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Elizabeth Warren to enter Massachusetts Senate race Wednesday

Harvard professor and consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren will officially announce Wednesday morning that she will challenge Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) in 2012 to reclaim the Senate seat for the Democrats, a senior Massachusetts Democratic Party official confirmed to Raw Story. Warren’s candidacy has been the subject of speculation for more…

Federal judge declares nation-wide gay marriage ban unconstitutional

A U.S. district judge in Boston, Massachusetts declared Thursday in two separate rulings that a nation-wide ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional because it prohibits individual states from defining what marriage is and is not. In one decision, U.S. District Judge Joseph Tauro, according to a breaking Associated Press report,…