Supreme Court Extends Gay Marriage Rights With Two Rulings
By: Nina Totenberg
June 26, 2013
The Supreme Court issued two rulings expanding gay marriage rights on Wednesday. The first says gay married couples are entitled to the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. The second is expected to clear the way for gay marriage in California.
Democrats and Republicans in Virginia are at odds over the value of investigating the state Senator Phil Puckett, who resigned last month to take a job at a state tobacco commission — and turned the Senate over to Republicans.
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