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WASHINGTON (AP) A congressman from Utah has filed legislation that would overturn a D.C. bill allowing gay marriage. U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican, submitted his legislation Tuesday. Because the city is a federal district and not a state its laws must be sent to Congress before taking effect.

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington drivers should be prepared for traffic closures because of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address. The president's first State of the Union address is Wednesday night, and some streets will be closed except to authorized pedestrians beginning at 6 p.m.

WASHINGTON (AP) A Washington woman is facing up to 15 years for allegedly stalking a judge who took the stand and told jurors of a failed love affair that led her to fear for her safety. D.C. Superior Court Magistrate Judge Janet Albert took the stand Tuesday in the trial of Taylar Nuevelle, who is charged with burglary, unlawful entry and stalking charges.

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