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

By: - December 13, 2022 5:15 am

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) attends a bill enrollment ceremony for the Respect For Marriage Act at the U.S. Capitol Building on Dec. 8, 2022 in Washington, D.C. In a 258-169 vote, the House of Representatives passed the billbwhich ensures marriage equality for same-sex and interracial couples. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/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.