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Van Hollen News

  • Wisconsin ‘Gamesmanship’ Shouldn’t Block Gay Unions: ACLU

  • Wisconsin Rebuffed by Court in Defense of Abortion Rules

    The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear arguments in defense of a Wisconsin law that would require doctors at abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

  • Wisconsin’s Walker Accused of Illegal Campaign Overlap

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker knew his campaign organization was collaborating with tax-exempt issue advocacy groups as they fought a 2012 attempt to recall him, prosecutors said in a court filing.

  • Wisconsin Gay-Marriage Ruling Put on Hold During Appeal

    Wisconsin same-sex weddings were put on hold after a federal judge delayed her earlier ruling that the state’s prohibition of them was unconstitutional.

  • Wisconsin Seeks Halt to Gay Marriages After Ban Rejected

    Wisconsin’s attorney general asked a federal appeals court to halt same-sex weddings, three days after a lower court overturned the state’s ban on gay marriage and set off a rush to the courthouse by couples seeking to wed.

  • Wisconsin Is Latest State to Toss State Gay-Marriage Ban

    Wisconsin laws barring same-sex marriage are unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled, increasing to 26 the number of U.S. states where such unions have been deemed legal by judges, voters or legislators.

  • Van Hollen Says Debt Limit Tests Bipartisanship (Transcript)

    Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, the top Democrat on the House Budget Committee, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that it’s a “good sign” Speaker John Boehner “stood up to the Tea Party crowd” in backing a budget agreement, and the next test of congressional bipartisanship will be whether Republicans use the debt ceiling next year as a political weapon.

  • Van Hollen Open to Medicare Cuts in a Tax Deal (Transcript)

    Representative Chris Van Hollen, a Maryland Democrat, said during an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s recent bid to remake the Republican Party is little more than public relations while expressing a willingness to consider one Republican proposal to restructure Medicare.

  • Obama Said to Issue Sweeping Two-Tiered Rule on Emissions

    President Barack Obama will propose a two-tiered regulation limiting U.S. carbon emissions from power plants while giving states broad leeway in how to achieve the cuts, according to people familiar with the proposal.

  • Van Hollen Wants to End Hedge-Fund Tax Break (Transcript)

    Representative Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that Congress should eliminate a tax break for private-equity and hedge- fund executives to pay for extending a payroll tax cut for workers.

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