Marriage equality bill heads to Biden’s desk following bipartisan U.S. House vote

By: - December 8, 2022 11:47 am

Debra Summers, left, and Lynne Womble pose for a picture after being married at City Hall in the early morning hours of October 21, 2013 in Newark. Democrats say Congress’ new marriage bill is essential to ensure same-sex and interracial marriages remain recognized federally if courts rule against them. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.