating This Anti-Gay Bigot Judge to Federal Court?
Barack Obama has nominated Michael Boggs — a far right, anti-marriage-equality extremist judge — to the federal bench. Here is a clip of what Judge Boggs thinks of "activist judges" and equality. So why is the President pushing for this man's promotion?
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Houston Mayor Moves Same-Sex Marriage Benefits Lawsuit Out of Republican Judge's Court

Houston Mayor Moves Same-Sex Marriage Benefits Lawsuit Out of Republican Judge's Court
Another major move in the legal battle over preserving Houston's same-sex benefits: Mayor Annise Parker and the city of Houston moved a lawsuit by the Harris County GOP out of Republican Judge Lisa Millard's court. The Republican judge halted the city's same-sex benefits policy by signing a temporary restraining order without first giving the city any proper notice.
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How Much Oil Did BP Spill and How Much Is It Worth: $10.5 or $18 Billion?

How Much Oil Did BP Spill and How Much Is It Worth: $10.5 or $18 Billion?
A federal judge was set to begin hearing three weeks of testimony Monday about how much oil made it into the ocean during the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Experts for BP and the federal government will provide U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier with very different estimates when the second phase of a trial resumes for litigation spawned by the spill.
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Michael Kunzelman
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