Ken Cuccinelli Warned of Slippery Slope from Gay Marriage to Polygamy

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_dbed0bd1c9.jpgJupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli’s opposition to gay marriage is well established. But as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to issue decisions on two major gay marriage cases, less well-known is his co-authorship -- in January 2013 -- of a court brief that laid out an argument against the constitutionality of allowing same-sex couples to marry.

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Immigration Overhaul Clears Pivotal Vote in Senate

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_e14387da14.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate voted Monday to accept an immigration bill amendment calling for stricter border security. The amendment was the "deal" sponsored by Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., beefing up border security by an extra $30 billion before any undocumented immigrants can apply for citizenship.

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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Generic Drug Makers

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_cedc986f79.jpgComstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- By a 5-4 decision, the conservative wing of the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that makers of generic pharmaceutical drugs can't be sued for debilitating side-effects because federal approval of medicines holds sway over a state’s consumer-protection laws.

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New Air Force Leader Becomes Highest-Ranking Openly-Gay Person in Defense Dept.

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_ef301bd559.jpgUnited States Air Force(WASHINGTON) -- Undersecretary of the Air Force for just two months, Eric Fanning is now the acting civilian leader of the military branch after the retirement Friday of Air Force Secretary Michael Donley made him the highest-ranking openly-gay person at the Defense Department.

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Immigration Reform Gains Momentum, All Eyes on Boehner

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-06_decf74cc77.jpgPhoto by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- An immigration reform bill in the Senate now has crucial Republican support after senators struck a deal centered on border security last week. But whether the sweeping legislative package can pass the more conservative House of Representatives is another question.

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