Politics of the United States Breaking News: Appeals Court Lifts Hold on Calif. Gay Marriages

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A federal appeals court says it is lifting its freeze on same-sex marriages in California and the state is required to issue licenses to gay couples starting immediately. In a bipartisan vote, the Senate passed a sweeping, historic overhaul of the nation's immigration system ? the first attempt to tackle such reform in six years. The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, facing criticism of his findings that tax authorities targeted Tea Party-linked groups for extra scrutiny, said his office did not find evidence that the term "progressives" also was used to single out groups.

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