Ruth Bader Ginsburg Speaks About Officiating Gay Marriage

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_e182b64bf8.jpgGetty Images/Hulton Archive(WASHINGTON) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a speaking engagement on Friday at the Constitution Center in Philadelphia where she spoke about the nation's high court as well as her experience officiating a gay wedding. Asked about her role in the wedding, Ginsburg said, "Who counted among we the people when our constitution was new, well not very many people."

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President Obama to Speak Tuesday to Rally Support for Action in Syria

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_fbf8f40b4b.jpg (WASHINGTON) -- President Obama said that America need to respond to the situation in Syria in a call for action during his weekly address and will attempt to round up new-found support during a public address on Tuesday. Just back from the G20 summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, Obama referred to the chemical attack in Syria about three weeks ago as a matter of national security, saying "This was not only a direct attack on human dignity, it is a serious threat to our national security."

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Five Signs Sen. Ted Cruz Plans to Run for President in 2016

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_8c8f2c9975.jpgPhoto by Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Ted Cruz is a rising star in the Republican Party and thought to be a possible presidential candidate in 2016. With an impressive resume – degrees from Princeton and Harvard Law, first Hispanic solicitor general of Texas, youngest solicitor general in the history of the United States – and a particular skill for rhetoric (he’s also a former national debate champion) Cruz is definitely a politician to watch.

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President Obama's Weekly Address: Calling for Limited Military Action in Syria

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_982f6c7d3e.jpgSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- President Obama spent much of this week urging lawmakers and world leaders to back his plans for limited and targeted military action in Syria. In his weekly address, the president reinforced the need for such steps in order to hold the Assad regime accountable for alleged chemical attacks in August. Obama called the Aug. 21 incident "the worst chemical weapons attack of the 21st century," and emphasized the belief that the Syrian government was to be held responsible.

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GOP Weekly Address: Sen. John Barrasso Calls for Health Care Reform

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_946d107163.jpgUnited States Senate (WASHINGTON) -- In this week's Republican address, Sen. John Barrasso of Wyoming contends reforms must be made to President Obama's health care law. The Affordable Care Act is "hurting middle class families," Barrasso begins, and millions will be affected by new insurance rates. He argues for a repeal of the law, urging Democrats to join Republicans in the effort.

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