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10:40 AM ET, June 25, 2011

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New York Times:
Gay Marriage Approved by N.Y. Senate  —  ALBANY — Lawmakers voted late Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, making New York the largest state where gay and lesbian couples will be able to wed, and giving the national gay-rights movement new momentum from the state where it was born.
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NY Daily News:
Gay marriage legal in New York State after Senate passes historic bill 33-29  —  ALBANY - New York made history last night as the State Senate voted “aye” on gay marriage.  —  Senators passed the bill 33 to 29 as the normally somnolent chambers erupted in a raucous chant of “USA!  USA!”
Discussion: The Atlantic Online and GayPatriot
ThinkProgress:
New York Passes Same Sex Marriage Bill: Population Living Under Equality More Than Doubles  —  Moments ago, in a vote of 33 to 29, the New York Senate passed a marriage equality bill, thereby doubling the number of Americans living in a state where gay and lesbian people can marry.
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
The arc of history bends towards justice in N.Y.  —  Six down, 44 to go. … The final vote was 33 to 29.  New York joins Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and the District of Columbia as the only places in the U.S. where same-sex couples can get legally married.
City Room:
Consensus Reached on Religious Exemptions in Gay Marriage Bill  —  ALBANY — The Cuomo administration and legislative leaders have reached agreement on language to protect religious institutions from obligations to recognize same-sex marriage, two people involved in the negotiations said on Friday afternoon …
Reid J. Epstein / The Politico:
Historic N.Y. vote is a win for Cuomo, gay rights activists  —  Striking what advocates believe is a historic victory for gay rights, New York on Friday approved same-sex marriage, making the Empire State the sixth and largest state to allow gays and lesbians to marry
John McCormack / Weekly Standard:
New York Conservative Party Chairman Predicts Passage of Same Sex Marriage Bill  —  Mike Long, the chairman of the New York Conservative Party and a leading opponent of the bill to institue same sex marriage in New York, tells THE WEEKLY STANDARD that the bill will likely pass “by the end of the night.”
CNN:
New York governor signs same-sex marriage bill into law  —  Albany, New York (CNN) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the state's marriage equality bill hours after it passed the Republican-controlled Senate on Friday night, making it the sixth state in the nation to legalize same-sex marriage.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Sandhya Somashekhar / Washington Post:
New York legalizes same-sex marriage in win for gay rights advocates  —  The New York Senate voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, delivering a significant victory to the gay rights movement and making New York the largest state to permit such unions.  —  Given the state's population …
Discussion: AMERICAblog Gay
Mary Snow / CNN:   New York legislators approve same-sex marriage
Reid J. Epstein / The Politico:
Gay marriage bill moves to New York senate floor
Discussion: LGBTQ Nation, Las Vegas Blog and Salon
Alicia M. Cohn / The Hill:
GOP Rep. McCarthy to Obama: ‘Get off the golf course’ and ‘get engaged’  —  The No. 3 Republican leader in the House took President Obama to task Friday, claiming he should put the golf clubs down and get directly involved in the budget talks with Congress.  —  “He's got to get off …
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Daniel Strauss / The Hill:   Sen. Sessions challenges Obama to make debt-ceiling talks public
Catherine Dodge / Bloomberg:
House's McCarthy Says Obama Must ‘Show Leadership’ in Deficit Negotiations
Discussion: The Page
The Huffington Post:
Obama, Boehner Held Secret Debt Ceiling Meeting At White House
Discussion: Washington Monthly and TPMDC
G-A-Y / Good As You:
Photo: Stonewall.  Right now. 42 years later.  —  From G-A-Y pal Scott Wooledge:  —  [@Clarknt67]  —  Chills.  —  Another view, courtesy of Mel England:  —  [@melengland]
Discussion: Crooks and Liars
Ben White / The Politico:
First look: Fear over Greece grows - New this morning: Bernanke numbers drop - Hot this morning: Oil bounces back - Boehner under pressure  —  MIND MELD: WHY WALL STREET HATES WASHINGTON - Bring up Washington's understanding of financial markets around Wall Street and you get rolled eyes and four-letter words.
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Josh Rogin / Foreign Policy:
Despite vote, majority of Congressmen want to defund the Libya war  —  Obama administration officials are claiming a partial victory today because the House rejected a measure to defund the Libya war, even after rejecting a separate measure that would have authorized the war.
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Josh Rogin / Foreign Policy:
Exclusive: Top U.S. admiral admits we are trying to kill Qaddafi
Jordan Howard / The Huffington Post:
Bachmann Takes Swipe At Romney On Abortion … WASHINGTON — Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) said Friday that the 2012 elections was not the time for Republicans to nominate someone with a wavering record on abortion, alluding to one of her competitors in the race.
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Indianapolis Star:
Judge stays abortion law that defunded Planned Parenthood  —  A federal judge has halted enforcement of a law cutting off funding to Planned Parenthood of Indiana and other entities that provide abortions.  —  The ruling by U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt on Friday night means Planned Parenthood …
Matthew Continetti / Weekly Standard:
Queen of the Tea Party  —  The presidential campaign of Michele Bachmann  —  If she'd fallen backward, she'd have been killed.  It was September 2009, during her second term in Congress, and a magazine had sent a photographer to shoot Michele Bachmann.  He escorted her to the third floor rotunda …
Discussion: Power Line
Ynetnews:
Report: Bushehr experts killed in Russian plane crash  —  Iranian nuclear efforts suffer major setback as five leading figures in design of its nuclear facilities perish in crash  —  Five Russian scientists who assisted in the design of Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant were among …
 
 
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